Our Team

Savanna Polasek is the creator of Memoir Ink, a company dedicated to publishing memoirs, autobiographies, and biographies for people. She is the interviewer, writer and chief editor. She believes in the power of personal narrative and its impact on our perception of history, ourselves, our present, and future generations. 

Savanna is a Charles Gordone award winner for her creative nonfiction piece, “County Road 100”, is published in the book, “Classics Transformed”, is a former prose editor of The Eckleburg Project, and has written for Spirit, a magazine produced by the Texas A&M Foundation. Prior to starting her own business she created engaging content as an engineering communications specialist and has years of education experience. She lives in Leander, Texas. In her free time she enjoys exploring Texas, reading, and writing fiction.

Laura Simmons is an editor for Memoir Ink. She graduated from Texas A&M University with a bachelor of arts in English Rhetoric. She has previously worked as a writer and editor for Maroon Weekly, Moving Beyond the Page, and the Texas A&M Foundation. She currently works for the Department of Nuclear Engineering as a communications specialist, where she writes student, faculty and research feature articles. She’s passionate about the written word and bringing stories to life. When she’s not reading or writing, her hobbies include yoga, cooking, and cuddling with her German Shepherd.