Janay Garrick is a native Californian currently residing in Idaho. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Seattle Pacific University, an M.A. in Cross-Cultural Studies from Fuller Seminary, and a B.A. in Creative Writing from Pepperdine University. Her work has appeared in Helen Literary Magazine and Florida State Poets Association Anthology Thirty-Two. Currently, she’s working on a debut collection of stories exploring the nature of color, gender, and justice. Connect with her at janaygarrick.com.