Crawling out of a podunk lumber town in western Washington, bloom moved to New York in 2008 to pursue a career in fashion design. five years later, after crawling out of the fashion industry, she now works as a freelance music journalist and culture critic. Bloom has written for audiofemme.com, The untitled magazine, film forward, OpeningCeremony.com and reserved magazine. She likes it here. She thinks she'll stay.