Manjot Bains is a creative writer based in Vancouver, Canada. In Grade 5, she wrote and illustrated her first work of fiction about underwater time travel. It remains unpublished. Since then, her creative non-fiction and lifestyle writing has been published in Geist Magazine and Huffington Post. Manjot also runs Digital Handloom, a communications and community engagement practice with a focus on digital storytelling. She has a fondness for dark chocolate, reading race and feminist theory, and perusing online sales.