Tracie McMillan

Author, Journalist

A working-class transplant from rural Michigan, Brooklyn-based writer Tracie McMillan has written about food and class for a variety of publications, including The New York Times, O, The Oprah Magazine, Harper’s Magazine, Saveur, and Slate. After putting herself through New York University, she began reporting and became the managing editor of the award-winning magazine City Limits. There, she won recognition from organizations ranging from the James Beard Foundation to World Hunger Year.