Keisha Bush was born in Boston, Massachusetts. She is pursuing a graduate degree in theological studies at Harvard University, has a business degree from Bentley University, and an MFA in creative writing from The New School, where she was a Riggio Honors Teaching Fellow and recipient of an NSPE Dean’s Scholarship. She has received fellowships from the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Workspace Residency, the Tyrone Guthrie Centre in Ireland, Moulin à Nef in France, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and Vermont Studio Center. Her work has appeared, or is forthcoming, in The New York Times, Literary Hub, The Rumpus, Electric Lit, and Lion’s Roar Magazine. Her debut novel, No Heaven For Good Boys, is a New York Times Editors’ Choice. Her debut children’s picture book, My Family Tree, is slated for release in June 2022 with Scholastic.