Mai Perkins

Guest Writer

Mai Perkins is a Brooklyn-based seasoned freelancer and content creator from South LA with a knack for editorial storytelling. She currently works in documentary research on the historical genealogy PBS series, “Finding Your Roots.” As a writer, she has contributed to sociocultural digital platforms writing about arts and politics, and is also the author of “The Walking Nerve-Ending.” Her poem “Daffodils” is dedicated to the Black victims of police brutality. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Sarah Lawrence College and an MA in International Affairs from The New School, and she reps her beloved alma mater Howard University with great pride and swag.

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