Rhiannon McGavin is a young writer from Los Angeles who first started drafting poems to attract the attention of a cute boy in her children’s Shakespeare group. While she never won his affection, she has performed original poetry on Grace Cavalieri’s “Poet and the Poem” podcast, NPR, and at venues from the Troubadour to the Lincoln Center. Rhiannon is also a 2016 YoungArts Finalist in Writing for Spoken Word. In her free time, she enjoys reading and making lip balm. Follow Rhiannon on Instagram & Twitter @mermaideleh, as well as her Youtube channel and Tumblr.