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Age: 29 Pronouns: She/her Neighborhood: Ditmas Park Most Likely to: Win the Nobel Prize for a Graphic Novel Favorite Quote: “Dr. Weiss, at forty, knew that her life had been ruined by literature.” ― Anita Brookner, A Start in Life What do you do when you're at a Junot Díaz reading and Junot, the literary genius that he is, begins dropping gems like a clumsy jeweler? Most of the room would be focused on the floor, trying to pick up...
Name: Harry Portnof Age: 29 Neighborhood: Prospect Heights Most Likely to: Crowd surf Favorite Quote: “Tomorrow belongs to those who can hear it coming.” – David Bowie Accountant turned record label owner isn’t a phrase you’d normally have a reason to utter, but that’s exactly what Harry Portnof is. As a teen, Harry discovered his father’s record collection in his grandmother’s attic and quickly became enthralled with having physical, aesthetically and aurally pleasing vinyl. After amassing his own impressive...
Age: 29 Pronouns: She/Her Neighborhood: Clinton Hill Most Likely to: Host a fertility séance Favorite Quote: “Be here now” Product marketing manager at Planned Parenthood’s innovation lab, Hannah Pyper, has a strong connection to her role. After beating ovarian cancer, Hannah found a career that utilized her digital media background while ensuring women have proper access to health care. In her time at Planned Parenthood, Hannah has led the effort to scale their birth control and period tracking app,...
Age: 26 Pronouns: She/Her Neighborhood: Bedford-Stuyvesant Most Likely to: Do it for the story Favorite Quote: "I am deliberate and afraid of nothing." - Audre Lorde If you ever want to understand a writer at their core, read their work. What a writer takes to the page is often more telling than anything they could hope to reveal in person, because they are often burdened with the liminal nature of language. The page is where the writer wrestles with the...

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