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RACHEL THOMPSON

Rachel is a writer and educator living in Portsmouth, VA. She holds a BA in Spanish Philology from St. Louis University in Madrid, Spain, and an MFA in Fiction from Vermont College of Fine Arts. By day, she teaches Spanish to high schoolers in the International Baccalaureate Program, and by night she works on her novel or looks for snails with her toddler. 

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LESLIE RENN

Leslie Renn is an artist and freelance designer living in Norfolk, VA with her husband and two children. She received her BFA in fibers and printmaking in 2013 from Old Dominion University. Her work is an outlet for her curiosity and an examination of traditional cultural symbols. 

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LAUREN HURSTON

Lauren is a writer living in Norfolk, VA. She received her BA in English from James Madison University and her MFA in Creative Nonfiction from Old Dominion University. She teaches at the Muse Writers Center and can be found improvising on stage with Push Comedy Theater.