lipstickparty magazine is a general interest mag with a strong focus on creative writing. we cover topics from beauty & style to art & lit, and everything in between. Want to help us make a better magazine with better representation? Check out our submissions page! We love new writers, new voices, and we want to hear from you.

Pamela Chinawah is a Southern California native who currently resides in Los Angeles. She works as a publicist for a variety of clients in food, film and lifestyle. Pamela is admittedly obsessed with media and pop culture as well as politics and social equality. Her deepest passions explore how mass media affect societal values and behavior.

Originally from the Bay Area, Julia Gibson came to Southern California for the Elliott Smith wall and stayed for the friends. She graduated from CSU Long Beach with degrees in Literature and Creative Writing. She likes eating ramen, doing Vinyasa yoga, and building her perfume collection. (instagram | tumblr | facebook)

Elise Hillinger is a Los Angeles based photographer and music enthusiast. She is currently finishing up a quite belated B.S. in Political Science with a minor in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies from Oregon State. Also known as: Mommy, better half, biker, feminist, politicker, tattoo-haver, book collector, permaculturist, Mensa member, ad infinitum. Her favorite animals are pelicans because they are dinosaurs. (instagram)

Megan Ranger graduated from Cal State Long Beach with a degree in English/Creative Writing. She is currently living in Ventura County and enjoys mischief, adventure, music, books, animals, and beer. (instagram | facebook)

Taylor Mims is a valley girl who received her MFA in Creative Writing. She is incredible at consuming Guinness, okay at bowling, and terrible at writing bios.

Daniella Marcantoni is a California licensed embalmer|funeral director, hobby baker, and lover of all things soccer. Culinary and bourbon aficionado slash inexperienced bio writer. She has a degree from a school or two. She plays the part of full time gatekeeper at my regular person job.

Early in life, Casey Maleno found out that good cosmetics can change anyone’s life… even an outspoken, larger than life (literally) girl in South Georgia. The perfect red lip and flawless eye makeup is sure to make people look at your face, not the powdered sugar on your shirt. A lover of make-up, hair, fashion, and all things that make life more glamorous. (blog | facebook | twitter)

Gaby Harnish grew up in Ohio, went to school in Paris, and currently resides in California. She enjoys video games, movies, books, and any other hobby that contributes to her sedentary lifestyle.

Kelli Heidelberger currently lives in Southern California. She works in a library and checks out more books than she can read. She spends most of her free time reading, thinking about books, and watching Netflix.

Michelle Avitia works as a bridal consultant and cat tamer based out of Olympia, Washington. Most recently, her writing has explored the intersection of feminism and the wedding industry. You can her blog over on Tumblr where she posts every day, and follow her on Instagram, and Twitter.

Janea Wilson is a poet and educator living in the City of Angels. Her passions include Flannery O’Connor, iced coffee, HBO, and intersectional feminism. Her writing appears or is forthcoming in The Oklahoma Review, Canyon Voices, Puerto del Sol “Black Voices,” Santa Ana River Review, Indicia Lit, among others. Leo Sun, Virgo Moon, Gemini Rising.(instagram | twitter | tumblr)

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