is a writer whose work has appeared in Hypertext Magazine, Lunch Ticket, Rust Belt Chicago: An Anthology, Harpoon Review
, and elsewhere. She also writes grants and co-facilitates a teen workshop at 826CHI, a local creative writing organization. Last year Ola’s youth poetry workshop was shared with 20,000 educators across the country, thanks to a partnership with 826 National and Amplifier. She lives in Chicago and is currently working on a poetry collection about fictional best friendships.