Emily Mark is a poet and writer from upstate New York, USA, with a passion for travel, veganism, and saving animals. She pursued an English degree at university before realizing life is too short to put your dreams on hold and went to live in China where she studied philosophy and history in Tianjin. She lives in Athens, Georgia pursuing a lifestyle of creative minimalism and enjoying every day of it. She travels extensively with her rescue dog, Monty, a min-pin who loves bike rides almost as much as car travel. She is presently completing her first novel and planning her next adventure.