L. Quattrochi – Illinois, USA

L. Quattrochi is a young adult writer with a passion for poetry, painting, baking, housecleaning, early childhood education, and music. She wants to try and learn a bit of everything. Having started her literary career by self-publishing, she is now working on a fictionalized memoir/autobiography. She writes poetry simply because it’s always inside her and it helps quiet the noise in her head.

Find L. on Teen Ink and Instagram.

Emily L Quint Freeman – California, USA

Emily L Quint Freeman is the author of the memoir, ‘Failure to Appear, Resistance, Identity and Loss’ (Blue Beacon Books) and non-fiction articles appearing in digital magazines including Salon, Narratively, Drizzle Review, Creation, The Mindful Word, The Gay & Lesbian Review, and Open Democracy.

Find more on Emily’s website.