Day Al-Mohamed


Public bio

Day Al-Mohamed is an author of narrative fiction. Her most recent Young Adult novel, “Baba Ali and the Clockwork Djinn” and her co-edited anthology, “Trust & Treachery” were published by Dark Quest Books in September 2014. In addition to speculative fiction, Al-Mohamed has written several comics and short film scripts.

She is an active member of the Cat Vacuuming Society of Northern Virginia Writing Group, of Women in Film and Video, a graduate of the VONA/Voices Writing Workshop, and most recently, a Documentary Fellow with Docs in Progress. Her current project is a documentary on the Civil War Invalid Corps and the Battle of Fort Stevens.

Al-Mohamed is a Senior Policy Advisor with the Federal government. Previously, Al-Mohamed worked as a lobbyist and political analyst for more than 15 years on national issues relating to disability. She loves public policy, history, and drinks far too much tea.