Margo Jefferson is a Pulitzer Prize-winning cultural critic.
Her book, On Michael Jackson was published in 2005. She was a staff writer for The New York Times for twelve years, and has contributed reviews and essays to Bookforum, The Washington Post,New York Magazine, Grand Street, The Nation and other publications.
Her work has appeared in the anthologies The Inevitable: Contemporary Writers Confront Death (Norton), Best AfricanAmerican Essays, 2010, (Ballantine/One World), Black Cool: One Thousand Streams of Blackness (Counterpoint) and The Mrs. Dalloway Reader (Harcourt).
Margo has also written and performed a solo theater piece, Sixty Minutes in Negroland.