Jenn McKee is a Michigan-based journalist and essayist who covers parenting, the arts (including criticism), writing, wellness, and more. Her work has appeared in Good Housekeeping (in print and online), Shondaland, The Writer magazine, Scary Mommy, Hour Detroit magazine, American Theatre magazine, The Detroit Free Press, Michigan Alumni magazine, etc. She lives with her litigator husband, two daughters, and two neurotic sister-cats in the metro Detroit area, where she also works part-time as a library page.
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Awards, Honors, Appointments
Detroit Writing Room Awards: winner, blog entry category; and 2nd place, personal essay category.
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We're in a New Era of Period Positivity, and It's Empowering for Young Girls
Article, Good HousekeepingSeptember 2020
A reported essay on how and why girls have, in recent years, shed their embarrassment in regard to menstruation.
Washtenaw County program helps Black residents win rightful ownership of inherited homes
Article, ConcentrateDecember 2021
Feature story about Washtenaw County's successful recent efforts to get the deeds for inherited homes into the hands of local black homeowners, addressing the legacy of redlining and other racist housing practices.