Deesha Philyaw


Deesha Philyaw is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in Essence and Bitch magazines, as well as The Washington Post. Her writing has been anthologized in several collections including Literary Mama: Reading for the Maternally Inclined; When We Were Free to Be: Looking Back at a Children's Classic and the Difference It Made; and The Cassoulet Saved Our Marriage: True Tales of Food, Family, and How We Learn to Eat. She is the co-founder of


Co-Parenting 101: Helping Your Kids Thrive in Two Households...

Michael D. Thomas and Deesha Philyaw


The Secret Lives of Church Ladies

Deesha Philyaw