Okasha Skat’si is a former college English instructor and current grant writer living in South Texas. Born in Mexico of a Cherokee mother and a mostly Scottish father, educated by a shaman grandfather and a convent full of Ursuline nuns, she was a walking multicultural phenomenon well before the term was invented. Also slightly confused, but she got better.
Okasha Skat’si welcomes readers’ comments on The Growing. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
(Published April 2006)
2006 Winner Lesbian Fiction Reader’s Choice Awards: Favorite Lesbian Speculative Fiction/Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Spectrum Awards 2007 Best Novel Short List