Lexi Vranick is a poet and fiction writer from Long Island, New York. She is the self-published author of three titles, including Ready Aim Fire: A Poetry Collection, and holds a B.A. in Literature from Excelsior College, where she completed her undergraduate thesis on cultural perceptions of mental illness in literature. Her work has appeared in the Fly on the Wall Poetry’s MIND Poetry Project anthology Please Hear What I’m Not Saying. Lexi is the founding editor of Little Lion Literary, a literature and arts journal established in October 2018. When she is not writing, Lexi enjoys fiddling with cameras, advocating for mental health awareness, and trying to find the legs in a glass of merlot.