who we are

& our favorite foods

VANESSA
FREIFELD

SUSAN
ALAMI

Vanessa Freifeld is a writer from New York City. She's currently a fiction candidate in the creative writing MFA program at The New School. She enjoys the works of Philip Roth and Elena Ferrante, her pets, Scrabble, yerba mate and true crime.

Susan Alami loves vintage postcards, earl grey tea, smoky pink-blue evenings, frosted cinnamon rolls, lipstick on the vanity, and nights that feel like static, like the car she drove when she was seventeen. She writes fiction, screenplays, and personal essays. She's currently pursuing her MFA in Creative Writing (Fiction) at The New School.

LAUREN 
LOUDERMILK

Lauren Loudermilk is a writer and journalist originally from

Atlanta. She's currently a fiction candidate in the creative writing MFA program The New School. She enjoys french fries, the works of

F. Scott Fitzgerald, feminist theory, queer literature, '60s Italian horror films and Champagne.