I write about identity, race, immigration, art, activism and all the other things that keep me up at night. My essays have appeared in The Guardian, Time Magazine, USA Today and Psychology Today, among others. 

Sampling of essays:

What Black Panther Gets Right About the Politics of Museums, Hyperallergic

Dear Customs and Border Patrol, USA Today

Diversity Includes Opinion, Austin American Statesman

Art, Not Hate, Has Many Sides, Psychology Today

No Really, Where are YOU From, TRT World

What Loving Can Show Us About Multiracial Parenting, TIME Magazine

I Was Locked Up Because..., The Guardian

 

My fiction has received finalist recognitions from Glimmer Train, Kore Press (judged by Edwige Danticat) and New Letters. In 2015, I was an invited participant in Callaloo’s Creative Writing Workshop, in Barbados. In 2016, Hibiscus Lobiscus, a work of short-fiction, appeared in Intellect Journal, in the UK.  In 2017, I was awarded the Tiphanie Yanique Fellowship to attend Jack Jones Literary Arts' inaugural Writer’s Retreat.

 

(*hush* keep checking here for details about a forthcoming novel.)

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