About Me

I found my passion for writing in sixth grade and have been writing ever since. When I was sixteen, I pursued my passion to a reality and published my first novel, At Center Line, during high school. The sequel, Beyond Center Line, was published in 2020 as I began my senior year of college. I have also been published in Aquinas College’s annual  literary and art publication,  SAMPLER 33.

I recently earned my B.A in English Writing with a Women Studies minor from Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. I look forward to pursuing a Master’s of Fine Arts in Creative Writing with a focus in Fiction from San Jose State University in California. I also intend to continue my work as a writing consultant, dancer, and dance teacher. 

When I’m not doing regular everyday activities, I’m often writing about the exciting adventures from my imagination and creating maps and languages from scratch on the floor of my bedroom. Or, perhaps I may write a poem or a short story which I occasionally publish on social media, send to a literary magazine, or publish to an online platform. I also enjoy exercising, spending time with family and friends, and taking my dog for walks. 

Follow me on Twitter (@LRFreitasAuthor), Facebook (@LanaFreitasAuthor), and Instagram  (@LanaFreitasAuthor). I also have a Wattpad (@LRFreitasAuthor) and a FictionPress (@LanaRFreitas) account where I publish smaller works.