Writing

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

Confessions of a Millionaire’s Personal Assistant | forthcoming in Narratively | 2019 | essay

Bear Hugs | forthcoming in Road Grays | September 2019 | essay

Nearly Dying in Childbirth Helped me Find Body Autonomy | forthcoming in On Our Moon | 2019 | essay

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

‘Hot Comb’ Uplifts Black Women By Their Roots | Bitch Media | July 12, 2019 | review

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

Knock Off | Whatever Keeps the Lights On — Issue 2 | June 26, 2019 | creative non-fiction

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 | essay

A Portrait of Madness | Linden Avenue Literary Journal — No. 79 | June 1, 2019 | creative non-fiction

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

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

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

Kendra Young on Buffy the Vampire Slayer showed me Black girls could be heroes, too | HelloGiggles | Mar. 18, 2019 | review

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

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

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

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

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

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


Bitter Grief | The Hellebore — Issue 1 | Dec. 31, 2018 | creative non-fiction
2018 Hellebore Scholarship Award Creative Nonfiction Honoree

Why I only read books by Black authors in 2018 | HelloGiggles | Dec. 27, 2018 | review

Hilda is an ode to childhood wonder | FanSided | Dec. 27, 2018 | review

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

How ‘Addams Family Values’ taught me the racist Thanksgiving history I never learned in school | HelloGiggles | Nov. 20, 2018 | review

‘The Craft’ was the root of my preteen empowerment | HelloGiggles | Oct. 23, 2018 | review

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

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

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

In All, There I Am | Stoneboat Literary Journal — In print, Issue 8.2 | Spring 2018 | creative non-fiction

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

A Fractured Mind | TAYO Literary Magazine — Issue 7 | Jan. 31, 2018 | creative non-fiction

How I Am | Cagibi — Issue 1 | Jan. 15, 2018 | creative non-fiction

Tracks | Mother Always Write | Jan. 05, 2018 | creative non-fiction

Retrospective | Mothers Always Write | Oct. 23, 2017 | creative non-fiction

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 | essay

Mother of 3 Joins Work Force, Burned at Stake | Sammiches & Psych Meds | July 12, 2016 | humor