Claire Askew is a recent graduate of Lewis & Clark College. Originally from Kansas, she has also lived in Amherst, Massachusetts and Strasbourg, France. She is the author of Generation V: the Complete Guide to Going, Being, and Staying Vegan as a Teenager (2008). Her work has also appeared in the Kansas City Star, Fisk Real College Essays That Work, and Synergia, Lewis & Clark's journal of gender studies. She hopes to make a life with poetry and a living either teaching English in France, French in America, or advocating for reproductive justice.
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