LaVonne Elaine Roberts is a writer, editor, and educator. Her essays on mental illness, child welfare reform, politics, feminism, and daily life have appeared in CNN, Hippocampus, The Colorado Review, Cagibi Magazine, and other publications. She is completing “Life On My Own Terms,” a memoir, and interviewing authors for LIT Magazine.
LaVonne is the founder of WRITE ON, a Bard College funded initiative, where she leads writing workshops and provides literature for female victims of violence and adults experiencing homelessness. Building on a decade of experience as the founder of a digital Internet 1.0 social platform, and as a female leader in digital marketing, she writes, edits, and produces brand successes. Lavonne received an MFA in Nonfiction from The New School. Her Twitter handle is @LaVonneRoberts.