Tonya Abari (she/her/hers) is a former teacher turned freelance writer and book reviewer for Publishers Weekly. Her intersectional writing, book musings, and author interviews can be found in Good Housekeeping, Romper, The Writer Magazine, AARP’s Sisters Letter, Womanly Magazine, and ZORA. Under the mentorship of author Dr. Emily Bernard, Abari is a 2020 Hurston Wright Foundation Writers Week participant in creative nonfiction. She is hard at work on a series of essays as well as several children’s nonfiction projects. Tonya can be found online or hanging out on Instagram at @iamtabari.