Adella-Marie Cloutier is a second-year Master of Arts student at Dartmouth College.  She is in the Creative Writing Concentration and has particular interest in short story, personal essay, and screenplay. She grew up in northern New Hampshire and moved to Toronto after high school to attend university. She graduated from York University with an Honours Bilingual Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and then worked in higher education and media relations for three years in Toronto before moving back to the United States.