Shamecca Harris is a New York-based creative writer and teaching artist. Her essays, news analysis, and experimental writing have appeared in both print and digital publications including XXL Magazine, Global Citizen, and Utterance Journal. She has a BA in English from Georgetown University and an MFA in Creative Writing from the City College of New York where she also teaches English Literature and Composition. Prior to the MFA, she wrote and edited digital content for publishers including ABC News and The Huffington Post and worked as an editorial liaison for various Fortune 500 companies to help develop and execute their content marketing strategies. In addition to teaching, she currently works as consultant to the Baruch College Writing Center and explores independent creative projects in New York City. Her work principally focuses on issues related to race, culture and identity.