Shamecca Harris is a creative writer and teaching artist born and raised in Harlem, New York City. She has a BA in English from Georgetown University and currently teaches English Literature and Composition at The City College of New York where she is also pursuing a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing. Prior to the MFA, she wrote and edited digital content for publishers including XXL Magazine, 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. Her essays and political commentaries have been featured in digital publications including Global Citizen and Hello Beautiful among others.