Carly Racklin is a storyteller, hobbyist illustrator, amateur voice actress, social media marketer, and freelance writing consultant from New Jersey. She writes about monsters with hearts, monsters born from hearts, and every lovely and odd thing in-between. She possesses a B.A. in English with a concentration in Creative Writing from Arcadia University. Her work has appeared in journals such as Luna Station Quarterly, Mirror Dance, Bird’s Thumb, Words Dance, Quiddity, and more. Her favorite birds are vultures, which she thinks more people should appreciate.