Gabrielle Lawrence (they/she/he) is a writer and editor from Southern California. Before transitioning to software development as a narrative designer, Gabrielle taught composition and information design at the collegiate level. They also freelance as an editor for The Tenth Magazine and Harpoon Books. Her poetry has been nominated for Best of the Net and Best New Poets. They have previously served as a graduate fellow with The Oxford American Magazine and Editor in Chief of Linden Avenue Literary Journal.
Gabrielle is a 200-hour registered yoga teacher and an aspiring music connoisseur. She has a Master's degree in Creative Writing and a Bachelor's degree in English. She loves all things media and strategic communications. They are interested in sustainability (as a general concept and an environmental effort), compassionate systems, placemaking, and generational healing. They are passionate about food justice. Their previous research, publications, and/or presentations include topics such as Black feminism and environmentalism, embedding cultural competency into business values and strategy, creative writing pedagogy, experimental writing practices, and the Harlem Renaissance.
-Line and developmental editing
-Social media management
-Publication design (print, web, and catalog)
-Business and creative writing