Ashana Bigard


Ashana Bigard is a mother of three from New Orleans Louisiana, who’s spent most of her life doing facilitation, activism and organizing around education justice and juveniles. She also worked on issues of poverty and women’s reproductive rights.

She is a writer of non-fiction, fiction, mysteries, comedies, horror and sci-fi. She also writes opinion pieces around education and juvenile justice which have been published in numerous magazines including progressive and the Atlantic.

She has spent the last 20 years working in nonprofit industrial complex as an advocate organizer campaign manager, multimedia director and executive director. This is why she writes non-fiction, science-fiction, mysteries, horror and comedy because that’s what you live in, in a nonprofit industrial complex. We write from our experience.

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