Zahra Patterson is the author of Chronology (Ugly Duckling Presse 2018), a 2019 Lambda Literary Award winner. Her short works have been published in The Felt and Kalyani Magazine. Her work includes the creation of the community arts project Raw Fiction, a one-time (twice done) youth literary arts project. Her projects have been supported by the Community of Literary Magazines and Presses, Mount Tremper Arts, Brooklyn Arts Council, The Pratt Center, and others. She lives north of Philadelphia with her dog.