Alyssa Wilson is a senior at the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities as a creative writing student. Their work has not been published before, but their work in poetry has been recognized by the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards and their work in nonfiction has been recognized by the YoungArts Foundation. Some of their favorite authors/poets include Tao Lin, Margaret Atwood, and Richard Siken. They primarily enjoy writing flash fiction, but they do write longer fiction stories occasionally. They have five dogs who follow them around the house, and a cat who they follow around the house.