Joy Merrifield

Joy Merrifield

Highlights

Joy is a freelance writer originally from rural Arkansas. She has worked in the style department of Real Simple, traveled the world on a shoestring budget, and co-written a book about the intersection of design and DJ culture. She is an enthusiastic, if amateur, pescatarian cook, fosters kittens and guinea pigs, and has a passion for art, design, music, and technology, and the ways they overlap and inform each other.

Experience

Joy has written for City Magazine, BUST, Overspray, and Planet Mag. As a novelty-seeker and lifelong learner, she continually finds herself in classes studying new subjects like statistics, sign language, chemistry, anatomy, labor support, and nutrition. 

Education

Joy has her B.A. in creative writing from Florida State University and an A.A. in fashion design from F.I.T.

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