Sofiia Yakymenko
Sofiia is a Ukrainian currently living in Italy because of the war. She loves writing fiction, poetry, nature and architecture photography, and cycling. Sofiia learned to read at five and has not stopped since. Her favorite genre is romantic nonfiction, but she enjoys reading books in different languages. She dreams of studying comparative literature at Harvard University. She owns a small naughty dog who loves all the people. Sofiia likes seeing something special in usual things, which she then demonstrates in her artwork.

A magazine for teen writers—by teen writers. Under the Madness brings together student editors from across New Hampshire under the mentorship of the state poet laureate to focus on the experiences of teens from around the world. Whether you live in Berlin, NH, or Berlin, Germany—whether you wake up every day in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North or South America—we’re interested in reading you!