Ashawnta Jackson

Ashawnta Jackson is a writer, editor and record collector living in Brooklyn, NY. Her work has appeared in JSTOR Daily, Atlas Obscura, Bandcamp, DownBeat and Artsy, among others. She also does publicity for independent publisher Catalyst Press. Previous lives have found her on the radio at KMHD Jazz Radio in Portland, OR, and editing an academic journal about data visualisation.

Three women providing a catalyst for African literature: An interview

Izak de Vries, JL Powers, Ashawnta Jackson, SarahBelle Selig Interviews 2020-12-02

"I just began to feel excited about the possibility of bringing African literature of all genres to a North American readership – not scholarly work, which I think has some real champions, but crime novels, thrillers, literary fiction, children’s fiction and graphic novels."