。⋆୨୧˚meet the FTF staff˚୨୧⋆。

 
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pat li | editor

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hey! my name is pat & i started FTF in november of 2020 as a safe space for young creatives to express themselves & bring awareness to topics they care deeply about. my job is to oversee everything that is put in the magazine & i also edit the issues & website. i love thrifting, listening to music, & i also love running :)

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evie grimmitt | photographer

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my name is evie grimmitt & i am the photographer for FTF! i am 18 years & have been doing photography since i was 15. it has become my biggest passion & I am excited to create for this team!

 
 
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ira swatimanish | graphic d

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hii! i'm ira & am currently studying Fine Arts in Paris. i love giving write-ups a visual & that is exactly what i'm doing for the team. i love food, pretty nails & jewelry! <3 

 
 
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lia ponciano-diaz | graphic d

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my name is lia, the zine’s graphic designer & illustrator! my job includes producing graphics and small illustrations that add interest to the magazine. good graphics are central to communicating the important messages we address here in from the future zine, & i hope that my designs are successfully achieving that. :)

 
 
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refat roja | graphic d

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hi! i'm currently a sophomore at the University of Florida, majoring in biology on a pre-med track. i love painting, photography, reading, & listening to music. my all-time favorite artist is The Weeknd! i watch a lot of TV shows & movies & am always looking for recs :)) 

 
 
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mia alexander | writer

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hi, i’m mia alexander! i’m currently a senior in high school in washington DC. i’m super passionate about intersectional feminism & social justice. when i'm not studying, i love to bake brownies, go to thrift stores, & read new books.

 
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saige cooke | writer

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i'm currently a freshman to St. Johns University & plan on majoring in childhood education. i'm also into social justice, politics, fashion, arts, makeup, & activism. in my free time i love to write & listen to music & would probably do it all day if she could. i own a pet turtle & love anything spicy & vintage.

 
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rachel parks | writer

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my name is rachel parks & i’m seventeen years old. i play tennis, do yoga, & read in my free time. i’m very passionate about writing & i always have a song stuck in my head - right now i’m loving “The Marfa Tapes”!

 
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del elizabeth | writer

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hi! my name is del & i am 18 years old. i love the dramatic arts, reading, & of course writing!! i tend to write lots of poetry & fiction, but enjoy essays/articles as well. i'm very passionate about lgbtq+ rights & social justice. also, i hope to study psychology in the future :) 

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naysa sutherlin | writer

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hi! Ii’m naysa & i’m sixteen years old. i have a great love for writing as a whole ranging from poetry & short stories to writing full-length books & essays. i enjoy classic literature, jazz & classical music, tea, anime, acting & old films! currently i listen to a lot of Mitski & my favorite book is No Longer Human by Osamu Dazai :)

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sam natayla | writer

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hi, i'm sam & i'm 17 years old. i'm a high school senior in southern california, and i'm passionate about music, film, and global issues! i love making spotify playlists and pinterest boards in my free time, as well as playing basketball and running track <3
 

 
 

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