Jessica Frelow is a writer from the New York metro area. She developed her love for poetry and short stories as a girl and participated in a gifted writing program for youth at Manhattanville College in 1999. As a young adult at Valenica College, she researched and wrote articles for the school newspaper, the Valencia Voice.

While pursuing her degree in Social Sciences at the University of Central Florida she fueled her thirst for knowledge and participated in conferences presenting her research on social issues.

Currently, she has fused her love of writing and current events to create Flinty Magazine, an online publication dedicated to the culture and how it affects our lives.