Sharmaine Ong is an Asian American writer residing in a snug Brooklyn apartment with her playful and inspiring cat, Truffles. Sharmaine graduated from the University of New Mexico with a Bachelors of Arts & Sciences in Creative Writing in 2016 and she is currently working on her MFA at The College of New Rochelle – Harlem Campus. During her undergrad years, she interned as a Reader for The Blue Mesa Review, and she has contributed articles to College Candy, Spoon University, picVpic, ScreenRant, and CAPS UNM. Her creative work can be found in Lit.cat, Hippocampus Literary Magazine, and elsewhere.

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