Mikkaka Overstreet

Mikkaka Overstreet is from Louisville, Kentucky by way of Saginaw “Sagnasty”, Michigan. She has been an educator since 2006 and earned her PhD in Curriculum and Instruction in 2015. By day she is a mild-mannered professor. By night she sleeps. In between, she belly dances, writes fiction, and reads books. She currently lives in North Carolina with her husband, cats, and snake.

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