Dana Blatte is a teenage writer from Massachusetts. Her work has been published in The Shore, Fractured Lit, Up the Staircase Quarterly, and more, and has been recognized by YoungArts, The New York Times, and the Pulitzer Center, among others. She is an alumna of the 2021 Adroit Mentorship, the Iowa Young Writers’ Studio, and the Alpha Young Writers Workshop. Besides writing, she loves illustration, linguistics, and honey almond butter. Find her on Twitter @infflorescence.