Adina Ciment

Guest Writer

Adina Ciment is a writer, educator, and mother of five based in South Florida. Her powerful collection of essays, "Wasn't Expecting This," documenting her transformative journey as a woman and a mother following her own breast cancer diagnosis and her son's brain tumor diagnosis is set to be published by The Journey Institute Press in winter of 2023. Through her educational company, The Raven Writing Company, Adina empowers students to develop their writing skills and prepare for college, while inspiring readers to embrace resilience in the face of life's unexpected challenges. She can be found on most social media platforms as @aciment and on her blog at