About

I am a writer, a teacher and scholar, and a grassroots, community activist.  I am currently a PhD candidate in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Ohio State University.  My writing has been published in a wide of outlets including Chicago Literati, Story Club Magazine, Polychrome Magazine, Racialicious, and Electronic Intifada.

Current Projects

We Have Each Other: Stories from Palestine

Um Sabber 4

A graphic novel about the village of At-Tuwani.  More information and project updates here.

If We Knew Trans History

tumblr_nti6bqh8zn1qjrotpo1_1280How would our thinking change if we knew transgender history?  The If We Knew Trans History Project aims to explore the ways transgender history can help activists understand ourselves and re-imagine our future.  This public history project is by and for transgender people and social justice organizers. 

Picture Books

cba grad

I am seeking representation as a children’s author.  I have written three picture books for children ages 4 to 8 years old.  My work features characters that are underrepresented in children’s literature and stories that have gone untold.  I am a graduate of the Children’s Book Academy and the recipient of a Yuyi Morales Diversity Merit Scholarship.  For pitches and queries, please contact me.

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