Deesha Philyaw is the co-founder, with her ex-husband, of CoParenting101, a resource for those parenting across two households after a divorce or break-up.
A Pittsburgh-based freelance writer, Deesha’s publication credits include Essence, Bitch, and Wondertime magazines, and The Washington Post. Her writing has been anthologized in Literary Mama: Reading for the Maternally Inclined (Seal Press); and Just Like a Girl: A Manifesta! and Woman’s Work (GirlChild Press).
Deesha teaches as an adjunct professor in Chatham University’s Master’s of Professional Writing program. She is at work on a YA novel, and is co-author of Co-Parenting 101 Helping Your Kids Thrive In Two Households After Divorce(New Harbinger, 2013). Deesha is mom and stepmom to 4 daughters.