Discipline: Literature – nonfiction

Jasmine Amussen

Discipline: Literature – nonfiction
Region: Atlanta, GA
MacDowell Fellowships: 2020

Jasmine Amussen is a writer and cultural critic based in Atlanta. Her writing has appeared in 032c, ART PAPERS, and Burnaway, among others.

While in residence at MacDowell, she wrote the beginning portion of her forthcoming book of personal essays about Playboy Magazine.

Portrait by Eric Cepala


New Jersey

Jasmine Amussen worked in the New Jersey studio.

The yellow clapboard New Jersey Studio, located on a grassy, sloping site, was funded by the New Jersey Federation of Women’s Clubs and built as an exact replica of Monday Music Studio (1913). The studio’s porch rests on fieldstone piers that increase in height as the ground slopes to the west. Like Monday Music Studio, New Jersey…

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