Britt DiGiacomo is the editor-in-chief for SHARE and a New York based writer who earned her MFA from Manhattanville College. She is currently developing a novel series titled The Pace of Nature, a story that charts the decline of Lilly Difeo, a mixed-up girl who after a distressing schoolyard incident, finds herself on a downward spiral towards violence and self-destruction.
In her free time, Britt enjoys working with students & writers at all stages of their writing process. She intends to expand a workshop titled Finding Your Voice Through Writing, where she will travel around the tri-state area and visit schools to help others find their voice through sharing their stories, hopefully leading them towards a path of self-discovery. More on Britt HERE.
Jessica McKenna-Ratjen is an editor for SHARE and Associate Editor at Scholastic, where she writes and edits stories for a middle-grade math magazine. She lives in Yonkers with her wife Victoria and their five cats. Her favorite books are fairytale twists from authors like Robin McKinley, Diana Wynne Jones, Marissa Meyer, and Julie C. Dao. Jessica holds an MFA from Manhattanville College.
Essie Cohen, is an editor and reader who explores the expression of contemporary thought and loss across all various genres and literary-periods. Essie is currently developing a memoir, titled Sunshine. Her favorite writers are Pat Conroy, Emily Dickinson, Celeste NG, Jane Green and Liane Moriarty.
Maranda Elkin is an editor for SHARE, a wellness blogger and Certified Health Coach at Well By Me. She resides in California and loves reading and writing all forms of prose, particularly non-fiction, cookbooks and meditation guides. She especially loves thrilling page-turners by Lisa Jewell and historical fiction, including The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah and The Alice Network by Kate Quinn. Maranda holds a bachelors degree from The George Washington University and is currently working on her Masters in Business Administration at USC.
Dustin Lesperance is an editor for SHARE. He is a writer and avid reader of science fiction, fantasy, and any other form of escapist literature, who lives in Massachusetts with his wife and two daughters. His favorite authors, who serve as inspiration for his own work, are Terry Pratchett, Frank Herbert, and H.P. Lovecraft. In his day job, he is an academic advisor at Bryant University in Rhode Island. Dustin earned his MFA in Creative Writing from Manhattanville College.
Contributing Editors: Garrett DeTemple & Kristen Decker
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