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Agatha Roa
Content Editor at Wilmington Mental Health
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I'm a believer in the power of knowledge and the ferocity of beauty, so from my point of view, your life is already artful - waiting, just waiting for you to make it art." -Toni Morrison.

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About Me

I’m originally from New York City and the first in my immigrant family to go to college. I’m of Pacific Islander and Filipino descent. I worked in advertising and marketing for various industries (financial services, real estate) before suffering burnout. I moved to North Carolina in 2016 and never looked back! Before joining Wilmington Mental Health, I graduated from University of North Carolina Wilmington with a MFA in Creative Writing. I was on the editorial staff of Ecotone literary magazine. My first published piece was for an anthology on recovery-based themes and families. I also like to write about self-care and the wellness space. If I wasn't a writer, I'd probably be a geologist in another life, because I love minerals and crystals! When I am not working as a content editor for WMH you can find me outdoors, hiking with my rescue dogs in Carolina Beach State Park or gardening in my backyard.

Education and Credentials
Master’s Degree of Fine Arts, Creative Writing
UNC Wilmington - May 2021
Bachelor’s Degree in Communications and Culture
CIty University of New York - May 2014
What I love to do during my free time…
Cooking, knitting, enjoying nature and traveling with Vic, my partner.

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M – F 9:00am - 6:00pm