I am a climate movement organizer. I've led successful campaigns to phase out coal-fired power plants, divest millions of dollars from the fossil fuel industry, create union jobs in the renewable energy industry, and pass a Green New Deal bill for New York State, legislation that the New York Times called “one of the world’s most ambitious climate plans.”
I am the recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship in creative writing and have been awarded residencies at the Mesa Refuge and J.M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice. My first book, Warmth, was published by Penguin Random House in August 2021, with translations forthcoming in Dutch and Korean.
I spend my free time reading novels, climbing rocks, and taking long walks without my phone.