Jaden and Halcyon
Jaden Davis is currently a junior at Beacon High School and lives in the Bronx. This is her first year being apart of Girls Write Now and she is super excited. She enjoys writing poetry, non-fiction and memoirs. Her favorite movies are Mr. Nobody and Caroline. In addition to writing, she enjoys film, photography, and spoken word.
Halcyon Person is a television writer and comedian living in Brooklyn, New York. She attended Princeton University, where she graduated with honors in 2010. While at Princeton, she received the Alex Adam ’07 Award and the Martin A. Dale ’53 Award, which provided grants to write a historical work about her family’s experience as black steelworkers in a post-industrial America. The subsequent thesis on this topic won the Grace May Tilton Prize in Fine Arts. After college, Halcyon studied at the Second City and iO Writing Programs before writing and producing her own work at these venues as well at the Upright Citizen’s Brigade, the People’s Improv Theater, and the Annoyance Theatre. Halcyon is currently a staff writer on Blaze and the Monster Machines, a show about science and monster trucks on Nickelodeon. Her writing inspirations are Joni Mitchell and Lydia Davis.