Brittany Leitner is a freelance journalist and poet based in New York City and originally from San Antonio, Texas. She previously held editorial roles at Elite Daily and The Dr. Oz Show. Her work in digital journalism earned her a Digital Health Award in 2019, and her writing has been published in Bustle, Cosmopolitan, Oprah Daily, Shape, and more. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Palette Poetry, Gasher, Cutthroat, and New York Quarterly. Follow her on Instagram @britariail.