Jasmine Amussen is a writer, editor and cultural critic living in Atlanta. As editor for Burnaway, she facilitates the yearly Art Writing Incubator, a six weeklong intensive focusing on cultivating writers and critics in the South. As a writer, she has written for publications such as 032c, Art Papers, Limbo and MOMUS, as well as local and international zines. Prior to joining Burnaway, she held positions with the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership, street art conference Living Walls, The City Speaks, DIY organization Murmur Media, and as occasional consultant for Creative Capital. She is a 2020 recipient of MacDowell’s Calderwood Fellowship for Journalism. Along with her younger sisters, she is proud to have her name on an ‘original students’ brick on the path at Clear Springs School in her hometown of Eureka Springs, Arkansas.

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