Candace E. West is a pop culture lover, a recovering academic, and a writer who spends most of her time editing. Her work has appeared at Religion Dispatches and PopMatters; in Joss Whedon: The Complete Companion and Icons of the American Comic Book: From Captain America to Wonder Woman; and on her own blog, when she manages to update it. Follow her on Twitter @elisamaza76.
Mehreen Kasana was the Front Page Editor for The Huffington Post and staff writer for The Nation, Pakistan. She currently covers politics for Bustle. Her work on digital media, race, and religion among other topics has been cited in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Al Jazeera America, BBC, Hazlitt, Guernica Magazine, and elsewhere. You can follow Mehreen on twitter @mehreenkasana.
Lana Adler is a Brooklyn-based writer and contributor to The Forward. She is interested in oral history, stories from the periphery, and experimenting with the genre of narrative nonfiction as a whole. Follow her on twitter @lana_macondo.