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Melissa Ximena Golebiowski is a freelance creative, publicist, and writer based in Los Angeles. After graduating with a B.A. in Public Relations & Advertising from Penn State University, she spent five years working in big box retail and category management for Victoria's Secret. She then moved into freelance publicity and marketing with Lucinda Literary as well as a variety of clients based in the creative and retail realm. Melissa specializes in authentic, experiential and creative outreach tactics that bring positive results for brands and their consumers. When she's not executing compelling storytelling for her clients, she can be found at home working on her own storytelling as a fiction writer or seeking out other writers as a contributing editor for LitHub.com