The Team

The Editors

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Bethan Thomas 21

Editor

Studies BA English Literature, Creative Writing and Practice
History Assistant ed. Issue 8
Cake Specialities Sales & Enthusiasm
Ambitions To have a career involving lots of exciting words and people, and possibly ice cream
Fun Fact I am the proud owner of eight blue peter badges (I needed more hobbies as a child)

Joanne Buttner 22

Editor

Studies BA English Literature, Creative Writing and Practice
Cake Specialities Marketing, writing and general grammar Nazi
Ambitions To create my own happiness on the pathway to success. Also to bake the best lemon drizzle cake the world has ever seen
Fun Fact Closet Doctor Who geek. Don’t tell anyone

Sarah Sutton 21

Editor

Studies BA English Literature
Cake Specialities Research and events
Ambitions To work in communication and PR
Fun Fact I was named after Sarah Connor of the Terminator series. I wish I was as badass as her

Jodie O’Toole

Assistant Editor

Studies BA English Literature with Creative Writing
Ambitions Post-university, I’m hoping to find a career that allows me to continue my keen interest in both reading and writing, perhaps in publishing or journalism.

Jess Phillips 19

Assistant Editor

Studies BA English Literature with Creative Writing
Ambitions To write (and publish!) a novel, and to travel the world in a pickup truck
Fun Fact My ultimate goal is to visit every abandoned theme park ever

Rhiannon Knowles

Assistant Editor

Cake Specialities Writing literary things, playing musical things, drawing arty things and drinking iced coffee, ideally with a little umbrella in it
Ambitions To gain editing experience

Jon Topham 20

Assistant Editor

Studies BA English Literature and Philosophy
Cake Specialities Editorial, social media and formatting
Ambitions To gain skills that increase my employability. Also, maybe I’ll write a novel some day
Fun Fact I have ten nephews and nieces that never seem to leave my home. I wanted to be a member of the Cake team because I wished to apply my writing skills practically, while also gaining valuable experience

Head of Web Development & Public Relations

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Ben Goldsworthy 20

Computer science second year, scuttle hound

Head of Marketing & Sponsorship

Thea Bibby 20

Hi, I’m Thea and I’m in my final year studying Marketing with Psychology. I’m head of marketing and sponsorship for Cake. I got involved with as I loved the way it allows students a platform for their work. In addition, I love poetry and cake

Past Team Members

Georgia Robinson (assistant ed. Issues 6, 7 and 8)

Shona Jackson (assistant ed. Issues 6 and 7, ed. Issue 8)

Rebecca Parkinson (assistant ed. Issues 6 and 7, ed. Issue 8)

Finn Jackson – (assistant ed. Issue 5, ed. Issues 6, 7)

Thomas Ley – (assistant ed. Issue 6) blogs at liewithstyle.wordpress.com

Helen Eccles – (assistant ed. Issue 6)

Fenella Craven – (assistant ed. Issue 6)

Martha Sprackland (founder of Cake) – (ed. Issues 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, associate ed. Issue 6)

Andrew McMillan (founder of Cake) – (ed. Issues 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, associate ed. Issue 6)