Nonfiction

Featured in: Desert Companion, Los Angeles Review of Books, Narratively, Hippocampus Magazine, Raising Mothers, Memoir Mixtapes, HelloGiggles, and Sisters from AARP. In print in Road Grays and Stoneboat Literary Journal.


forthcoming

Tracks » forthcoming in Chicken Soup for the Soul: I’m Speaking Now: Black Women Share Their Truth in 101 Stories of Love, Courage and Hope, edited by Amy Newmark and Breena Clarke, in June 2021

Returning to the Earth » forthcoming in Full Bleed in summer/fall 2021

select publications

In the Summer,… » HAD (Hobart After Dark, a Hobart companion journal)

Take it With You » Desert Companion (Fifth Street newsletter)

Embracing the Grotesque: Talking with Lisa Hanawalt » The Rumpus

My Secret Life as a Mysterious Multimillionaire’s Personal Assistant » Narratively
*Top 10 Most Popular Stories on Narratively in 2019

Teaching my biracial daughters that all hair is good hair is an act of self-love » HelloGiggles

Riding the Wave: The Steady Rise of Korean Manhwa » Los Angeles Review of Books

A Black Mama’s Breathwork, or, the First Time I Had “The Talk” with My Daughter » JMWW Journal
*nominated for 2021 Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses
*nominated for 2021 Best American Essays

Excerpt from my memoir-in-progress Beneath the Pepper Trees » Juniper Editing & Creative, SPINE blog

award-winning work

I’ll Be Seeing You: A Black Woman Travels in 2017 » Hippocampus Magazine
*Finalist in 2020 Remember in November Content for Creative Nonfiction Writers

In the Drink » Boston Accent Lit
*First Prize, Boston Accent Lit’s 2019 ‘Wicked Short’ Nonfiction Contest

Bitter Grief » The Hellebore
*2018 Hellebore Scholarship Award Creative Nonfiction Honoree