Miranda Newman is a writer and editor based in Toronto. Her work has appeared in The Walrus, The Literary Review of Canada, Broadview, Xtra, The Montreal Gazette, and elsewhere. Her feature, “Kids in Crisis,” received an honourable mention from the 2022 National Magazine Awards. In addition to her writing experience, Miranda is co-editor of AFTERNOON, a yearly international arts and letters magazine catering to creative millennials. Miranda holds a bachelor of journalism from Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly, Ryerson University), and was selected to be a 2021-2022 Fellow at Yale University’s program for recovery and community health. She participated in the Lived Experience Transformational Leadership Institute, a one-year program that equips emerging leaders with lived experience with an understanding of critical issues in mental health care. Miranda is also a volunteer member of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health’s (CAMH) National Youth Action Council (NYAC) and WomenatthecentrE. She’s a paid advisor to CAMH’s Client Learning Fund Committee, a bursary program providing financial aid to clients pursuing educational opportunities. Before transitioning to full-time writing, Miranda started her career as an event and publicity coordinator for the Walrus Foundation, publisher of The Walrus. Following that, she was a producer for the now-defunct Spur Festival, and events and marketing manager for Diaspora Dialogues.

Miranda’s debut memoir-in-essays, EXQUISITELY SENSITIVE, is a prescriptive-yet-approachable collection that highlights the gifts that come with borderline personality disorder (BPD). Miranda is represented by Cody Caetano and Samantha Haywood.