Jesse Ludington is a sophomore at The New School’s Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts in Manhattan, NY pursuing a BA in Literary Studies with a concentration in Nonfiction Writing. As a writer, Jesse aims to document and explore the range of the human experience in new ways. She is a Merit Award winner in Creative Nonfiction from the National Youngarts Foundation in 2017, as well as a National Silver Medalist in Personal Essay/Memoir from the 2017 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Her work can be read in Issue 3 of Blacktop Passages Literary Journal, as well as in Volume 5 of Ricochet Review and Volume XXXVII of CT Students Writers Magazine. Jesse is from East Haven, CT and when she isn’t writing, she can be found reading used books and playing narrative video games. For more information, visit jrlud106.wixsite.com/jesseludington.