Ava Weinstein is a sophomore at Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She has written three novels and numerous short stories since she started writing in fourth grade. Ava is passionate about technical theater, and designs and creates costumes for her school’s Theater Society. She has won two Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild technical excellence awards for her costumes. She is an active participant in Boston Workers Circle’s Teens Acting for Social Change and her school’s Jewish Heritage Club. This year she is working to revive the high school literary magazine. In her spare time, she loves listening to records, studying the labor movement, scouring vintage shops, and reading old books.