Blog, Musings

Springing into April

It's April and I can't believe we've burned through 3 months of 2019. My February was pretty busy and I didn't expect my March to be (haha! Jokes on me). It started with the Indigo YA Spring Preview and I can't link to a Twitter thread because my phone was dying. What I will do… Continue reading Springing into April


March Madness

It's March and as of this post, I'm not committed to anything other than working on my zine! The cover is by the lovely Iman Geddy which turned out great. I really wanted to incorporate a fellow Somali in the project and I'm a huge fan of Iman's work (check out her Instagram account!). My… Continue reading March Madness

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Black Futures Month

So Room Magazine named me an emerging Black writer to look out for and other talented Black women are also featured on the list. Screenshot of Room Magazine's "We Got Next: Emerging Black Writers You Should Be Paying Attention To" list featuring me "We Got Next: Emerging Black Writers You Should Be Paying Attention To"… Continue reading Black Futures Month

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Blog, Musings

New Year. Who dis?

It's a new year! My resolution is to keep this website updated and I'm starting with the Cybils finalists for graphic novels. I'm back as the graphic novels judge for the Children’s and Young Adult Bloggers’ Literary Awards aka the Cybils. It's my second time judging this particular category (and judging for the Cybils in… Continue reading New Year. Who dis?