Jennifer McGaha

Pisgah Forest, NC USA

Professional Experience

A memoirist, essayist, features writer, and humorist, I have written about everything from yurt living and homesteading to parenting and relationships. My work has appeared in dozens of magazines and literary journals, and I am a regular contributor to The Huffington Post.


8 Years


8 Years
8 Years
Women's Issues
8 Years


Academia Teaching
15 Years
Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
Entry Level
Magazine - Local/Regional magazines
7 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

8 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

The Huffington Post (6-10), Blue Ridge Country Magazine (1-2), The Chronicle of Higher Education (1-2)

Other Work History

Other publications from the last two years - Deep South Magazine (2015 - pending) PANK (Fall 2014) Baltimore Fishbowl (Spring 2014) theNewerYork (Winter 2014) Gravel (Winter 2014) Your Impossible Voice (Winter 2014) Toad Suck Review (2014) The Brooklyner (2013) Masons Road (2013) Blue Ridge Parkway Poetic Visions (Spring 2013) Switchback (May 2013)

Technical Skills

Proficient in social media - Twitter, Facebook, etc.


Available upon request


Pushcart Prize nominee, 2010


Links to Publications

This page includes links to all articles I have posted on The Huffington Post.
An opinion piece on the importance of creative writing for first-year composition students

Writing Sample

About the ways in which the music of Old Crow Medicine Show reflects the spirit and culture of Appalachia


An article on bluegrass legend Doc Watson