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Tenderly
A friendly + radical vegan magazine dedicated to living well with kindness towards animals, care for the planet, and justice for all.
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A friendly + radical new vegan magazine dedicated to living with kindness towards animals, humans, the planet, and yourself.

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Summer Anne Burton
The main things about me are I'm from Texas and I love animals. 💕
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Scott Lamb
I like words, words are good. Also, I miss blogs. (VP, Publisher Growth & Strategy at Medium) scott@medium.com | scottlamb.org
Writers
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Jef Harmatz
Cartoonist. Send a letter to PO Box 189, Joshua Tree, CA 92252 More at exquisiteradish.com
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Pola Lem
Reporter, science writer. @PolaLem
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Camille DeAngelis
Authoress: LIFE WITHOUT ENVY (“a self-help book that’s actually helpful”) and assorted fantasy novels. http://bit.ly/cometparty
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Laurie Lyons-Makaimoku
I’ve stranded myself on a tropical island to be a mom, wife, animal rescuer, and focus on writing. I create content about animals, lifestyle, and travel.
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Arabella Breck
queer writer + editor from the southwest, living in the midwest. https://www.arabella-breck.com/
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rachel krantz
Just another meditating vegan jezebel working on a book about non-monogamy (summer 2021). www.racheljkrantz.com
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shawna kenney
Essayist, journalist, author; www.shawnakenney.com
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Hassan Ghanny
Novelist, essayist, measurer of distances. My music journalism lives here. Find me on Twitter @hassan_ghanny and Instagram @diaspora.gothic for more content.
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Jennifer Abbots
Jennifer is a freelance writing/p.r./marketing/social media pro and woo-woo enthusiast vegan who recently moved to New Mexico after 20+ years in Brooklyn.
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Amanda Silberling
amandasilberling.com
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Alicia Kennedy
I’m a food writer and host of the podcast MEATLESS. My work focuses on the intersection of food and politics. alicia-kennedy.com
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Niranjana Iyer
California-based writer, editor, book reviewer, and college essay consultant. Twitter: @ninaiyer Website: www.thecompellingstory.com
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Adam Ellis
comics boy in nyc just doin’ his best
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Zinara Rathnayake
Travel blogger. Writer. Humanities student. I like good books, chai and mountains.
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Vera Blossom
Writer & artist with a lot of shit to say. A Virgo striving for glamour. https://verablossom.carrd.co/
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Laura Vincent
Food blogger and author from New Zealand. Writing at hungryandfrozen.com; Twitter at @hungryandfrozen; and exclusive stuff at Patreon.com/hungryandfrozen.
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Molly McLaughlin
Travel and culture writer, fan of backpacks.
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The Tiny Herbivore
Oh hey! I’m Stephy! I’m a lifestyle blogger focusing on plant-based recipes, fashion, DIY, and ways to live a happier life.
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Melanie Haupt
Writer, feminist, eater in Austin, TX
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Elizabeth Sulis Kim
Elizabeth is a London-based writer with bylines in The Guardian, Refinery29, The Independent, and Stylist, among others, and editor of Cunning Folk Magazine.
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Joanna Lobo
Independent writer. Dog mom. Curious tourist. Cynical journalist.
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Elisabeth Geier
Elisabeth is a writer and pet-wrangler in Portland, Oregon.
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Brigit Katz
Journalist, Mother of Birbs
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Casey Walker
Writer, vegan, heavy sleeper.
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Jay Vera Summer
Writer, editor, artist. Plant-based vegan. Dog-lover. Now living in Minneapolis. Website: jayverasummer.com
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Holly Amos
Holly Amos is a humor writer and poet in Chicago. More at @amoshmarie and hollyamos.net.
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Jasmine Owens
Living in Manchester, UK. Loves other species, Palestine, and queering it up.
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Victoria Gagliardo-Silver
Victoria Gagliardo-Silver is a Manhattan based writer, student, and journalist. She is passionate about veganism and information accessibility.
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Megan Adamson-Jackes
Philadelphia-born, Brooklyn-dwelling, word nerd who likes vegan donuts, socialism, and derpy anipals.
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Jeffrey Thrope
Writer living in northern New Mexico.
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Alisha McDarris
Alisha specializes in eating too much vegan food, traveling wherever the wind takes her, and writing about it all for terradrift.com and various magazines.
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Chris Stokel-Walker
UK-based freelancer for The Guardian, The Economist, BuzzFeed News, the BBC and more. Tell me your story, or get me to write for you: stokel@gmail.com
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Jett Allen
Cartoonist & Illustrator. Draws and writes about movies and my life. | www.jettallen.com | Insta: @jettdraws
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Christabel Lobo
Freelance designer, Hatha yoga teacher, and writer focused on food, travel, and wellness. Peep my portfolio: https://christabel.co
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Stephanie Vermillion
Stephanie Vermillion is a travel and lifestyle journalist and filmmaker with bylines in VICE, Roads & Kingdoms, The London Evening Standard, and Fodor’s.
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Doris Lam
Doris Lam is a freelance writer based in Hong Kong. Follow her on Instagram @lamgrams to see her ramen adventures
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Kayla Voigt
Small town girl looking for adventure in the great wide somewhere. Writer. Eater. Traveler.
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Kristin Hugo
New York-based freelance science journalist with a specialty in animals. @KristinHugo on Twitter and StrangeBiology on Tumblr.
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Hayley Harris
I write about anything that makes me feel.
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Rama Ganesan
Vegan and former vivisectionist. BA (Oxon), PhD, MBA, formerHumane Educator. Mother of five, two humans, one dog and two cats. From Tucson, Cardiff and Chennai.
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Isabel Putinja
Wordsmith. Spinning words about travel, arts & culture, sustainability, green living, all things vegan. isabelwrites.ca @isabelswindow
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Fay Ludes
Chicago’s orange haired psychedelic drag clown.
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Catherine Parnell
Communications consultant
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Kat Jercich
Kat is a queer editor and writer living in Chicago. Her Twitter handle is @kjercich.
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Melissa Petro
Writer, teacher. PEN/Fusion Emerging Writer Prize Finalist. Former Little Miss Walton Hills. ''This is one whore with chutzpah.'' — Andrea Peyser, NY Post
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Ruth Terry
As a freelance writer + consultant, I create and curate content, shape strategy and write copy for magazines and corporate clients.
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Beth Carpenter
Texan born, Mizzou educated, DC seasoned, Austin current. Freelance writer & relationship marketing consultant. Everything is a design problem.
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Jessie Roth
Writer + activist working at the intersection of storytelling, mental health, and human rights. Avid home cook with a passion for food justice. jessie-roth.com
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Jessica Misener
Writer based in San Francisco. Author of Things To Do Before You’re 30. Formerly: BuzzFeed, HuffPost, and more. Please send good bagels!
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Sam Nakahira
​I make comics about things that interest me: food, pop culture, comics, history, travel, and my observations about daily living. https://www.samnakahira
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Sarah Ridgeway
Kitchen maven specializing in plant-based eats. Health Coach.
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Nadya Agrawal
Editor-in-Chief @ Kajal Magazine
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Nicol Valentin
Writer. Blogger. History lover who can’t stand boring facts. Ain’t nobody got time for that. Come visit at historyunfettered.com
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Heather Yu
I prefer other species to my own. Dual degree in Environmental Studies and Art History from NYU. Now pursuing a Master’s in Public Administration from UW.
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Laura Blu Sandía
Soul Writer, Body Mover, Food Lover. Are you ready for less mind & more heart? ☾ blusandia.com
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Jeff Suwak
Jeff Suwak has been called “devastatingly handsome” and “peerless,” but only by himself. Most his fiction is archived at http://www.beyondthetempestgate.com/.
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Michelle Delgado
DC-based freelance writer. Newslettering weekly: http://substack.com/michelledelgado
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Marla Rose
Marla Rose is a Chicago-area writer and co-founder of VeganStreet.com and VeganStreetMedia.com.
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Leigh-Ann Martin
Trini Ooman | Chef | Doubles Enthusiast and Rum Drinker
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John Garry
Writer, teacher, and performer based in NYC.
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Jessica S. McKenzie
Freelance journalist, hiker, mostly vegetarian. A bit of the outdoors in your inbox: https://pinchofdirt.substack.com/
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Zachary Toliver
A banjo-playing vegan who is great at finding shortcuts in this part of town.
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Annie Shannon
Author of Betty Goes Vegan and Mastering the Art of Vegan Cooking. You might know her from The Today Show, Mtv, Oprah.com, BUST, VegNews and Vegetarian Times.
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Leah Kirts
queer vegan ecotheminist food writer ・host of Food Without Borders ・columnist for Edible Brooklyn ・she/her leahkirts.com
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Michele C. Hollow
I’m a journalist covering pets, wildlife, health, mental illness, and social justice.
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Noah Poole
noahpoole.com
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Rebecca Firkser
Writer and cook
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Aysha Imtiaz
Teacher by day, mom 24/7, writer and editor in between.
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Zulie Rane
Lover of writing, mother of cats, drinker of cheap red wine. She/her. Want to make money by writing on Medium? Get my starter kit here: tinyurl.com/y4c43ha7
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Samuel Spencer
Culture writer. Written for Newsweek, Daily Express, Press Association and more. Obsessed with cooking shows, the Oscars and British actresses
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Giorgina Paiella
Vegan PhD student currently living in California 🌱
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Amanda Rock
Covering SLC’s vegan food scene in The Green Scene, my column in DevourUtah.com. Cute pet expert for Cuteness.com. Writing other things for other places, too.
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Ruby Martin
Writer, Comedian and Knower of Nothing
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Darcy Reeder
Empathy for the win! Published in Gen, Human Parts, Heated, Tenderly —Essays on Feminism, Sexuality, Veganism, Parenting. She/Her/They darcyreeder.substack.com
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Maddie Tong
Louisville, vegan, dancer, writer
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Ishay Govender-Ypma
Freelance travel, food + culture journalist, author: #SACurryBook, explorer, ex-lawyer. Lover of quirk. Founder: SA POC at the Table https://sapoctable.com
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Fat Gay Vegan
Social justice. Freelance writer. Travel. Instagram: http://instagram.com/fatgayvegan Vegan cruises/events/blog/book: https://linktr.ee/fatgayvegan
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Nick McAlpin
Nick McAlpin is a freelance journalist and Cambridge UK Masters scholar on the University of Cambridge’s MPhil Social Anthropology programme.
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Mistress B
Proud sex worker, international Dominatrix, and human and animal rights activist
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Jennifer Haubrich
Life lessons / Relationships / Parenting / Self / Happiness
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Lola Méndez
Lola Méndez is an Uruguayan-American freelance journalist writing about sustainability, travel, culture, wellness, lifestyle, and more.
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Carlin Soos
Queer academic interested in food justice and Celine Dion.
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Elena Botella
Writer interested in the ethics of banking and capitalism. Also a lover of plant-based cooking, The Good Place, and alpacas.
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Gwen Leron
Writer, editor, food blogger over at delightfuladventures.com
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Alexandra Tsuneta
dogs | graduated summa cum laude with degrees in sociology and women’s studies | unfunny not smart person | ☕️ | patreon.com/alexandratsuneta
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Natalie Williams
A longtime vegan and journalist based in Bangor, Maine.
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Julia Tausch
Currently writing about food, abledness, and other things in Toronto. More here: https://juliastausch.tumblr.com
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Emmy Favilla
Writer, editor, NYC native. Talk to me about your pets.
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Macken Murphy
Writer | Vegan | Host of Species Podcast
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Layla Schlack
Senior editor of Wine Enthusiast with opinions about solid food too.
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Laura Barcella
Journalist. Author. Crime junkie. Cat lady. www.laurabarcella.com
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Sharon McDonnell
I’m a travel, culture, food, drink, pets writer in San Francisco. New York native, ex-New Orleans resident.
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Sam Corbin
Wordsmith and essayist! Everyone’s a comedian. Canada-born, New York-based.
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M. K. Fain
M. K. is a feminist writer with a background in activism & psychology. Editor of 4W.Pub. Recovering Software Engineer. marykatefain.com | patreon.com/mkfain
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Violet Bee
Working on Permaculture approaches to the compounding problems of climate change, ecological and civilizational collapse. Parenting with Radical Hope.
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Britty Hamby
Vegan Activist, Writer & Supply Chain Engineer. CEO of Planted Society & Executive Director of ATX Vegans.
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Amelia Foxtrot
Serial entrepreneur at Sweet Ritual ice creams and Austin Phonograph Company.
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Lassi Eronen
Examining questions about optimal fitness, the ultimate coffee beans, and the way to a happier life.
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J.P. Williams
Cultural omnivore and lover of ideas. Music, literature and philosophy unite in a thin graphite line against all forms of barbarism.
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Jennifer Tarnacki
Exploring the realm between neuroscience and spirituality
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Molly Savard
Queer writer, cynical optimist, 800-year-old millennial. mollysavard.com
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James Loomis, MD
Board certified internist, former team physician for the St. Louis Rams/Cardinals, Medical Director at the Barnard Medical Center.
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Maya Gottfried
Author of books for children and adults, including Our Farm (Knopf) and Vegan Love (Skyhorse). I have quite a few CATS!
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Richie Crowley
A human, sharing their intimate moments. Please consider this follow or clap an invitation to engage. To feel, something.
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Annada Rathi
I’m a person who likes to talk about food before making it, while making it, while eating and of course after eating. Is it a surprise that I’m a food writer?
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Karen Asp
Karen Asp is an award-winning journalist who covers fitness, health, nutrition, pets + travel. She’s the author of Anti-Aging Hacks, vegan coach + fitness pro.
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Neil Overy
Freelance researcher / writer /photographer. I write about the intersections between health, social justice and environmental issues. See: www.neilovery.com
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Jordan Fraser
I’m a Fermenter, Writer, and Acting Coach living in Shanghai, China. 🇦🇺 🇨🇳
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Emilie Beecher
Novelist, thinker and mother of three. I often write about parenting, women and sustainability. My novel "Everything In Its Place" was published in 2018.
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Charles Horn
Writer. Author. Ph.D.
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Jennifer Mishler
Jennifer Mishler is a writer, editor, and herbivore.
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Tabitha Whiting
Ramblings on communication and our climate crisis🌱
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Liza Donnelly
Cartoonist/writer for New Yorker, CBS News, CNN, Author, performer, TED and SXSW speaker, Barnard Fellow. Looking to change world w humor. lizadonnelly.com
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Rosemary Summers
Everything raw and real. Be good humans, we’re all in it together.
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Chryssy Moor
Not as funny as David Sedaris; Not as motivating as Brene Brown; Not as well-crafted as Cheryl Strayed; but getting closer.
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Panda the Red
Index gymnast, operator quantizer, and lover of all things nanoscale. I am eternally trapped in the library, someone please send help.
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Emily Primeaux
World traveler, writer, editor, kitty-handler, missing the European life
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Dakota Duncan
Author. Artist. Conservationist. Graphic novel- Endangered Species Superheroes. http://www.dakotaduncan.com Also writes in HotFlash - a publication for women.
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Kendall Harvey
Chicago-based librarian, writer, cat mom, and semi-professional napper. Twitter: @_kendallharvey_
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Kitty Hannah Eden
🇪🇺 🇫🇷 🇺🇸 person(ne) + journalist(e)✏️💌 khe@tuta.io ✨☕️✨ 𝗽𝗹𝗲𝗮𝘀𝗲 𝘀𝘂𝗽𝗽𝗼𝗿𝘁 𝗺𝘆 𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗸: http://ko-fi.com/kittyhannaheden [she/elle/ela] ❤️🇵🇹
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Remington Write
Writing because I can’t not write. Email me at: Remington.Write@gmail.com
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Nina Rosca
Former radio and TV host. Currently learning what it takes to start a business while teaching my dog to fetch. Bukowski fan. Born storyteller.
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Alex Harold
Middletown, CT — college student, vegan, writer, and occasional drag queen
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Marina Bolotnikova
I write about interesting ideas, people, culture & animal liberation. marinabolotnikova.com
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Abby Seitz
I am a freelance writer primarily interested in Jewish identity and Israel/Palestine. AbbySeitz.com.
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Chantelle Pattemore
London-based freelance journalist, writing about anything and everything — from food, fitness and health to the arts, travel and celebrity
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Jessica Lovejoy
A writer living in Las Vegas, telling stories about my love and my dog, usually in poetry form. Contact me at jlovejoywrites@gmail.com.
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Rae Paoletta
content strategist and writer; friend to bodega cats
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Bev Potter
I've done...questionable things. Twitter: @blade_funner