About the Artist
Junauda Petrus-Nasah is a writer, pleasure activist, abolitionist, filmmaker, and performance artist of Black-Caribbean descent, born on Dakota land. Her work centers around wildness, queerness, Black-diasporic-futurism, ancestral healing, sweetness, shimmer, and liberation. Her first YA novel, The Stars and The Blackness Between Them, received a Coretta Scott King Honor Award. She lives in Minneapolis with her wife, child, and family.