Deesha Philyaw is the co-author of Co-Parenting 101: Helping Your Kids Thrive in Two Households After Divorce, written in collaboration with her ex-husband. Her writing on race, parenting, gender, and culture has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, McSweeney’s, the Rumpus Brevity, dead housekeeping, Apogee Journal, and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette; Essence, Ebony, and Bitch magazines; and various anthologies. She’s a Fellow at the Kimbilio Center for African American Fiction and a past Pushcart Prize nominee for essay writing in Full Grown People. At The Rumpus, Deesha inaugurated and curates an interview column, VISIBLE: Women Writers of Color.
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