Alex Andy Phuong graduated from California State University, Los Angeles with a Bachelor of Arts in English in 2015. He has previously been published at both Pasadena City College and California State University, Los Angeles. His main passion is the beauty of the written word.
Alex Piña-Ceja is a Los Angeles native. She is a writer and actress hoping to only expand her knowledge and love for the forever flourishing metropolis. She spent four years in Albuquerque attending the Univeristy of New Mexico, where she earned a Degree in theater and Spanish. She is an… more »
Born to a Venezuelan surfer and a Napa Valley artist, Alexia has always been an avid traveler and fascinated with culture. After graduating from UC Santa Barbara, she sold every possession and spent nine months traveling around South America, writing about her adventures on a blog. She currently resides in… more »
Thinker, motivator and pathfinder, Alina graduated from UCLA with honors and holds a B.A. in American Literature and Culture. While at UCLA, she edited a print journal called ALEPH, UCLA’s Undergraduate Research Journal for the Humanities and Social Sciences. She enjoys writing, editing and the social sciences. Alina is eclectic… more »
Anahit is a recent graduate from UCLA. She enjoys reading translated books from around the world, attending art gallery openings, and planning future abroad trips.
Andrea Barreto is a Los Angeles native, having grown up in the San Gabriel Valley before moving to the Westside to attend UCLA for her Bachelor’s in English Literature. Andrea loves relaxing at different beaches along the Pacific Coast like any true Southern California girl, though her favorite beach will… more »
Raised in Hollywood by her journalist grandmother, Ani Mnatsakanyan fell in love with literature and writing at a very young age. At 14, she became enamored with the history of art, particularly Soviet avant-garde and unofficial art movements, and was determined to follow her dreams of studying and writing about… more »
Anna began her career in journalism writing book reviews, later branching out into broader lifestyle subjects like travel, collecting, and arts and culture. Her favorite writing tools are fountain pens and Moleskine notebooks.
A cultural aficionado since early youth, C. Marie Cradle is a passionate writer based in greater Los Angeles. Her aspirations include pursuing world travel for leisure and rich travel blogging, self-publishing multiple books and mastering the Romance languages, especially Spanish and Italian. Known commonly as Marie, Nisha and Marinarena (poet-travel… more »
Claudia is a freelance writer and translator fluent in English, French, and German. She writes about movies, animals, women, start-ups and anything else she finds interesting. When she’s not in Los Angeles, she works as a TV producer for European outlets or writes travel stories from wherever her feet take… more »
Cristina is an LA native and freelance writer. She has two Bachelor degrees: one in English and the other in Chicano Studies. The majority of her writing centers on uplifting voices from marginalized communities in popular culture (books, movies, music, etc.).
Emma is a freelance writer and journalist, based in England. She has a BA (Hons) in Journalism with NCTJ accreditation and ten years’ experience with news writing, feature writing and advertorials. In her spare time, she can often be found reading, looking wistfully at expensive flights to Canada and Japan… more »
Eve Hill’s work has appeared on network television, in print, and online. Eve was born and raised in San Francisco, graduated USC with a degree in Film History, and continues to appreciate the local history, food and cultural life of both Northern and Southern California. You may also find her… more »
A passion for food and a desire to share her Pakistani heritage has lead Izzah to make cooking videos on YouTube. She believes that food and language are two of the most important factors that allow one to transgress the physical space and develop real connections. Until she learns all… more »
A Los Angeles native, Jarone Ashkenazi has grown up loving everything in this town and hasn’t left! He enjoys exploring the city, from restaurants (he has been vegan since January 2013) to art exhibits to museums to new bars. If he is not participating in a sports activity, going on… more »
Jasmine Ashoori is an LA native and a writer majoring in English Literature at UCLA. Her passions lie most in the world of arts, literature, music, and film amplified by the LA ambiance around her. Jasmine is drawn to adventure and loves experiencing the new, while keeping up with the… more »
Jennifer Brand studied nutrition and dietetics undergrad and has a Bachelors Degree in the field (with a minor in chemistry). She also has a Masters Degree in Public Health and is working on a Masters Degree in human nutrition. Jennifer is a self proclaimed biochemistry nerd, gym fanatic, lover of… more »
Kaela is a Los Angeles native and typical “geek,” who loves attending conventions; reading books, watching sci-fi, fantasy, cartoons, anime and Disney, playing video games, and listening to podcasts. When she is not working at her daily job at USC, she produces a horror audio drama podcast called Midnight Marinara… more »
Kate Santos is a writer and photographer living in Los Angeles. She is currently studying in a distance learning program at Boston Architectural College for a Masters in Design Studies for Historic Preservation. She’s passionate about history, architecture and social justice issues.