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A.R. Vishny

A.R. Vishny is a writer passionate about Jewish representation in pop culture. Her debut YA novel, Night Owls, will be published Fall 2024 by HarperTeen, and her essays have appeared in Teen Vogue, The Washington Post, and Hey Alma. She earned a B.A. in English at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and a J.D. at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where she was a Law and Literature fellow. She currently calls NYC home.

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