LaVonne Elaine Roberts is a writer, editor, and educator. Her essays on mental illness, social justice, politics, feminism, and daily life have appeared in CNN, The Independent, Hippocampus, Cagibi Magazine, LIT Magazine, and other publications. Roberts is finishing “Life On My Terms,” a memoir, and interviewing authors at litmagazine.org. She is the founder of WRITE ON!, where she leads writing workshops for marginalized voices. Lavonne received an MFA in Nonfiction from The New School.