Joselia Hughes (sobriquet: Darthula Verbena) is a Black first generation Caribbean-American writer from Bronx. She has HbSC disease and ADHD. Passionate about the intersections of race, disability/ability, gender, nationality, lost lands, childhood, socioeconomic status and other peculiarities of marginalization, her writing is centered in the periphery.
She is one half of the group @memeparty4selfdefense, the minds behind The New Black Gospel.
She is working on a first collection of prose and poems.