Alisa Bohling is at work on a book about how her search for home and healing became a political education. You can read her recent literary work on Lit Hub and the Los Angeles Review of Books and her journalism on Al Jazeera America, AlterNet, Truthout, and elsewhere. Her writing has been supported by a residency at Art Farm and a grant from the Alexa Rose Foundation and her reporting has been recognized for Excellence in Online Journalism by the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association. She holds an MFA from the University of California, Riverside and she teaches writing and research to college students in the Pacific Northwest. @alisabohling