Kylie Gifis is a young poet and aspiring filmmaker from Upstate New York. Author of The Universe Made the Stars and Then She Made You, Kylie aligns her poetry with the responsibility of forging the connection between vulnerability and strength for people who struggle with mental health around the world. She owes an enormous thank you to her two young sisters, who inspire her every day to pave the way for women in the creative space, as well as her grandparents for their unceasing love and support.