While our authors come from a variety of backgrounds, they all have a few commonalities: a passion for language, education, and/or helping others. From obscure grammar rules to essay writing hacks to detailed explanations about QuillBot’s technology, our writers cover it all.

Paige Pfeifer

Paige teaches QuillBot writers about grammar rules and writing conventions. She has a BA in English, which she received by reading and writing a lot of fiction. That is all she knows how to do.

81 posts

Julia Merkus

Julia has master's degrees in Linguistics and Language and speech pathology. Her expertise lies in grammar, language and speech disorders, foreign language learning, and child language acquisition.

60 posts

Magedah Shabo

Magedah is an author, editor, and educator who has empowered thousands of students to become better writers.

53 posts

Hannah Skaggs

Hannah, a writer and editor since 2017, specializes in clear and concise academic and business writing. She has mentored countless scholars and companies in writing authoritative and engaging content.

50 posts


Kassiani has an academic background in Communication, Bioeconomy and Circular Economy. As a former journalist she enjoys turning complex information into easily accessible articles to help others.

42 posts

Emily Perry, PhD

Emily Perry is a PhD, educator, and entrepreneur who leads QuillBot's education program.
She loves all things science, learning, and art.
When she's not creating, you can find her outside doing something fun with her dog, Cass.

26 posts

Gina Rancano

Gina holds a Bachelor of Arts in English, as well as a certificate in professional and public writing from Florida International University. When she’s not writing, she spends her time reading.

25 posts

Kayla Anderson Hewitt

Kayla has a master's degree in teaching English as a second language. She has taught university-level ESL and first-year composition courses. She also has 15 years of experience as an editor.

21 posts

Sophie Shores

Sophie has a BA in English Literature, an MA in Publishing, and a passion for great writing. She’s taught English overseas and has experience editing both business and academic writing.

20 posts

Meredith Harris

Meredith has a BA in Linguistics and Global Security & Justice and has been editing for almost a decade. Her focus ranges from blog posts and academic papers to policy papers for and about the UN.

18 posts

Mitchell Allen

A computational linguist and polyglot with three master's degrees, Mitchell has over a decade of experience editing for doctors, academics, published authors, and companies of all sizes.

16 posts

Jack Caulfield

Jack is a Brit based in Amsterdam, with an MA in literature. He writes about his specialist topics: grammar, linguistics, citations, and plagiarism. In his spare time, he reads a lot of books.

11 posts

Eoghan Ryan

Eoghan has taught university English courses on effective research and writing. He is particularly interested in language, poetry, and storytelling.

10 posts

Alexandra Rongione

Alexandra has a master’s degree in literature and cultural studies. She has taught English as a foreign language for a range of levels and ages and has also worked as a literacy tutor.

8 posts

Rohan Gupta

Rohan Gupta is the CEO and Co-Founder of QuillBot, a cutting-edge NLP startup with millions of users. He holds a B.S. in Finance and an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is passionate about technology, philosophy, and changing the world.

6 posts

Burkhard Berger

Burkhard Berger is the founder of Novum™. He helps innovative B2B companies implement revenue-driven SEO strategies to scale their organic traffic to 1,000,000+ visitors per month.

3 posts

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3 posts

Nick Chlumecky

Nick Chlumecky is the head of Operations at QuillBot and helps assist across the business.
He has an M.A. from University of Victoria and in his spare time he enjoys listening to podcasts and napping.

2 posts

Shyamal Parikh

Shyamal Parikh is the Founder of SmartTask, an online work management/automation software that helps teams streamline their processes, whether in sales, hiring, customer success, or projects.

1 post

Mike Bandar

Mike Bandar is an award-winning UK-based entrepreneur. A Founding Partner of Turn Partners. Mike also co-founded Hopper HQ the Instagram planning & scheduling tool, working with thousands of brands.

1 post

Madhura Ballal

Madhura Ballal is an avid marketer, a postgraduate from NUS, and a Content Writer at amber, a leading student housing provider for students studying in the UK, the USA, and Australia.

1 post

Sarah Taylor

Sarah is a Missouri native and transplant New Yorker of 6 years. She works as a content writer for a STEM-based educational startup and has a passion for helping others develop a genuine love of science and the natural world. Sarah aims to break down the barriers surrounding academia by translating complicated topics and exclusionary jargon into playful, reachable terms.

1 post

Peri Jaya Oxford

Peri has a master’s degree in Linguistics and currently works on the Research Team at QuillBot. Her expertise lies in grammar, foreign languages, education, and linguistic data annotation.

1 post

Brendan Chambers, PhD

Brendan is a research scientist interested in adaptive interconnected systems.
His work has encompassed coordination of biological neurons, semantic differentiation in human communication, and deep neural networks.

1 post

Sarah Yoerger

Sarah is QuillBot's resident copywriter. She has BAs in both English and Communications. Outside of work, she loves fostering cats and writing about emo music history.

1 post

Sanhita Agarwal

Sanhita Agarwal is Head of SEO at QuillBot. She describes herself as an SEO SuperGirl who is obsessed with EAT signals.
She began her career with a digital marketing agency, where she discovered her true passion for SEO. She eventually joined in-house teams in a variety of industries to assist in growing their organic presence.
She believes SEO is best suited for businesses with a long-term strategy that put an emphasis on customer satisfaction. She discovered via her experiences that Google values what people value, and that this is the only way to grow your business using SEO principles.
When she is not working, she is planning her next trip or debating whether the world deserves a Michael Scott.

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