Born and raised in Chicago, Sheryl "Sherri" Gardner graduated with honors from Washington University in Saint Louis in 2017, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in English literature with a creative writing focus.

Based in Brooklyn, Sherri is currently working at TripSavvy as a Content Producer. She has written articles for The Wall Street Journal, Washington University in St. Louis, What Should We Do?!, and TripSavvy. If not writing or traveling, you can find Sherri working on a new recipe or perfecting an embroidery project.