Natasha Tynes is a Jordanian-American author and communications professional based in Washington, DC. She is the author of the speculative novel They Called Me Wyatt which will be published in June 2019 by California Coldblood Books, an imprint of Rare Birds books. An expert on the Middle East, she has appeared on a number of national and international TV programs, including Larry King Live, PBS’s Foreign Exchange with Daljit Dhaliwal, Paula Zahn show, CBS’s This Morning, Scarborough Country, and BBC’s Up all Night. Her byline has appeared in the Washington Post, Al Jazeera, Huffington Post, and the Jordan Times, among many other outlets. Her short stories have been published in Geometry, The Timerbline Review and Fjords.