I'm a writer with a special interest toward young people of color, families, and magic. My debut YA fantasy novel THE GIRL KING will be published in Winter 2019 by Bloomsbury (North America) and Gollancz (UK). I'm represented by Beth Phelan at The Bent Agency.
I'm an alum of VONA 2014 Berkeley, and VONA 2015 Miami. I hold a BA from Sarah Lawrence College, and an MFA from Parsons School of Design.
I'm from New York State, but right now I live in the SF Bay Area of California. Besides books, I like quilting, gardening, drawing and painting, pop music, and the internet. I know too much about cats, and a little bit about a lot of other animals.