Jennifer Link Kieffer
Editor in Chief
Jennifer Link Kieffer is a founding member of Auxiliary Magazine and as Auxiliary’s Editor in Chief and Publisher, the primary driving force behind it. Jenny is a photographer and the owner of Jennifer Link Photography but also channels her creative energy into fashion styling, creative directing, production, and writing. She graduated with her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Alfred University’s School of Art and Design in 2006, spent a summer in Toronto solidifying her love of alternative fashion, spent a year in New York City attending concerts and clubs while working in the photography industry, and then returned to her hometown Buffalo in 2008 to launch Auxiliary Magazine.
Mike Kieffer is a founding member and the Music Editor of Auxiliary Magazine. Mike has a passion for electronic, dark, and ear-catching music and is constantly searching high and low for new, fresh, and quality artists. With a background as a DJ and event promoter, he has been playing under the name Darago and throwing parties under the name netwerk23 in Buffalo and surrounding cities for over fifteen years.
Fashion Editor at Large
Tasha Farrington aka Pretty Deadly Stylz is Fashion Editor at Large at Auxiliary Magazine, a motivated fashion stylist, and first time mom. Wearing many different hats, Tasha contributes her passion and unique perspective to the fashion pages of Auxiliary through research, trend watching, fashion styling, fashion editing, creative direction, set design, production, and casting. Tasha has over ten years of experience working as a fashion stylist in Toronto and is currently represented by Behind the Image.
Associate Fashion Editor
Shannon Kramp is the Associate Fashion Editor of Auxiliary Magazine. Shannon has been a part of the fashion world for many years as a fashion designer, costume designer, tailor, model, and for the past few years as a fashion stylist for editorials, films, music videos, and commercials. After a couple years in Austin developing her skills she now lives in her hometown of Buffalo and cites rockabilly, bohemian, pop culture, and cult films as her main style influencers.
Dylan Madeley is the Copy Editor of Auxiliary Magazine and a frequent contributor. He conducts interviews and writes articles for Auxiliary as well as contributing his writing talents to additional copy and introductions throughout each issue. He brings several years of experience covering the Toronto dark alternative scene with toronto-goth.com and reviewing books for Morbid Outlook. Dylan published his first novel, The Gift-Knight’s Quest, in 2015 and continues to work on future novels, makes a hobby of concert and event photography, and travels as much as he can.
Aaron Andrews is a long-time music contributor for Auxiliary Magazine and an electronic music DJ. He writes music reviews and interviews artists and bands ranging from the most influential icons to shining newcomers. Currently he hosts the weekly radio show “Sequence” on Buffalo’s WBNY 91.3 FM. DJ Aaron Andrews has had a shared weekly at Buffalo’s beloved but closed goth/industrial club The Continental, is a frequent guest DJ at Rochester’s Club Vertex, and is the co-host of Transmission’s New Order vs. Depeche Mode parties in Buffalo.
Hangedman is a music contributor for Auxiliary Magazine, DJ, broadcaster, and subculture pundit who has done the college radio circuit in and around Toronto since the awesome 80s. Currently he is the host of the weekly underground music live global broadcast “Machina” airing every Wednesday evening on eve-radio.com. In his hometown of Toronto he organizes, promotes, and DJs many different club nights and parties.
Arden Leigh is a frequent contributor and writes Auxiliary’s advice column Ask Arden. She is the founder of the Sirens Seduction Forum and the author of The New Rules of Attraction. She maintains her blog at ardenleigh.typepad.com, is currently working on a memoir of her experiences in the BDSM community, and she has released two EPs with her band Arden and the Wolves.
Vanity Kills is a long-time beauty and fashion contributor for Auxiliary Magazine. Her sharp wit and insight paired with a varied background in fashion, cosmetics, and music make her writing not only informative, but also highly entertaining. Vanity Kills has a great deal of experience writing on the topics she enjoys and embodies; she has written for Lip Service’s webzine and many alternative and subculture publications. In addition to writing she enjoys modeling, hairstyling, and performing with her band Venal Flesh.
Lisa Lunney is a frequent contributor to Auxiliary and a freelance writer based out of Edmonton. She attended Grant MacEwan University and has a diploma in Journalism and a degree in Communications and Professional Writing. She is a cat enthusiast, music lover, fashionista, and star gazer. She firmly believes words have the power to change lives.
Liz Walker is a frequent contributor to Auxiliary. She is a Minneapolis resident, is known to paint silly things and write about stuff she gets much too excited about, likes thrift stores, Lance Henriksen, and (especially) Morrissey. Her babbling has appeared in independent publications worldwide, including Australia’s Bespoke Zine, South Africa’s Georgette Magazine, New Mexico’s rockabilly magazine La Loca, and of course Auxiliary.