J. Rahshemah Floyd, a New York resident, currently works as a Writing Consultant. A recipient of the Audre Lorde Collective award, and a winner of the Jacob A. Weiser playwright award for her work The Conversation. She was a freelance writer for Streetnews for several years. And appeared in the Gospel play, Oh Lord;Why Did I Get Married? She is a member of the BMCC Downtown Chorus. The Waiting Game is her first book.