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MIKALA JAMISON

WRITER • EDITOR • STORYTELLER
 

(LIFE) STORY:

Read my newsletter about body image/body anxiety/body change: bodytype.substack.com.

Mikala Jamison is a freelance writer in the D.C. area. She's worked as a reporter and editor [see LinkedIn], covering stories such as a quadruple murder case, what it's like to rappel down a 31-story building, and the necropsy of a beached whale. She's won two Pennsylvania Newspaper Association awards .

 

Her writing has appeared in The Atlantic, New York Magazine's The Cut, The Washington Post's The Lily, and several D.C.-local publications. She's working on an essay collection about body image.

 

Mikala is also a live storyteller, and has performed for First Person Arts in Philadelphia and for Story District, Health's Angels, Perfect Liars Club, and Smut Slam in D.C. 

(WRITTEN) STORIES:

How to have a coronavirus-free chat with a friend

The New York Times Smarter Living newsletter, 2020

The first holiday without a loved one     
The Atlantic, 2018

Please stop asking me to be your open relationship guru

New York Magazine’s The Cut, 2018

What’s it like to be poly in Philadelphia? 

Philadelphia City Paper,  2015

(LIVE) STORIES:

First Person Arts, Philadelphia, April 2016. Theme: "Lost"

Story District, Washington, D.C., May 2019. Theme: "Worst Mistake Ever" 

Health's Angels, Washington, D.C., June 2019. Theme: Stories related to women's health

CONTACT:

mikala [dot] jamison [at] gmail [dot] com

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