Zenique Gardner Perry

Young Adult

Zenique Gardner Perry is the prevention education manager for Safe Connections, an agency committed to ending domestic abuse and gender violence in the St. Louis region. She is a former contributor for two.one.five magazine and has led writing groups at the Institute for Community Justice, both based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Today, she uses creative writing as a tool to explore and promote self-love and self-awareness with middle and high school girls in prevention groups around St. Louis, Missouri.

Festival Years: 2018