Nylah Burton

Nylah Burton is a Chicago-based lifestyle writer who covers health, travel, identity, and social justice. Her original reporting and essays have appeared in New York magazine, Essence, Bustle, Travel + Leisure, The Nation, Vogue, and more. Nylah also works as a sexual assault prevention specialist, in which she facilitates community discussions that attempt to dismantle rape culture. In her free time, Nylah likes to write mediocre poetry, marathon 2000s-era teen dramas on Netflix, cook new recipes, and spend half her paycheck at the bookstore.

• 3+ years of experience as a freelance lifestyle writer
• Studied Caribbean literature at Howard University
• Bylines in New York magazine, Essence, Bustle, Travel + Leisure, The Nation, Vogue, and more

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