Zahra Patterson is a writer and educator. Chronology (Ugly Duckling Presse 2018) is her first book. Her short dramatic fiction has been published in The Felt and Kalyani Magazine. Her community work includes the creation of the community arts project Raw Fiction, a one-time (twice done) youth literary arts project. Her work has been supported by Mount Tremper Arts, Brooklyn Arts Council, The Pratt Center, and others. She is a Community of Literary Magazines and Presses Face Out Fellow and holds an MFA in Writing from Pratt Institute.