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Jamie McGhee

Jamie McGhee graduated from Duke University with a degree in International Relations and dreams of being a creative writer—dreams she's now realizing as a musical theatre writer in NYC. She's passionate about global black identities, minority representation in media, and leather-bound notebooks.
"Our first speaker received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. She probably received the last one ever, thanks to Trump." Those were moderator Michael Reynolds’s opening remarks at NYC's New Literature from Europe Festival on December 7, 2016. He chuckled at his own joke, but none of the artists in the audience laughed. Because of Donald Trump, the Republican Congress, and the very real possibility of a Republican Supreme Court, Brooklyn's arts...