Poetry, Fiction, & Essays
Sixteen Nights Into June, May 2014, The Rain, Party & Disaster Society, poetry, online.
Melanin. Bones. Water. January 2015, Cactus Heart Press Literary Magazine, poetry,j print.
To Sad Black Girls, August 1, 2015, Great Weather For Media Anthology, poetry, print.
Bad Bones & Moments, August 11th, 2016, Public Pool, Poetry, online.
Sweet Tooth, May 22, 2015, Saturday Night Reader, fiction.
I Loved Georgia, too. April 2015, Vine Leaves Literary Journal, fiction.
Wanderlust, January 2016, Rufous City Review, Fiction.
MY SISTER'S VERY OWN GREEN-EYED MONSTER...ME, August 27, 2015, Femsplain, nonfiction, essay.
My Confidence, My Camera Phone and My Cerebral Palsy, December 16, 2015, Femsplain, nonfiction, essay.
233 Jackson, Jan, 27, 2016, Atticus Review, nonfiction, essay.
Disability Representation and the Problem with "Inspiration Porn," April 14, 2016, The Toast, nonfiction, essay.
Love, Disability and Movies, April 27, 2016, Catapult, nonfiction, essay.
The Whitewashing of Disability: Trolls, #DisabilityTooWhite and The Fight for Proper Representation, May 20, 2016, The Fem Lit Magazine, nonfiction, essay.
Season Four Of 'Orange Is The New Black' Has A Race Problem June 30th, 2016, The Establishment, Review.
The Freedom of a Ponytail July 6th, 2016, Lenny Letter, nonfiction, essay.
On Time and Nostalgia July 26, 2016, Femsplain, nonfiction, essay.
The Magic That Lives Aug 12th, 2016, Wildness, nonfiction, essay.
Disabled and empowered -- Why I'm championing strong black female athletes Aug 19th, 2016, ESPNW, nonfiction, essay.
The Well-Heeled Life: Shoes, Ability, And Fear September 8, 2016, The New Inquiry, nonfiction, essay.
Disabled People of Color Struggle To Be Heard October 14th, 2016, The Establishment, nonfiction, essay.
How I Relate to the DAPL Protests as a Black Woman December 2, 2016, Teen Vogue, nonfiction, essay.
The Two Books That Saved My Young Life December 8, 2016, LitHub, nonfiction, essay.
How Solange and Morgan Parker Inspired Me To Write My Herorine December 20, 2016, Catapult, nonfiction, essay.
The Sport of Keeping Us Together--Football, December 30, 2016, ESPNW, nonfiction, essay.
The Choice February 4, 2017, AFLW Magazine, nonfiction,essay.
Every Day It's a Roller Coaster March 7, 2017, Lenny Letter, nonfiction, essay.
5 Women of Color Who Are Changing the World For The Better March 9, 2017, Book Riot, nonfiction, article.
I'm Celebrating Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month For The First Time March 24, 2017, Teen Vogue, nonfiction, essay.
High School Students Write Racial Literacy Textbook March 31, 2017, Teen Vogue, nonfiction, Article.
How One Woman Celebrates Her Disability with the #DisabledAndCute Hashtag May 2, 2017, Essence, nonfiction, essay.
Why Lipstick Makes Me Feel So Empowered As A Disabled Woman June 1st, 2017, Allure, nonfiction, essay.
Disabled People Are Not An Inconvenience June 23, 2017, Harpers Bazaar, nonfiction, opinion piece.
Our Enraging, Beautiful, Hungry Bodies August 2nd, 2017, The Rumpus, nonfiction, essay/book review.
"HER BODY AND OTHER PARTIES" IS A COLLECTION FULL OF QUEER BOLD WOMEN October 3rd, 2017, Bitch Media, Nonfiction, review.
When Will We Learn To Listen to Black Women? October 17, 2017, Dame Magazine, nonfiction, essay.
Writing My Way Out November 7th, 2017, Lenny Letter, nonfiction, Essay.
Roxane Gay Wants You to See Fat People as Humans November 13th, 2017, Harper's Bazaar, Nonfiction, Profile.
Twitter. I Just Can't Quit You November 14th, 2017, Dame Magazine, Nonfiction, Essay.
Young People Are Our Hope: Talking With Lilliam Rivera December 20th, 2017, The Rumpus, Nonfiction, interview.
Respect My Disabled Body February 28, 2018, National Eating Disorders Association Blog, Nonfiction, blog post.
Where's the Happily Ever After for Black Women? March 9th, 2018, Harper's Bazaar, Opinion.
Saying Stephen Hawking Is "Free" From His Wheelchair Is Ableist March 14, 2018, Teen Vogue, Nonfiction, essay.
How Fashion Brands Can—and Should—Address Shoppers With Disabilities March 22, 2018, Glamour Magazine, Nonfiction, article.
We Are All Unruly: The body on the other side of self-hatred April 3, 2018, Medium Unruly Bodies pop-up Magazine, Nonfiction, essay.
What Grey’s Anatomy Taught Me About Female Friendship May 24th, 2018, Medium Off-Beat Zine, nonfiction, essay.
"13 Reasons Why" Shows How Television Needs to Do Better With Disability May 25th, 2018, Teen Vogue, Opinion.
The Spring Premieres Perfect For Binge-Watching, Cliché Magazine, April 27, 2016.
Christina Jackson Tells Us What Makes WGN’s ‘Outsiders’ So Unique, Cliché Magazine, March 25, 2016.
Watch Beyonce Get in “Formation,” Cliché Magazine, February 7, 2016.
Tia Mowry Interview, Cliché Magazine, November 13, 2015.
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