Beth Burrell

Beth Burrell

Founder & Editor

Beth Burrell is a writer and editor who began her career as a daily newspaper reporter before earning an MS in Education, with a focus on psychology. She has worked and volunteered in nonprofit and school communications, and tutored children in Philadelphia schools and adults working to earn their GEDs. Her work has appeared at First Day Press, Newsworks.org, Quaker Works magazine (of Friends’ Central School), Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal, Penn Engineering, and in various newspapers. She lives in suburban Philadelphia with her family. Find her on Facebook and follow her on Twitter.

Rudri Bhatt Patel

Rudri Bhatt Patel

Founder & Editor

Rudri Bhatt Patel is a lawyer turned writer and editor. Prior to attending law school, she graduated with an MA in English with an emphasis in creative writing. She is on staff at Literary Mama and her work has appeared in The Washington Post, Brain, Child Magazine, ESPN, Role Reboot, Mothers Always Write, First Day Press, Parent.Co, Raising Arizona Kids and elsewhere. She is currently working on a memoir on grief, the Hindu culture and how it provides perspective on life’s ordinary graces. She lives in Arizona with her family. Follow her on Facebook and Twitter or her site, Being Rudri.
Annamarie Benson

Annamarie Benson

Intern

Annamarie Benson is a graduate student at Villanova University working towards master’s degrees in theology and English literature. Her academic research includes medieval mystical theology and the intersection of poetry and spirituality. In addition to graduate work, she runs a poetry group at a local residential facility for young women and volunteers as a reviewer for Villanova’s graduate student journal. She is originally from Cape Cod, Massachusetts and now lives in the suburbs of Philadelphia.