Monique Antonette Lewis is the founder of At The Inkwell, which supports published writers through author interviews, book reviews and a reading series across major US cities and in London. She is an annual reader for the James Jones First Novel Fellowship. Her essays have appeared in Fused Society and The Afterlife of Discarded Objects: Memory and Forgetting in a Culture of Waste. Her fiction has appeared in PoetryBay. Monique has more than a decade of journalism experience and contributes travel essays for The Huffington Post.
Traci L. Jones is an mentor/instructor with the Masters in Fine Arts – Creative Writing Program at Regis University in Denver, Colorado. After graduating from East High School, Ms. Jones attended Pomona College in Claremont, California, receiving a Bachelor of Arts. in psychology. After living in California for a year, Ms. Jones returned to Colorado to attend the University of Denver where she earned a Masters of Science in Advertising.