In this episode Alicia Puig guest hosts an exciting and informative interview with arts writer and author Jasmin Hernandez. Listen for an insider's tips on how to get your foot in the door when it comes to starting your journey as a writer or author, especially if you are a person of color.

Jasmin Hernandez (she/her) is the Black Latinx founder & editor in chief of Gallery Gurls, an award-winning digital space celebrating Black & POC in contemporary art since 2012. Gallery Gurls has been featured in Vogue, Artnet, and Artsy. Her writing has appeared in Harper’s Bazaar, Latina, PopSugar, ELLE, CNN Style, etc. Her debut book, We Are Here: Visionaries of Color Transforming the Art World, was released by Abrams (2021). Her writing has been awarded + funded by The Awesome Foundation (2018) & Critical Minded (2020), and she was a 2021 finalist for The Andy Warhol Foundation Art Writers Grant for Short-Form Writing. In 2022, she became a recipient in the inaugural cohort of Creatives Rebuild New York’s Guaranteed Income for Artists program. She is a proud Dominican Yorker, based in Harlem. You’ll find this Parsons alumna gallery hopping locally and globally, usually sipping on an oat milk cafe au lait, and constantly reading Black womxn authors.

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Alicia Puig has been a contributing writer for Create! Magazine since 2017. Find more of her work on her website.