Porsha M. Allen is a 22 year old poet and writer from Richmond, Virginia. At the age of 9, Porsha discovered her passion for writing when her grandmother gave her a journal. Since then, Porsha has been dedicated to her craft with the hopes that it will heal those that read her work. In being fatherless, heartbroken, and abused, Porsha used her writing as a way to heal and now helps others do the same. Porsha earned her Bachelor’s Degree in English from Virginia Union University, and plans to continue her education at Queens University of Charlotte where she will study poetry.