Lindsey Danis ( http://lindseydanis.com) is a writer who lives and works in the Hudson Valley. A native of Boston, Lindsey explores themes of family, friendship, and resilience in essays and novels for Young Adult and Adult audiences. Her work is inspired by oral histories, queer culture, nature, and food – she used to cook professionally. Her travel journalism and essays have appeared in Food+City, Sift, and Business Insider, while her creative nonfiction is published in Longreads, Taproot, and Verity La. She's the recipient of a writers residency at Alderworks Alaska and Sundress Academy for the Arts.