Willow is a Canadian writer and poet based in Montreal. She is currently working on the first draft of a speculative fiction manuscript, the second draft of a literary fiction manuscript, and a handful of creative, writing-related projects. Her poetry has appeared in The Dalhousie Review. Start a conversation with her on creative process at @willowloveday or say hello at www.willowloveday.com
Shelby Hinte is a writer and educator living in the Bay Area. She received her MFA in Fiction from San Francisco State University where she was the recipient of the 2019 Distinguished Graduate award. She has been a contributing food and beverage writer for Edible Santa Fe. Her fiction has appeared in Vagabond Lit, Witness Magazine, Hobart, Quiet Lightning's Sparkle + Blink, decomP magazinE, and elsewhere. She is currently at work on a novel about women and vortexes in the desert.
Contributed original writing prompts for week 3 and 4 of our unreliable narrator month, January 2019.
Gitana was born and raised in Southern California and currently resides in Los Angeles with her fiance (Joey) and their cat (Kitty). She is a recent MA graduate of English Literature from CSULB (California State University of Long Beach) and specializes in Medieval Literature. She looks forward to continuing her education in a PhD program where she can have the opportunity to study Hagiography.
Her blog, Gitana Eleni, is a book/lifestyle blog where she shares her knowledge about the things she loves the most: books, school, self-care, cooking, bullet journaling, and much more, while also helping people along the way.
She likes reading lots of different books but some of her favorite authors are Stephen King, Nabokov, and JD Salinger. She is also obsessed with cults, serial killers, and all things true crime. Find her on Instagram @gitana.eleni
Romanian born, Italian raised Londoner, Alina is pursuing a Comparative Literature and French BA at UCL (University College London). She is a regular contributor to student publications, writing on a variety of topics from literature and culture to current affairs as well as short fiction and poetry. In addition to her academic work, she participates in charity initiatives and is currently part of a volunteer programme aimed at facilitating access to higher education for high schoolers from underrepresented socio-economic groups.
She enjoys making and listening to music, looking at art and then discussing it with friends (preferably over coffee and cake) country walks and a good debate. You can follow her on Instagram @inbetweenthecovers
Contributed original writing prompts for our poetry month, December 2018.
Originally from Boston, MA, and currently living in Long Beach, CA, Amelie holds a BA in creative writing with a minor in comparative world literature. She is the creator of the bookish blog, Fête Lit, and the co-creator of Two Girl Book Party.
She is a plant lady, dog mama, book polyamorist, and writer of poems and stories. Check her out on Instagram @florenceandthebookparty