Helen is a Chinese-American writer based in New York. Her writing is generously featured in 45th Parallel, Mock Turtle Zine, (m)othertongues, and more. She loves writing that is brimming with so much life you can't possibly look away. She thinks you should listen to Foster the Youth.
Kate Rowberry is a young Californian writer whose work has appeared in Paper Crane Journal and The Global Youth Review and has been recognized by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers and Bow Seat. She also enjoys reading, but she is somewhat guilty of tsundoku. That TBR list must end somewhere, right?
Irina Neshchotna is a 17-year-old girl from Ukraine who is currently in her last year of high school and preparing for university. She is an aspiring writer, and so far her first work has been featured in a BTL anthology and her second one has been informally published on her Instagram account. In her free time, she enjoys walking her dogs, studying, reading books, volunteering, cooking, and spending time with her family and friends.
Hooria Akhgar is a 16 years old writer from Afghanistan, who has a passion for poetry and short stories. She has experience in organizing online and offline programs and teaching. she enjoys dreaming about her dreams and doing voluntary work. Most of her writings are about humans right, Afghans, and women. When she's not writing, you can find her drowned in searching about how to see her name on the list of Oxford or Yale students one day. you can find her as a president in the future Inshallah! she wishes you all unfailing laughter and a bunch of delicious chocolates!
Abdulrahman Sabir is a high school sophomore from Iraqi Kurdistan. He prides himself on being a polyglot of several languages, including Soranî Kurdish, Arabic, English, and a broken Russian. Abdulrahman has only recently started writing, but already has his work showcased in 2022's BTL: Peace and the Writing Experience anthology. He has yet to grow out of fantasy fiction, with books from Tolkien's legendarium and The Kingkiller Chronicle being among his favorites. You will most likely find him raiding the kitchen at 3 AM, or dozing off at Arabic class. He will argue to death about how the optimal time to solve homework is the morning before turning it in, or even better, minutes before it is due.
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Marita Joulfayan is a writer and a high school junior currently based in Beirut, Lebanon. She loves writing because she believes in its ability to connect one another simply through words and nothing more. Marita has participated in many writing workshops, including the "Between the Lines: Peace and the Writing Experience" hosted by the university of Iowa. Also, her short stories have been published in multiple publications and anthologies. When she isn't writing, you can probably find her reading, watching romantic movies, or listening to music.
Ifsat Jerin Apsara
Ifsat Jerin Apsara is a high schooler from Bangladesh who loves to break the boundaries and dive into the divine world of literature. Along with her inseparable bond with the strings of poetries and creative non-fictions, she loves to sail into the ocean of fine arts and cruise into the stars at late night. She wishes you a great voyage to the world of Writeadelic!
Olivia Kim is a junior in high school, and is currently based in New York City. Some of her hobbies include swimming, hiking, and procrastinating. She mostly writes poetry and fiction, and believes in advocating for her AAPI community.
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Ifsat Jerin Apsara
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