Rock singer known as Sad13 who rose to fame from her debut solo album Slugger, which chronicles her personal experiences dealing with relationships, sexuality, and feminism.
Prior to pursuing her music career, she was a teacher and pursuing a poetry MFA from the University of Massachusetts.
She became the frontwoman of the acclaimed indie group Speed Ortiz.
She is a Manhattan native, but has also lived in Philadelphia.
She has been compared to the likes of Liz Phair.