Christina Simon is the senior nonfiction editor and the "Letter to L.A." editor for Angels Flight Literary West, an online literary publication and curator of author salons at The Last Bookstore in Los Angeles. Her essays have been featured in Salon, The Offing, Columbia Journal, winner of the 2020 Black History Month Contest for Nonfiction, PANK Magazine’s Heath and Healing Folio, Angels Flight Literary West, The Broken City, Proximity’s blog, True, Entropy and Barren Magazine. Christina received her B.A. from U.C. Berkeley and her M.A. from UCLA. She is a volunteer with 826LA where she helps kids write their college essays. Christina lives with her husband, two teenagers and their rescue pit bull.