Individual Author Record
Name: Margo JeffersonPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Born: in Chicago, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionJefferson is a Chicago native.
Biographical and Professional InformationMargo Jefferson is a Pulitzer Prize winning author for criticism. She has served as book and arts critic for Newsweek and the New York Times. Her writing has appeared in, among other publications, Vogue, New York Magazine, The Nation, and Guernica. Her memoir, Negroland, received the National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography. She is also the author of On Michael Jackson and is a professor of writing at Columbia University School of the Arts in New York City.
*''Negroland'', Pantheon, 2015*''On Michael Jackson'', Vintage, 2007