Media Kit

BIOS AND PHOTOS

50 Word Bio

Day Al-Mohamed is author of the novel Baba Ali and the Clockwork Djinn: A Steampunk Faerie Tale, editor of the anthology, Trust & Treachery, and a regular host on Idobi Radio’s Geek Girl Riot. Visit her online at DayAlMohamed.com.

100 Word Bio

Day Al-Mohamed is author of the novel Baba Ali and the Clockwork Djinn: A Steampunk Faerie Tale, editor of the anthology, Trust & Treachery, and a regular host on Idobi Radio’s Geek Girl Riot. Her stories have appeared in Fireside Fiction, Apex Magazine, and Daily Science Fiction. She is a Docs in Progress Fellowship alumna and a graduate of the VONA/Voices Writing Workshop. In addition to fiction, she also works in comics and film. Al-Mohamed lives in Washington DC with her wife, N.R. Brown. Visit her online at DayAlMohamed.com and on Twitter @DayAlMohamed

150 Word Bio

Day Al-Mohamed is author of the novel Baba Ali and the Clockwork Djinn: A Steampunk Faerie Tale, editor of the anthology, Trust & Treachery, and a regular host on Idobi Radio’s Geek Girl Riot. Her stories have appeared in Fireside Fiction, Apex Magazine, and GrayHaven Comics. She is a Docs in Progress Fellowship alumna and a graduate of the VONA/Voices Writing Workshop. 

In addition to fiction, she also works in comics and film. Day’s short story, “The Lesser Evil” was nominated for the WSFA Small Press Award for Best Short Fiction of 2015. However, she is most proud of being invited to teach a workshop on storytelling at the White House in February 2016.  

She lives in Washington DC with her wife, N.R. Brown. You can find her online at DayAlMohamed.com and on Twitter @DayAlMohamed.

200 Word Bio

Day Al-Mohamed is author of the novel Baba Ali and the Clockwork Djinn: A Steampunk Faerie Tale, editor of the anthology, Trust & Treachery, and a regular host on Idobi Radio’s Geek Girl Riot. Her stories have appeared in Fireside Fiction, Apex Magazine, and GrayHaven Comics. She is a Docs in Progress Fellowship alumna and a graduate of the VONA/Voices Writing Workshop. 

In addition to fiction, she also works in comics and film. Day’s short story, “The Lesser Evil” was nominated for the WSFA Small Press Award for Best Short Fiction of 2015. However, she is most proud of being invited to teach a workshop on storytelling at the White House in February 2016.  

A disability policy executive with more than fifteen years of experience, she presents often on the representation of disability in media, most recently for the National Bar Association, at New York Comic Con, and at SXSW. She lives in Washington DC with her wife, N.R. Brown. You can find her online at DayAlMohamed.com and on Twitter @DayAlMohamed.

Long Bio

Day Al-Mohamed is an author, filmmaker, and political analyst. She is author of the novel Baba Ali and the Clockwork Djinn: A Steampunk Faerie Tale, editor of the anthology, Trust & Treachery, and a regular host on Idobi Radio’s Geek Girl Riot. In addition to speculative fiction, she also writes comics and film scripts.

Her recent publications are available in Fireside Fiction, Apex Magazine, Sword & Laser, and GrayHaven Comics’ anti-bullying issue “You Are Not Alone.” Two of her films were recently shown on local Virginia cable television, and two more are in post-production. Her current focus is on a Civil War documentary on the Invalid Corps and the Battle of Fort Stevens about group of soldiers with disabilities who saved President Lincoln from a surprise Confederate raid.

Al-Mohamed is an active member of Women in Film and Video, a 2015 Docs in Progress Fellow, and a graduate of the VONA/Voices Writing Workshop. Her short story, “The Lesser Evil” was nominated for the WSFA Small Press Award for Best Short Fiction of 2015. However, she is most proud of being invited to teach a workshop on storytelling: “Strikingly Beautiful: A Celebration of Women & Girls with Disabilities” at the White House in February 2016. She presents often on the representation of and importance of disability in media. Her most recent discussions have been for the American Bar Association, the Museum of Science Fiction, and at New York Comic Con and SXSW.

Al-Mohamed is a multi-skilled policy executive working directly with public and private industry, as well as with policymakers in Washington, DC. She has substantial expertise in a variety of policy areas such as employment, education, mental health, technology, and immigration. Her work directly supported passage of the “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act”, the “Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act”, and the “Mathew Sheppard and James Byrd, jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act.”

She previously worked as Senior Legislative and Federal Affairs Officer with the American Psychological Association (APA), managing their legislative and regulatory activities related to Disability, Racial and Ethnic Minorities, LGBT, and International Development. She has also served as Director of Advocacy and Governmental Affairs for the American Council of the Blind. Al-Mohamed provided technical assistance and support to both consumers and various advisory committees and governing bodies.

Outside of her formal policy work, Al-Mohamed is the Founding Director of the Lead On Network. The Lead On Network supports and promotes projects and programs that are designed and developed with disability as a core component but that address broader issues around justice and equality regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation status or ability

Al-Mohamed holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri-Columbia and a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work. She proudly serves as Public Affairs Staff Officer (FSO-PA) in the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary. Al-Mohamed lives in Washington, DC with her wife, N.R.Brown. You can find her online at DayAlMohamed.com and on Twitter @DayAlMohamed.

 

PUBLICITY PHOTOS

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