About Me

Day and Veni the yellow Guide DogDay Al-Mohamed is author of the Young Adult novel, “Baba Ali and the Clockwork Djinn.” She is also co-editor for the anthology, “Trust & Treachery” from Dark Quest Books and hosts the multi-author blog Unleaded: Fuel for Writers.  In addition to speculative fiction, she also writes comics and film scripts. Her recent publications are available in “Daily Science Fiction,” Crossed Genres anthology “Oomph – A Little Super Goes a Long Way,” and GrayHaven Comics’ anti-bullying issue “You Are Not Alone.”  She is an active member of the Cat Vacuuming Society of Northern Virginia Writing Group, of Women in Film and Video, and a graduate of theUS_Capitol_dome_DIW_New VONA/Voices Writing Workshop.

When not working on fiction, Day is Senior Policy Advisor with the Federal government. She has also worked as a lobbyist and political analyst on issues relating to Health, Education, Employment, Technology, and International Development.  For more information on work in disability policy, please check out: www.DayinWashington.com. 

Day loves public policy, action movies, and drinks far too much tea.  She lives in Washington, DC with her wife, N.R. Brown. She can be found online at www.DayAlMohamed.com and @DayAlMohamed

Photo courtesy of the amazingly talented Rachel Ellis.

Disclaimer:  Please note that the comments and opinions expressed on this site are solely those of Ms. Al-Mohamed and should in no way be considered representative of opinions, statements, or policies of any organizations, affiliations, or employers, past or present, of Ms. Al-Mohamed.

  5 comments for “About Me

  1. April 4, 2016 at 11:34 am

    Looking forward to meeting you at AWP2017. Perhaps you can suggest locations for our reading.
    Sean J Mahoney
    Dis Lit Consortium

  2. Bob Moore
    June 13, 2016 at 8:50 pm

    Thank you for your article regarding “cripple porn”. I read it in an older version of New Mobility magazine (2014). My wife and I are planning a Vegas trip. It is strange how some view others by their accomplishments more if they are disabled. There is a point where supporting the disabled becomes something of an obsession with some individuals. I see clearly what others cannot seem to grasp. Most disabled persons just want to be seen as everyone else on the planet. Keep your adoration to a minimum. Yeah! I may have to work harder than most people in my situation, but I could always do more….. so can the able-bodied folks who want to get on a soapbox. Your article may be shocking to some. It was common sense to me. Thanks again!
    Bob Moore
    Disabled Art Teacher
    Chico, CA

  3. Dan
    October 14, 2016 at 5:43 am

    Hello I read about you work and brilliant views on disability in comic form, and the lack of heroes… please look at
    my name is Dan from the UK, we are looking to publish mainstream 2017, all the heroes have disabilities and Stan Lee has seen the work,
    also I am working with Leah Moore (Alans daughter). would really love to chat to you more about it if possible?
    many thanks

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