Leah Persram is a Queens native. She grew up in Richmond Hill and was raised by avid readers whose passions and interests influenced her own passion for writing. She’s currently a senior at John Jay College with a major in English and a minor in Creative Writing. In her free time, Leah enjoys spending time outdoors, enjoying life and finding inspiration for her writing. She looks forward to her future, where she hopes she’ll be exploring new cultures and traveling the world, sharing her journey through her words.