Camille Acker

Camille Acker is a writer who advocates for social justice in her creative and nonprofit work. A graduate of Howard University with a B.A. in English, Ms. Acker also holds an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from New Mexico State University. She has attended workshops at the Norman Mailer Writers Colony, Callaloo Writers’ Workshop, and Voices of Our Nations Arts. She was a Millay Colony for the Arts resident in 2012 and is co-editor of Dismantle: An Anthology from the VONA/Voices Workshop, an anthology of work from the Voices of Our Nations Arts workshop for writers of color. Currently, she works as Programs and Development Associate for the National Public Housing Museum and teaches gender studies at University of Illinois at Chicago.


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