Happy [insert applicable day of the week]! My name is Arleen. I am a Roman Catholic follower of Christ who works as a staff writer for the St. Petersburg Times, and who can read, think, talk and write about chastity, nutrition, psychology, sociology and the effects of social media on American culture for hours. I have a bachelor of arts degree in magazine journalism from the University of South Florida (USF) and I am a current grad student at USF, working on my master's degree in rehabilitation and mental health counseling.
In addition to in the St. Petersburg Times, my work has appeared on the following Web sites and in the following print publications:
-the University of South Florida's Alumni Voice magazine
-the Chicago Sun-Times
-the Austin-American Statesman in Texas
-the Journal Gazette in Indiana
-the Norristown Times Herald in Pennsylvania
-the Record Courier in Ohio
-Houma Today and the Daily Comet in Louisiana
-the State in South Carolina
-the Florida Catholic newspaper
To see samples of my work, click here or check out my blogs below.