Deonna Kelli Sayed is an internationally published author, a storyteller, and an award winning podcast producer.  In addition, she is an interfaith dialogue instigator and a recovering ghost hunter.

She is the author of Paranormal Obsession: America’s Fascination with Ghosts & Hauntings, Spooks and Spirits. Her essays are included in Love, Inshallah: The Secret Love Lives of American Muslim Women and Faithfully Feminists: Jewish, Christian and Muslim Feminists on Why We Stay.

Her work is published at The Manifestation, AltMuslimah, & Patheos. She produces a literary-themed podcast, A Little Podcast. Her short story is included in the Press 53 anthology, Everywhere Stories: Short Fiction From a Small Planetcropped-img_3815.jpg, Volume 3 (forthcoming).

Deonna has appeared on NPR, WUNC-TV, WUNC’s “The State of Things,” The Monti, and TEDx Greensboro.