Chantal Eyong is a writer and media producer, born and raised in New Jersey. Her passions include education, storytelling, and exploring the mysteries of her identity as a first-generation West-African. Chantal received a BA in English with Concentrations in Geography and Creative Writing at Rutgers University in 2009. She also received a certificate in E-Learning and Instructional Design from the University of California Extension in 2019. Chantal also graduated from the 2018-2019 Creative Lab Hawaii Writers Program. As a media producer, Chantal has collaborated on documentaries and short films featured on PBS and national/international film festivals. The documentary short she co-produced, “Thailand Untapped” received an Emmy nomination in 2013. Chantal currently resides in Southern California and is pursuing her MFA in Creative Writing for the Performing Arts at UC Riverside.