Christina Hoag is the author of two novels Girl on the Brink, named to Suspense Magazine’s Best YA list, and Skin of Tattoos, Silver Falchion Award finalist. She also co-authored the nonfiction book Peace in the Hood: Working with Gang Members to End the Violence. A former journalist, she reported from Latin America for Time, Financial Times, New York Times and other media. Her short stories and essays have been published in numerous literary journals. She won Honorable Mentions for essay and short story in the International Human Rights Arts Festival Literary Justice Awards 2020.
Alicia McBride, Creative, clairvoyant empath, certified yoga instructor, artist, Reiki master, best-selling author with an academic