Founder & Editor
Beth Burrell is a writer, editor, and journalist. She has reported on issues ranging from science & the environment to local politics & education, as well as published essays on mid-life. She co-founded The Sunlight Press in 2017. Originally from North Carolina, she now lives in suburban Philadelphia. Find her on Twitter @sebburrell and Instagram @bburrell60.
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 Pidgeonholes, Milk Candy Review, The Washington Post, Business Insider, Saveur, DAME, Brain, Child Magazine, ESPN, Mothers Always Write, Phoenix New Times 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, rudribhattpatel.com.
Annie L. Scholl
Artist on Craft Contributor
Annie L. Scholl, an Iowa native and University of Iowa graduate, is a full-time freelance writer based in North Carolina. She is a frequent contributor to The Sunlight Press and regularly contributes to HuffPost, Unity Magazine and Daily Word. She’s also been published on Brevity blog and Past Ten, among others. Annie is at work on her first memoir. You can find her at anniescholl.com.
Copyeditor/Reader/Social Media Assistant
Caroline Packard earned a BA in English from Yale, studied Shakespeare at Oxford, and was an editor on the NYU Law Review. She volunteers as an ESL tutor and an editor at The Swarthmorean. After leading Friends Conflict Resolution Programs for 15 years, she co-authored The Mediator’s Handbook (4th ed.). Earlier, she was a litigator at Dechert, LLP. Her father is the creator of the children’s book series Choose Your Own Adventure. More at www.packardconflictresolution.com.
Her website is https://www.amandasteelwriter.com.
Meg Freer teaches piano and does occasional freelance editing and proofreading from her home in Kingston, Ontario. Her photos, short prose, and poems have appeared in various North American anthologies and journals and she is the co-author of a collaborative chapbook of poems, Serve the Sorrowing World with Joy (Woodpecker Lane Press, 2020).
We are grateful to volunteer artists and photographers Eric Sorensen, Steve Johnson, Molly Engel, Emily Sorensen, and Brian Barbeito.