Our Staff

All of us writing consultants have experience writing at the university level and have taken a special course preparing us to provide peer support for writing.

As you get to know us you will find that each of us is different, with a different consulting style. Let us know what works for you, and we’ll do our best to help.


Austin Fiedler


Austin is a senior pursuing majors in Creative Writing, as well as Design with Graphic Design Emphasis. He works at the Northern Student as a Layout Designer during the school year, and as Seasonal Staff at a zoo in the summer. He likes to spend his free time working on writing his novel, spending time in Diamond Point Park, and sketching while listening to music. In the future, he hopes to become a published author while doing freelance illustrating for new publications on the side.



Brooke Bachmann 

Brooklyn is a senior at BSU majoring in bus admin. with a proposed major in healthcare admin. She is #12 on the women’s basketball team at BSU.






Jenna Birnbaum

Jenna is a sophomore Computer Science major and an RA in Oak Hall. She enjoys reading, listening to music, hanging out with friends, and camping or hiking. After graduation, she hopes to start a career in the game or film industry.




Meghan Trimble

Meghan is a senior majoring in Creative and Professional Writing. She is Editor-In-Chief for the Northern Student Magazine, serves as Assistant to the English Department Chair, is a member of the Bemidji Choir, and regularly participates in local ministries. She spends her free time reading, watching movies, writing, or spending time outside. Meghan aspires to earn an MFA in order to obtain a professorship and kickstart her writing career.




The Writing Resource Center is eternally indebted to the former consultants and directors, who made this service an integral part of BSU life.

Former Directors:

Wendy Grosskopf
Brandy Lyn Brown
Jeanette Lukowski
Brian Donovan
Michael Morgan