Sativa Peterson is a writer and librarian. Her writing has appeared in xoJane, BUST, the Phoenix New Times and elsewhere. This summer (2016) she completed an artist residency at The Wassaic Project in Wassaic, NY. She lives in Phoenix, AZ with her longtime boyfriend and daughter.
She is a graduate of Bard College and has a master’s degree in journalism from the University of California, Berkeley and a master’s degree in library science from Pratt Institute. She’s currently working on a memoir about being named after cannabis sativa, the Latin words for a strain of marijuana.