Nonfiction

The Complicated Journey of Embracing My OCD | forthcoming in On Our Moon | 2020 | personal essay

Jericho March | forthcoming in The Hellebore | June 2020


Isolation Observation: My Neighbor Gives Me Hope | On Our Moon | March 31, 2020 | personal essay

Taking Time Away from My Family Helps Me Thrive | Sisters from AARP | March 10, 2020 | personal essay

Legacy, Complicated | Cinnamon Magazine | March 2, 2020 | personal essay

Lessons | Granada (Chaparral Press) | January 21, 2020 | creative nonfiction

On the Subject of Your Inheritance | crêpe & penn literary magazine, Issue 5 | January 01, 2020 | prose

I Know This Much | crêpe & penn literary magazine, Issue 5 | January 01, 2020 | prose

2019


This new underwear company is helping mothers with postpartum recovery | HelloGiggles | November 14, 2019 | profile

I didn’t have a voice as a child—but my child will | HelloGiggles | November 8, 2019 | personal essay

Seeking the Dead | Nightingale & Sparrow | October 31, 2019 | prose

Notes from a Springhill Suite | [PANK] Magazine, Health and Healing folio | October 5, 2019 | prose

My Secret Life as a Mysterious Multimillionaire’s Personal Assistant | Narratively | September 23, 2019 | personal essay
*Top 10 Most Popular Stories on Narratively in 2019

How I Found Autonomy in Childbirth | On Our Moon | September 22, 2019 | personal essay

In the Drink | Boston Accent Lit | September 14, 2019 | flash non-fiction
*First Prize, Boston Accent Lit’s 2019 ‘Wicked Short’ Nonfiction Contest

Bear Hugs | Road Grays In print, Issue 2 | September 10, 2019 | personal essay

Upon Identifying What Consumes Me | peculiars magazine | August 27, 2019| prose

In “Hot Comb,” Ebony Flowers illustrates the intimate relationship between Black women and their hair | HelloGiggles | August 14, 2019 | interview

Break Your Bows and Be Made New | The Suchy Much | July 31, 2019 | guest post

Marriage After Kids Was Harder Than I Thought | On Our Moon | July 7, 2019 | personal essay

Knock Off | Whatever Keeps the Lights On — Issue 2 | June 26, 2019 | prose

I love being a mom—but motherhood is not all I should talk about with friends, coworkers, or my own family | HelloGiggles | June 6, 2019 | personal essay

A Portrait of Madness | Linden Avenue Literary Journal — No. 79 | June 1, 2019 | prose
*Nominated for Best of the Net 2019

At Rest | Nightingale & Sparrow — Issue 2 | May 16, 2019 | photography

Night Owl | Sidereal Magazine — Issue 5 | May 15, 2019 | prose

My Sexual Assault Still Affects My Marriage, Even Though It Happened 13 Years Ago | Elite Daily | Apr. 01, 2019 | personal essay

gathering, hive, and winged attraction | honey & lime literary magazine — Issue 2 | Apr. 01, 2019 | photography

stopgaps: in public | peculiars magazine | Mar. 27, 2019 | prose

peril + power | honey & lime literary magazine, audio Issue 1 | Feb. 19, 2019 | flash prose

Teaching my biracial daughters that all hair is good hair is an act of self-love | HelloGiggles | Feb. 08, 2019 | personal essay

Embracing My (Postpartum) Body. | On Our Moon | Feb. 03, 2019 | personal essay

Being in public without fear of harassment is my right, but not my reality | HelloGiggles | Jan. 25, 2019 | personal essay

Mothers Aren’t Allowed To Be Angry | On Our Moon | Jan. 13, 2019 | personal essay

2018


Bitter Grief | The Hellebore — Issue 1 | Dec. 31, 2018 | prose
*2018 Hellebore Scholarship Award Creative Nonfiction Honoree

How a Family of Four Lived Without a Refrigerator for a Month | The Billfold | Dec. 03, 2018 | opinion

The Color(ism) Divide in Motherhood | On Our Moon | Sept. 23, 2018 | personal essay

Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka demonstrate the struggle of Black excellence and Black womanhood | HelloGiggles | Sept. 10, 2018 | personal essay

Your Voice is Powerful | Engaging Life’s Moments | July 23, 2018 | guest post

As a black woman, I have to confront misogyny and racial inequality in childbirth | HelloGiggles | July 04, 2018 | personal essay

When I go shopping as a Black Woman | HelloGiggles | Apr. 23, 2018 | personal essay

In All, There I Am | Stoneboat Literary Journal — In print, Issue 8.2 | Spring 2018 | prose

As a Black woman and mother, the Austin bombings challenged my mental health as much as my safety | HelloGiggles | Mar. 28, 2018 | personal essay

A Fractured Mind | TAYO Literary Magazine — Issue 7 | Jan. 31, 2018 | prose

How I Am | Cagibi — Issue 1 | Jan. 15, 2018 | prose

Tracks | Mother Always Write | Jan. 05, 2018 | prose

the early days


Retrospective | Mothers Always Write | Oct. 23, 2017 | prose

A Guide to Pumping Breast Milk at Work | Sammiches & Psych Meds | Oct. 18, 2016 | humor

Another Black Man is Dead | Sammiches & Psych Meds | Oct. 6, 2016 | personal essay