Allyson Rae Escobar wears many hats: journalist, editor, digital producer, blogger, social media maven, and writer navigating the freelance world. She has been scribbling in journals and notebooks since she first learned her ABC’s.  She writes about everything – features, profiles, arts and culture, current events, politics, religion and social trends – and has picked up photojournalism. She is passionate about culture, her faith, race and representation, and social justice. Her bylines have appeared in NBC News, LA Times, Asian Journal, LA Weekly, The Press-Enterprise, New America Media, Orange County Catholic, Angelus News, DisneyExaminer, and

When not writing, you can find Allyson in her favorite coffee shop, running a women’s book club/website, or wandering a new neighborhood.