Bio: Lover, writer, drifter, hustler. Trying to fight my demons. This is America, after all -- identity is our work of art. Writing a memoir about recovering from heroin addiction, prostitution, abusive relationships, loss, and perfectionism. 49 states, 12 countries, and counting. Studying Russian. Just got a degree in journalism. I love tea, books, thrill-seeking, old cars, rain, summer, trees, cities, non-fiction, history, modern literature, philosophy, newspapers, grapefruit, writing, and the color red. Starting a journalism internship in October 2014.