Kuwana Haulsey is the author of The Red Moon, which was a 2002 finalist for the Zora Neale Hurston/Richard Wright Legacy Award for Debut Fiction. Born and raised in New York City, she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Rutgers University. She has led seminars for the PEN/Faulkner Foundation in Washington, DC, and at Rutgers University. She has taught writing at UCLA and Agape International. Also an actress and coteacher of spirituality classes with Reverend Michael Beckwith., she currently lives in North Hollywood.