Zahra Patterson is the author of Chronology (Ugly Duckling Presse 2018) and a Community of Literary Magazines and Presses Face Out Fellow. Her short pieces have appeared in Kalyani Magazine and The Felt, and her work has been supported by Mount Tremper Arts. She is a youth educator, and previously directed the community arts project Raw Fiction. Her current research is an investigation of the history of de/segregation in America’s schools. She holds an MFA in Writing from Pratt Institute.