Rhianna Herd

is a Heavy contributor based in Chicago, Illinois. She graduated from the University of San Francisco in 2020 and works in book marketing and publishing. She is a published poet who also runs a Star Trek podcast with her sister called "The Duras Sisters Podcast." She is passionate about many fandoms and loves writing in the infrequent Chicago sunshine.
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