Find a Union Writer – Irma McClaurin

First Name
Irma
Last Name
McClaurin
Country
City
State
NC
Twitter Handle
@mcclaurintweets
About
Irma McClaurin, MFA/PhD is an award-winning free-lance writer, activist-anthropologist and educator. Based in Raleigh, NC, she writes regularly on the arts, social justice, gender and diversity and inclusiveness, and is seeking syndication. In 2015, McClaurin was named “Best Columnist” by the Black Press of America. She is the Culture and Education Editor for Insight News of Minneapolis, author of Women of Belize: Gender and Change in Central America (Rutgers) and Editor of Black Feminist Anthropology: Theory, Politics, Praxis and Poetics (Rutgers), selected “Outstanding Academic Title” by Choice Magazine. Her poetry has appeared in over 16 magazines and anthologies.

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Irma McClaurin, PhD
Work Sample 1 Description
Named 2015 "Best Columnist in the
Nation " Award by the Black Press of America for column: “A Black Weeps for America:
Stop Killing Our Black Sons”
Work Sample 2 Description
Arts and Culture: http://www.insightnews.com/news/andy-palacio-an-african-diaspora-treasure-dies/article_31cc6a09-24c2-5e16-9d25-2b8390797466.html
Work Sample 3 Description
Obituary of Chinua Achebe, African Writer