I'm the national best-selling novel, The Girl Who Fell From the Sky, the winner of Barbara Kingsolver's Bellwether Prize for Literature of Social Change.
I'm the author of the New York Times Bestseller, The Girl Who Fell From the Sky. Chosen as the 2008 Winner of Barbara Kingsolver's Bellwether Prize for Literature of Social Change, the book is the story of a young girl's coming-of-age complicated by society's ideas of race, class and beauty. It was named one of the best novels of 2010 by the Washington Post.
I co-host a weekly podcast called Mixed Chicks Chat (www.mixedchickschat.com) about being racially and culturally mixed. And I co-founded and co-produce the free public annual Mixed Roots Film & Literary Festival (www.mxroots.org) held each year which celebrates stories of the Mixed experience.
reading, writing, traveling, coffee, weight-lifting, oh, mixed-ness and biracial identity, wii fit, bendy straws, libraries and the post office, Legos, anything Danish, Paris, and cheese and chocolate, and i also love the internet