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Megan Braden-Perry


Megan Braden-Perry is a multigenerational Black Creole New Orleans 7th Ward native, who lives by the Igbo proverb, "Until the lions have their own historians, the history of the hunt will always glorify the hunter.” Formerly she was a staff writer at NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune and Gambit Weekly, but thought she could speak better for New Orleanians on a national level. Her bylines include Bon Appetit, Jezebel, NY Daily News and Thrillist. She was a 2019 Jack Jones Literary Arts fellow and spends her free time with her son, Franklin. Her best friend Jenny once said she'd "talk to the devil for a sandwich," and that's the most accurate biographical detail to date.