Zahra Patterson is a writer and teacher. Their book-length essay Chronology (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2018) received a Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Memoir/Biography and a Face Out Fellowship from the Community of Literary Magazines and Presses. She is the creator of Raw Fiction, a one-time (twice done) youth literary arts project. Their projects have been supported by Mount Tremper Arts, Brooklyn Arts Council, The Pratt Center, and many wonderful individuals. Feel free to contact her at zahrampatterson at gmail dot com.