Founded in December 2019 in New York City, Valiant Scribe sits at the nexus of faith and social issues. Independent of each other and complementary of the other. It seeks to shine a light on topics ranging from violence against women, WASH, forced labor, human trafficking, criminal justice, mental health, empowerment impediments to climate change, poverty, and migration.

It is an initiative to raise awareness for human rights worldwide in simple, digestible works of art and literature that can appeal to all.

This attempt is accomplished through literary and philanthropic collaborations with social justice organizations and ad-hoc projects.

It calls to writers and artists who have a heart for the human condition.

Meet The Team

Debra Ayis,


Valiant Scribe is under the care of Debra, a Nigerian born, award-winning writer, and poet who arguably loves to read more than she writes.


She currently co-leads the Redeemed Writers Group in New York. She is a volunteer contributor to Our Daily Bread’s youth branch: YMI (Why am I?), and it's American branch: Reclaim.

More about her here.

Jude Mag-Asin,

Graphic Designer 

Jude is a Graphic Designer born in the Philippines. He designed the cover page, layout, typesetting, and design of the maiden issue of the Valiant Scribe Journal.

He has great expertise in design and has been working in this field since 2008. He has worked in a Printing Press Company, and a Publishing Company.

Check out his website: http://www.dyuddesign.com/ 

Jaime Grookett,

Guest Editor 

Jaime is an American writer and poet. She plays an editorial role at Valiant Scribe, and is in charge of digital author features, and content creation. 

She teaches writing at Drexel University where she is earning her MFA in Creative Writing. She is an activist writing to bring awareness to social justice issues.


Currently, she is working on a short story collection and a poetry collection.



Tricia Clarke,
Guest Reader

Tricia is a Trinidadian-born writer, poet, memoirist, and educator living in New York. Currently, she is an instructional coach, curriculum developer, and teacher of adult college students and pre-service teachers.

She edited and proofread the maiden issue of the Valiant Scribe Journal.

She currently co-leads the Redeemed Writers Group in New York.


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