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Alia Wall is a poet and freelance writer who lives with her husband, three children and Siberian Husky in the one stoplight town of Smithville, Ontario. This small town provides her with the perfect setting for writing, especially children’s stories based on her hilarious dog, Maverick who is afraid of his own shadow.
Allison Cooper is a full time freelance writer and business owner living in New York City with her husband and son. She is the founder of Project Motherhood (www.projectmotherhoodnyc.com), an online resource for women learning to accept their post-pregnancy body and always rock their mama style. She is the co-founder of INTRO NYC (www.intronyc.com), teaching blogging basic classes and connecting bloggers with paid opportunities to work with the brands that matter to them. She can be found equally at New York Fashion Week, writing, running, or watching her son play soccer!
Alyssa Tanaka is 25 years old and has been an avid writer of poetry and short stories since childhood. She also has a deep love of reading, beer league softball and mixing fantastic cocktails on her down time. Throughout her lifetime, she has suffered from bipolar disorder and anxiety, and hopes to advocate for people like herself through the healing power of prose. She was born and raised in Toronto and lives with her best feline friend Theodore Roosevelt.
Amy Notdorft decided to finally pursue her love of writing when she had a daughter who refused to sleep. Squeezing in sentences during late night wakings and during brief daytime naps, she has been working on building a portfolio. When she's not writing or spending time with her family she can usually be found reading, baking or watching anime. You can read her thoughts on literature, feminism and geek culture at her personal blog: amynotdorft.blogspot.com.
Angelique Picanco has been in the blogging and social media game since 2007. Having been with Bitchin’ Kitchen prior to its move from online to prime time, she helped create a core fan base that would later continue to support Bitchin’ Kitchen on three networks, Cooking Channel, Food Network Canada and UK. Angelique, an avid food and lifestyle freelance writer with two awards under her stylish belt, also enjoys traveling, making a great meal, and sharing a glass of wine (or two) with family and friends. When Angelique isn’t doing blog/social things, she covets your pet animals and dances awkwardly to 90s jams. Currently, Angelique maintains her full time gig at B360 Media, freelances for EatNorth.ca, and doubles up as a social media consultant on the side.
Anna hasn’t slept through the night in five years. She quit her teaching position so she could chase her young ones around the beaches of Vancouver Island. In her seven minutes of free time each day she blogs at Murphy Must Have Had Kids. You can also find her on Facebook.