Alina is a freelance writer and blogger. Born on the Crimean coast of the Black Sea, she is currently living in Montreal, Canada. When Alina isn’t writing she is usually visiting an art exhibit, traveling, or simply drinking (good) wine. If Alina could invite any creative person -- dead or alive -- to a dinner party, she would invite Susan Sontag, David Sedaris, Ernest Hemingway, and Beyonce.