Anya Zaporozhchenko is a writer based in Toronto, Ontario. She is a Moscow native and her work centers around the issues of immigration and queer rights. She is also an editor at the UC Gargoyle at University of Toronto.
“I first saw a picture of Jacob on a website which functions as a service for finding an incarcerated pen pal. The website is outdated but functional, and gives the option of sorting prisoner profiles by religion, astrological sign, and sexual preference.”