Zinnia Smith is an emerging writer currently living in the East End of Long Island. She graduated from St. Lawrence University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts. Primarily an essayist, Zinnia does not consider herself genre bound. She writes based upon her interests, including fiction, food writing, sustainability, and cultural criticism. She interned at Yankee Magazine and has received the Clayton V. Fowler Art History Writing Award for multiple art historical essays. Her currents ambitions are to travel and explore varying academic subjects to develop complex interests in her writing and life.