khadija + monica
Khadija is a Staten Island senior who wants to reach everyone with her work and aspires to help those in need. She is interested in a variety of music, shows and ways of life, and is also ready to explore even more. She joined Girls Write Now to gain better writing skills. Khadija writes fantasy novels , but wants to improve on creating non fiction pieces.
Monica Burton is an editor at food news site Eater.com, where she covers restaurants. Prior to that, she helped launch Time Inc’s editorial breakfast site Extra Crispy. In her free time she likes to write about things that aren’t food, and is especially interested in exploring ideas around identity and female friendship through personal essays and narrative nonfiction. This is her first year with Girls Write Now. She studied journalism and French at NYU.
by khadija jallow