Tijanna O. Eaton is a former recidivist and homeless drug addict who has been clean and sober since 1994. She has served on the Five Keys Schools and Programs Board of Directors since 2006, ascending to Board Chair in 2021.
Tijanna was co-creator of a queer POC recovery conference in San Francisco in the late 90s, was the POC Liaison to the International Ms. Leather competition from 2015 to 2017, and was on the QWOCMAP Board of Directors from 2016 to 2018. She has been a card-carrying member of the Exiles since 1998.
Her work has appeared in Honey Literary, Noyo Review, Panorama Journal, and Yellow Arrow Publishing. She is the proud recipient of the 2021 Unicorn Authors Club's inaugural Alumni Award and a 2023 Rooted & Written Fellow.