Hannah Giorgis is a staff writer at The Atlantic, where she covers culture. Her essays, criticism, and reporting have appeared in publications including the New York Times Magazine, New Yorker, The FADER, Bon Appétit, and Pitchfork. She has written short stories for publications including the Lifted Brow literary journal, Spook Magazine and the Addis Ababa Noir anthology. She was the 2018 Yoojin Grace Wuertz Writers of Immigration and Diaspora fellow at the Jack Jones Literary Arts retreat. Most recently she co-wrote the forthcoming “Ida B. The Queen: The Extraordinary Life and Legacy of Ida B. Wells” with Wells’ great-granddaughter, Michelle Duster, and edited the inaugural collection of essays for Shea Serrano’s Halfway Books project about rap albums including Lil’ Kim’s “Hard Core,” Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp a Butterfly,” and The Notorious B.I.G.’s “Life After Death.”
This event was published on March 1, 2021.