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About Sophie

Sophie Flack is an author, freelance writer and editor based in New York City, best known for her novel Bunheads (published 2011 by Little, Brown and Company). Prior to Sophie’s writing and editing career, Sophie danced with the New York City Ballet for nine years, and has a BA from Columbia University. Her essays and articles have appeared in The Wall Street JournalThe Boston GlobeO MagazineThe Weekly Standard, and Dance Magazine.

In addition to freelance writing and editing, Sophie is dedicated to working closely with vulnerable communities: in 2016 she worked in conjunction with the refugee resettlement agency Church World Service to provide social support to newly resettled Syrian refugees in Jersey City, NJ. In 2017 Sophie taught a writing course to survivors of domestic-violence and human trafficking at Sanctuary for Families.