Olivia Neal

is a queer feminist writer and artist from Greensboro, NC. She graduated from UNC Chapel Hill in 2019 with a degree in English and Women’s and Gender Studies. Her work has been published by The Siren, Women AdvaNCe, the Orange County Rape Crisis Center, and The Carolina Quarterly. Her first published book of poetry, dial tone season, is available for purchase on Amazon. She currently lives in Chapel Hill, NC, and works for Planned Parenthood South Atlantic as a grant writer. She just completed a creative nonfiction project on feminist writers from Chapel Hill thanks to a generous grant from the Bolch family. She makes a zine called crush which can be found online or at zine festivals around town. You can find her past and current works here and on social media. She enjoys smart memories by vivacious women, supporting local artists, and petting her cat Baby Spice.

“Olivia puts her heart out there for all to read…some were raw and so sad while others just made me smile. Thanks for sharing your heart with us.”

Cynthia – Amazon

“I am so pleased to be in THIS author’s orbit! She has a fresh voice and her material is timely. Some of it will make you ache, and you won’t really know why. But isn’t that the job of a poet to evoke emotions? I look forward to following her work!”

Kinley – Amazon