Jade Sanchez-Ventura is a writer and radical educator. She works in memoir and her essays have been published by Slice Magazine, Duende, Kweli, The Establishment, Huffington Post, and others, including the anthology About Face (Seal Press). She is a contributor to MUTHA Magazine. She’s been awarded a Garden House Residency, the Slice Literary Conference Bridging the Gap award, a Disquiet Literary Conference fellowship, and she is a Hertog Fellow. She has been on staff with the Brooklyn Free School, an urban democratic free school, for a decade. Though she has ties to many countries, she has always made her home in Brooklyn, New York.