Zoe Witt (she/they) is a freelance writer and creative based in occupied Duwamish Territory (aka Seattle.) Their work has been published in The LA Times, Teen Vogue, Jezebel, Glamour, and SELF.
Zoe is an organizer with Mutual Aid Diabetes: a community-run volunteer group that connects diabetics with resources to help them obtain life sustaining insulin, medication, and supplies. Zoe was featured in the Human Rights Watch report "If I'm Out of Insulin, I'm Going to Die," and MAD was a partner organization. Zoe currently handles Media & Communications for MAD, and is the producer and editor of MAD Online.
Zoe has been disabled and chronically ill for nearly twenty years, after being diagnosed with insulin-dependent diabetes as a child. She's had to ration insulin, supplies, and health care numerous times, including while uninsured for 9 months in 2018. Zoe is currently writing a screenplay based on this experience.
Though you will often find them working on or writing about troublesome topics, Zoe is also immensely interested in food, tattoos, fashion, design, film, video games, and astrology. She is available for paid speaking and writing opportunities—please reach out via email: zoeLwitt@gmail.com.