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Patricia Aponte is a rising junior at Boston University studying Journalism and International Relations. She was previously the editor of Biajani, a Puerto Rican literary magazine. While reading the works of young students with empowering voices, she developed a passion for social justice issues. This led her to become a member of the Boston University Mock Trial Organization and a representative the community service organization Students for Puerto Rico.

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Angie Bell, 24, is a full-time writer and residential case-manager for women with disabilities. Angie graduated from Tufts in 2016 and now lives in Mission Hill with her best friend, boyfriend, and 3-legged chihuahua. She enjoys eating dessert and talking about South Dakota, where she grew up. Angie aspires to one day have as many Twitter followers as her dog.

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Olivia is a Division Two student at Hampshire College, studying Creative Writing, Identity Studies, and Photography. She is the proud momager of five cats (@tuxandmeezer on Instagram), and is an avid pun enthusiast. She has received two Silver Keys in Poetry and an Honorable Mention in Portfolio from the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, 18th place in the 2016 Writer's Digest Poetry Awards, and an Honorable Mention in Non-Rhyming Poetry in the 2017 Writer's Digest Writing Awards. Her work has been published in the Enigma Literary Magazine, and the Forest for the Trees Literary Journal.

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Peter Lam is a junior at Tufts University studying English and Computer Science. At school, he codes multimedia exhibits for several on-campus publications, as well as producing and editing Bosfeed, a Buzzfeed-inspired news project. Besides reading and writing, he loves music, design, and searching for the best vegetarian ramen in Boston.

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Amanda Schmidt is a rising junior at Colby College, majoring in Economics with a double minor in Creative Writing and Cinema Studies. She writes fiction and has directed, filmed, and edited a short documentary. In her spare time, she mentors a super cool fourth grader named Ava, dances badly, and spends as much time as possible with her pitsky, Jake.

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