Margo Jefferson, a Pulitzer Prize winner for criticism, was a longtime theater and book critic for Newsweek and The New York Times. Her writing has appeared in, among other publications, Vogue, New York magazine, and The New Republic. She is a professor of writing at Columbia University School of the Arts and has written and performed theater pieces at The Cherry Lane Theater and The Culture Project. Her most recent book is the 2015 memoir Negroland.
In her own words: “Creativity isn’t far away, or outside of you. It’s an inner movement, a heart-shift, a joy making its way out of your throat or hands or feet.”
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