Native American (Cherokee)
Born deaf in Illinois; B.A. from Gallaudet University in 1995 and master's in public administration (M.P.A.) from University of Illinois. Worked as director of programs for a Minnesota nonprofit agency, then took a year off to travel. Editor in Chief of the Silent News deaf newspaper until its demise, then became a freelance writer and editor.
Step Into the Circle, p.184-185.