Our super-powered mighty-morphin editorial team 

At The Nerd Recites we boast a writing team that holds a myriad of credentials, from degrees in Publishing, Comparative Literature, Computer Science and Games Development, to skills within voice acting, dancing and creative writing (including self-published authors). Our writers are not only based in the UK, but originate from all over the world.

Senior Staff

Michael James Ilett

Founder & Co-Editor in Chief

Michael James is the nerd that recites! He founded this site with the intention of building a one stop entertainment site for all of the nerdy things he loves in life.

Michael can often be found building LEGO, playing Civilization V and World of Warcraft, watching Sci-Fi and continuing to wait for “The Winds of Winter” to be released.

Christopher Hart

Co-Editor in Chief / Film, TV and Literature Writer

Chris is a Copywriter for a major Bank. He holds an MA in Publishing and a BA in Comparative Literature. He is also a self-published author (Altered Stone).

Chris' specialist subjects include LOST, The Leftovers, Preacher, Supergirl, BioShock, Fallout and Monstress.

Creative Staff

Jennifer Izykowski

TV and Film Writer

Jennifer is currently a stay at home mother residing in the Adirondacks region of upstate New York with a background in business management. At present, she is training to be a care provider for the elderly and disabled.

Hobbies and interests include homesteading, self defense and tactical training, hiking, photography, writing, reading, drawing, painting, television, comics, and film.

Specialty subjects include horror, The Walking Dead comic and tv series, Star Wars, and the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Vytautas Jokubaitis

Features Writer

Vytas is a graduate in English Philology and the Spanish language from Lithuania, currently doing his masters in England.

His hobbies include watching TV and movies, gaming and reading. He is also interested in all the things that make stories work, such as tropes and other devices.

His specialty subjects include A Song of Ice and Fire and other fantasy, Star Wars, and any other Sci-Fi stuff.

Joey Duis

Features Writer

Joey has a Masters degree in Communication, works as an SEA Marketeer, and is living in The Netherlands.

He enjoys watching as much television series and films as he possibly can, while using the time that is left to play Fifa or Pokémon.

Fun Fact: Joey's Rattata is in the top percentage of Rattata.

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