thandiwe D. Watts-Jones is a creative non-fiction writer, a clinical psychologist, family therapist and enthralled grandmother. She has published essays in the NY Times, the anthology Dismantled, and in What’s Love Got to Do With It? She has also published poetry in Essence. In her professional and creative life, her work has focused on issues of oppression, healing, spirituality, mentoring and love. She completed her MFA at Stonecoast, University of Southern Maine in 2015, and is currently at work on a memoir about a journey the Universe nagged her into taking, an unmasking of a daughter-father relationship.