Alicia and Alden
About A l i c i a
Alicia Kwok is a senior at Stuyvesant High School and a very excited first-time mentee with Girls Write Now. She lives in Chinatown, where she likes to complain about tourists and chain-smokers and chain-smoking tourists. She also enjoys writing poetry, listening to too many podcasts, pretending she understands animation, and eating soap-flavored jelly beans. She thinks about bursting into song more than she'd like you to believe.
About a l d e n
Alden Wicker is a freelance journalist and founder of EcoCult, a blog that covers all things sustainable, including fashion, beauty, home design, food, and NYC events, and has been featured as a sustainable expert on MSNBC and in Nylon Magazine. She is a regular contributor to Refinery29 and mindbodygreen, and has also been published in Newsweek, Rodale’s Organic Life, Greatist, Well + Good, The Daily Muse, LearnVest, Narratively, and Conscious Magazine. She is a co-founder of the Ethical Writers Coalition, a group of 70+ creatives focused on promoting the sustainable and ethical life through their work.