Contributors

If you’re interested in contributing to Moxy Magazine, check out our Write for Us tab.
Below are the great women currently contributing.


Melissa Breau
is the publisher of Moxy Magazine–and a cheesy romantic who likes long walks on the beach and arguing about comma placement. She is also the editor for a B2B magazine and a freelance writer. For more about her, check out her blog, Jargon Writer, or follow her on twitter.

Emily Moore has been a writer for women publications for almost two years, covering topics like “Fashion & Beauty,” insider interviews with up and coming designers, and now serves as Managing Editor for Moxy Magazine. More information and examples of her work can be found at somethingemily.com. Be sure to follow her on twitter.

P.S. Jones is a freelance writer based in Chicago, IL. A graduate of Louisiana State University, she has been writing professionally for almost ten years. Jones writes for several web and print publications, including Curve Magazine and She’s Self-Employed. Connect with her on Twitter or go to her website for more information.

Kali Lamparelli is a Massachusetts native who received her MFA in 2010 from Lesley University. She has been published in Gaslight Magazine, Boston Literary Magazine, Balancing the Tides, and Connotations Press and is currently working on her first book of poetry. She works full-time for a family business and volunteers on week nights teaching writing skills to adults. Keep up with Kali’s monthly articles for MoxyMag!

Kim Coughlin is an enthusiastic control freak who enjoys pop culture minutiae, judging, wine and telling people how little she paid for her designer shoes. She has a Masters in English and creative writing with a concentration in creative non-fiction and experience writing for trade and bridal publications. She has added Moxy as her 5th basic food group.

Kristin Offiler is a freelance writer living in Rhode Island with her husband Matt and their dog Mia. In addition to MoxyMag, she has also written for YourTango.com, Patch.com and Southern Rhode Island newspapers. Kristin authors two blogs: one about the writing life and another about personal style. She also writes a blog for LendingTree.com about her personal home buying process. Additionally, she provides copy writing services for businesses and individuals. She can be reached via her website at kristinoffiler.com.

Gabriela Lessa is a Brazilian journalist and writer, with an MA in Narrative Journalism from the University of Missouri. She has worked for several Brazilian newspapers and for American publications such as Mother Jones. In 2009, Gabriela won the Great Plains Award for Best Feature, for the story “The Senior Therapist”, published on Inside Columbia Magazine in December, 2008. She’s currently back at her hometown, Belo Horizonte, writing her first novel, a multicultural women’s fiction.

Danielle Bullen was bit by the writing bug early and it never left. She wrote her first story before she was in kindergarten. Danielle grew up in Havertown, PA, just outside of Philadelphia. She earned her English degree at Saint Joseph’s University, where she wrote an op-ed column for The Hawk, and liked it so much, she stayed on Hawk Hill and got her M.A. in Writing. Studies. Her further writing adventures included Making Bread magazine, Haverford college’s newsletter and magazine, the web sites Campusphilly.com, Mostlyfiction.com, Mavenmagphiladelphia.com, and Padosa.com. Currently, she works as a magazine editor. When she’s not writing or reading anything she can get her hands on, you can find her at yoga class, drinking massive amounts of coffee, cheering on the Phillies, or at game night with her friends. You can find her on Twitter at @daniellewriter and read some of her past work at www.daniellebullenwriting.weebly.com.

Dorothy Crouch is a California based writer who has addressed topics including dating, luxury lifestyle, financial technology and travel. Born and raised in New York, she pursued her undergraduate degree at Hunter College and completed her M.S., Publishing degree through Pace University. Dorothy became addicted to travel following a study abroad in Dublin, Ireland. Her passion for travel led her to different regions within Europe, Australia, North, Central and South America. Now focused on her career and living the California dream, Dorothy hopes to one day visit all seven continents…and write about her adventures. Find her on Twitter @DorothyCrouch.

Jacey Blue Renner holds an MFA in Poetry from Lesley University. Currently working on a project that explores women and their poetic perspectives on war, her work has been published by The Journal News, Brink Magazine, Porchlight and Connotations Press. A writer temporarily based in the Southeast, she hopes to make it back to her city-love, NYC, soon. For more from Jacey check out jaceybluerenner.blogspot.com.

Jennie Mustafa-Julock (alias: The Audacity Coach) helps “pretty awesome” people elevate into Extraordinary Individuals, with adventurous missions + lifestyles to match. Drawing from her background as an Organizational Development Consultant and 6 years as a life and career coach, Jennie’s workshops & book Audacity Rules cover groovy goal-setting, productivity + personal accountability, confidence + self-efficacy, and productive, pro-active, adventurous dreaming. In short: Jennie diagnoses suckdom, delineates strategies + drives people to ditch their dusty dreams and drum up new ones that rock. Find her online atCoachJennie.com, and on Twitter at @CoachJennie.

Kaitlyn Calaluca is an engineer by day. The rest of the time, she enjoys being ridiculous with friends, trying new foods and brainstorming crafty DIY projects. She has some feministic tendencies, a strong eco-friendly nature, and will do anything for some good cheese. Moxy Magazine is her first writing venture!