Aabye-Gayle D. Francis-Favilla is a freelance editor and writer. She is a graduate of the Nightingale-Bamford School and Wellesley College, and was on the editorial staff of Nickelodeon Magazine. She has written for numerous publications, including MAD Magazine, The Establishment, and Place & Identity: An Anthology of Personal Essays. She also maintains her own blog (www.aabsofsteel.wordpress.com). Aabye-Gayle lives in New York City with her husband and two cats—but, for the record, she’s a dog person.