Writer and interviewer concentrating on race, movies, South Asian issues, and gender.
A writer of poetry, essays, and book reviews, concentrating on feminism, children’s writes, culture, and literature.
My writing has been featured in The New York Times, The International Review of African American Art, Ebony.com, and HYCIDE Magazine, a photojournalism publication I co-created in 2011.
Currently doing science writing (as web producer at Science Friday), but have a background in culture and arts writing. Can do long reported features as well as short quick blurbs.
I am a queer writer, born and raised in Nairobi Kenya and spending my formative years in the Midwest. My writing comes from this intersection of cultures and identities in the 21st century. My work has also appeared on Autostraddle.com, Curve Magazine blog, and is slated to appear in anthologies on GLBTQI Africans and Queer Femmes. I serve as a contributor for Mshale.com an African community newspaper and Africans In Motion (AIM) Magazine, both based out of Minnesota. Finalist for the 2015 Beyond the Pure Fellowship for Emerging Writers (through Intermedia Arts, Minneapolis, MN), and trained in Oral History methods and techniques through University Of Mississippi’s Southern Foodways Alliance (Oxford, Mississippi).