D. Watkins is a writer whose work has been published in The Huffington Post, Vice, StopBeingFamous, 1729mag, and Salon. Watkins has been featured on NPRâ€™s Tell Me More, Monday Morning, The Marc Steiner Show, and Huff Post Live. Watkins holds a Masters in Education from Johns Hopkins University and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Baltimore. He is an adjunct professor at Coppin State University and runs a creative writing workshop at the Baltimore Free School. Watkins' debut memoir â€œCook Upâ€ will be published by Grand Central in 2015.