NY Home: NYC and Saratoga Springs.
New York State of Mind: “Exploring, discovering, hiking, biking, skiing and meeting folks along the way.”
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Maya is the founder of MOJALVO, a company dedicated to DSLR cinematic filming. In addition, Maya, a former fashion stylist and marketing executive, documents her world travels as a contributing writer and photographer for several blogs.
NY Home: Flatbush, Brooklyn.
New York State of Mind: “Exploring the summer sights and sounds of the big city.”
NY Home: Central New York.
New York State of Mind: “Transplantation, from the West Coast to CNY to NYC and beyond.”
A grad of SUNY Potsdam’s Creative Writing program, Ethan writes for radio and just published a book of poetry, “Poems for Danielle Steel’s Purple Prose.” A hardcore musician, he has put many miles on a small truck, eats sparingly, and sleeps as little as possible.
Ery is a freelance writer.
After 12 years in NYC, Kathleen ran for the Hudson Valley hills. Published in The Daily Beast, Bust Magazine and Gastronomica, she explores offbeat cultural and foodie happenings near Carmel with her husband and twins.
Albany-based writer and lifelong Capital-Saratoga Region resident, writing for NYSOM Magazine pairs Mark’s passion for writing and the place he calls home. A SUNY Cortland graduate, he is pursuing his master’s degree in communications at The College of Saint Rose.
A Millerton resident, Memoree’s background is in film production, online marketing and fiction writing, and she has studied wine and culinary arts in NYC and Paris. A passionate farm advocate, she is a farmers market regular in the Hudson Valley and the Catskills.
Born in Huntington, raised in Northport and Stony Brook, Michael studied broadcast journalism and international relations at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, and lives in Southampton. Next fall he’ll attend law school, quite possibly in New York.
A Central NY resident, Carrie’s eclectic background includes health and nutrition; business, real estate and entrepreneurship; metaphysics and spirituality. She recently completed a six book series for teens for a Scholastic imprint.
A Brooklyn-based writer, Chrissy loves the city skyline as much as she loves the Catskills countryside. She has written about topics ranging from beauty to education. Her favorite areas in the Catskills are Andes and Willow.
Kendall Slee is a freelance writer and editor near Syracuse. She has written for newspapers, magazines and government and business clients. In her free time she can be found trail running or cross-country skiing through the forests of Central New York.
A Brooklyn resident, Miranda states that while there are so many things New York State does well, the two that will always reign supreme are the farm-fresh food and interesting people.