Amirah Al Wassif is a freelance writer. She has written articles, novels, short stories poems and songs. Five of her books were written in Arabic and many of her English works have been published in various cultural magazines. She is passionate about producing literary works for children, teens and adults which represent cultures from around the world. Her first book, Who do not Eat Chocolate was published in 2014 and her latest illustrated book, The Cocoa Book and Other Stories is forthcoming.
Ashley Park is a 16-year-old, sophomore that attends Seoul International School in Seongnam. In her previous years, she has been an active violinist as well as being very active with her art. She has previously won a Scholastic Gold Key Award in Mixed Media Art in 2015. She is currently in the National Art Honor Society Club at her school as well attending many art classes. In her free time, she likes to draw cartoons, take pictures using her camera, and watch videos of her favorite celebrities.
Daniel is an aspiring author who has written more than 297 articles for Teen Ink, which have all been posted on their site, and has been recently selected to have one of his reviews be published in their monthly magazine, as well as been rewarded 47 and counting Editor’s Choice Awards. He is also the proud owner of moviereviewer18.com. Daniel is a 14 year old in ninth grade.
Enoch Chang, age 15 is a very eccentric freshman student. While at first glance, he may seem ignorant and humdrum, there is much more to his personality. Enoch is very ambitious and while he doesn't like to admit that he's greedy; these qualities are what fuel his passion for swimming and broadening his perspective of the world.
Hannah enjoyed pottery and ceramics ever since she was little. She enjoys ceramics because clay is an artistic material which can be used to express her impulsive personality. Hannah is very versatile in terms of what she can do, for example, she enjoys singing, drawing, ceramics, cosmetology, volleyball, badminton, fashion design, etc. However, due to this versatility, she has a hard time deciding her future path and her future aspirations are yet to be discovered.
Jessica Hutt is a seventeen year old writer from New Jersey. She enjoys writing for her personal blog, Jess for Success, as well as Tangible Movement, Redefy, SPEAK Magazine, Pressing the Future, Vital Signs, and more! Jessica has been trained as a writer by Michelle Higgins of The New York Times and Alisson Wood of New York University.