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Hello, welcome to my website.

This is a place where we participate in the transformative power of art.

Here you'll be able to:

*access my blog and blog archives,

*find information on 

writing & ecology workshops,

*link to my published works.

Drop me a line.


Join my mailing list.

What shall we create together?


1/24/23-SpoFest Interview*
2/7/23-SpoFest Feature*
3/9/23-The Female Gaze @ MCPL** 
3/24/23-Truth In Comedy @ the Bunker
4/12/23-Artspeak Radio National Poetry Month***
6/9/23 Riverfront Reading
link provided*
via zoom or in person 6:30-8**
link coming soon!***


Originally from Egypt, I live in Kansas City where I make my home with three daughters who daily inspire me to evolve. My life trajectory has taken many paths: I have worked as an English teacher, a stay-at-home mom, a farmhand, and a farm to school coordinator. I have worked in environmental education and green infrastructure. I'm currently an herbalism apprentice.
What has been a constant through all those vocations? Writing! I am an award-winning internationally published writer active in Kansas City’s writing scene. I serve on the editorial team of Kansas City Voices, conduct writing workshops and am a recent attendee of the Bread Loaf Environmental Writers Conference. I also blog about environmental issues from the intersection of justice and spirituality and provide ecological workshops based on my research, writing and communion with nature. What am I discovering through my rich, varied experiences?

The imagination at play is emancipatory medicine through which we create community: with ourselves, each other and Earth.
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