Kirstin Thompson, originally from sunny Florida, graduated with a BS in Environmental Studies at Florida State University with an interest in sustainability, journalism, and human rights. As a writer, surf instructor, and space nerd, Kirstin believes exploration and creativity to be the foundation of what it means to be human.
Abby Chiaramonte is a graphic designer, editor, and yoga teacher based in Wilmington, NC. You can find her reading, cooking, jogging, playing piano, swimming in the ocean, and experimenting with different flavors of kombucha. She aims to live mindfully and make sustainable choices to ensure that future generations can enjoy this beautiful world.
Jennifer Vanderfleet is an aromatherapist, editor, scuba diver, sailor, and ocean enthusiast who left her rural abode and returned to the shores of North Carolina to live aboard a sailboat. She works with the traditional healing quality of essential oils to help others maintain balance of the emotional, physical and spiritual aspects of life.
Alexa Bryant is a writer living in Atlanta with a BA in English Literature. Her passion for equality, spiritual well-being, and the limitless power of the written word compels her natural talent as a communicator and educator. Well versed in the network of social/political systems and inequalities that affect the world we live in, Alexa is a fresh, strong, voice of reason.
Sam Rose Phillips lives in British Columbia and has a BA in English Lit and Creative Writing and a certificate in Environmental Visual Communication. She is a conservation storyteller, wandering the natural spaces of the world to capture both humans and wildlife in photography and film.
Suzy Blake is a writer and emergency manager residing in Cambridge, MA. Her work focuses on preparing communities and enhancing their resiliency to natural and human-caused disasters. Suzy is a seasoned traveller and loves evoking a sense of place in her writing. She weaves narratives on topics such as climate change, surfing, nature, and yoga.