The inevitability of death orbits in the very fabric of your existence from the moment you’re born to the day death comes. History proves time and time again how precious our actions are and that it’s up to us to take our place before our time runs out.
Amanda Castillo is a class of 2020 Girls Write Now alum and a Publishing 360 Mentee based in the Bronx, NY. In their sophomore year of high school, they joined Girls Write Now, an all-female-identifying program where they got to write and hone their craft. It was there she met her mentor, who was a screenwriter for Nickelodeon. She made Castillo fall in love with screenwriting and visual storytelling. Now, Castillo is a sophomore studying Media Arts Production at Emerson College, looking to continue writing and telling stories with characters that represent the world around her.
Favorite Authors & Artists
Carmen Maria Machado, Gabby Rivera, Ruth Fletcher