Zahra Patterson is the author of Chronology (Ugly Duckling Presse) and creator of Raw Fiction, a youth publishing project. Their performance work has aired on Montez Press Radio and been staged at WOW Café Theatre. Her prose has appeared in The Yale Review, Wasafiri, The Felt, and elsewhere. She is a member of The Foundry at PlayPenn, a 2019 recipient of a Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Memoir/Biography, and a former CLMP Face Out Fellow. Their work has been supported by Mount Tremper Arts, Brooklyn Arts Council, The Pratt Center, and many wonderful individuals. She holds an MFA in Writing from Pratt Institute.