NATASHA TYNES is a Jordanian-American writer based in the Washington, DC area. Her fiction and non-fiction work has appeared in the Washington Post, The Huffington Post, Esquire Middle East, Al Jazeera, Fjords Review, among others. Tynes is currently working as a communications professional at an international development organization. She has an MA in International Journalism from City University of London. She has over seventeen years of journalism experience working as a reporter, editor and a managing editor, and also as the director of global training programs for journalists worldwide with a special focus on the Middle East. She is currently working on her debut novel.