a selection of published clips covering reported stories, artist interviews, profiles, and feature writing; political, social, and cultural commentary; arts and culture coverage; and more.
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A Song for Columbus: The Importance of Creature Comforts with Hanif Abdurraqib
Ahead of her Pageant show, ‘Insecure’s’ Amanda Seales talks comedy and her upcoming book
Art in Motion: Through the Justice Fleet, Amber Johnson empowers people to heal
How Brunch Helped Defeat a 7-Term Incumbent: Action St. Louis has proved electoral politics don’t have to be boring
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Arts and Culture Contributing Writer
[ Author Page ] As a contributing writer with ALIVE Magazine, my work involves pitching, developing, and shaping unique stories and engaging features for the magazine’s wide readership online and for their nationally circulated print magazine. My role includes producing engaging human interest stories, conducting artist interviews, writing sponsored content, and contributing to regular arts and culture coverage featuring artists, makers, and creatives across the Midwest.
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ALIVE is a lifestyle media company based in St. Louis, Missouri working to highlight the stories of interesting people doing remarkable things in the middle of America. With a clear aesthetic and voice, the ALIVE Magazine specializes in storytelling as memorably as its photography, showcasing chefs and restauranteurs, business owners and creative professionals, writers, artists, fashion designers, and all the richness in between.
Freelance Journalist @ various publications
theSTL.com (Regular Contributor) - [ Author Page ]
The Nation - "How Brunch Helped Defeat a 7-Term Incumbent"
The Establishment - "Maybe Citizenship is Bullshit: Thoughts on the Muslim Travel Ban"
The Riverfront Times - "Wassan Al-Khudhairi Has Two Tasks: Get to Know St. Louis, and Move CAM Past Controversy"
The Establishment - "We Can't Talk About Standing Rock Without Talking About Cultural Appropriation"
The New Inquiry - "Environmental Racism in St. Louis"
The Establishment - "The Insidious Problem of Racism 'By Omission'"
Salon - “Faith after Ferguson,” an essay on the 1 year anniversary of the non-indictment
Salon - “Black bodies on the ground,” an essay on the hypervisibility of anti-black violence and the cost of public suffering
Feministing (Weekly Columnist) - [ Author Page ]
Blavity - [ Author Page ]
ForHarriet - [ Author Page ]