Mya Guarnieri is a South Florida-based journalist and writer who lived in and covered Israel and the occupied Palestinian Territories for seven years. She is currently in Tel Aviv to work on her book about migrant workers and African refugees in Israel, Unchosen, which is forthcoming from Pluto Press. <br> <br> Her byline has appeared in numerous international outlets, including <em>The Guardian, Le Monde Diplomatique, Counter Punch, Al Jazeera English,</em> the <em>NYT</em>, the <em> National, Outlook India</em>, and <em>Caravan</em>. Her fiction and essays has been published in <em>Narrative, The Kenyon Review, The Jewish Quarterly, Slate</em>, and elsewhere. She also blogs at <a href="http://972mag.com/myag/" rel="nofollow">+972</a>.