DW McKinney

interviewer and writer

DW McKinney is a Black American writer and editor. A 2023 Periplus Fellow, her writing is featured in Ecotone, Romper, Los Angeles Review of Books, and Narratively. She serves as a nonfiction editor for Shenandoah and comics reviewer for Publishers Weekly.

featured publications

Cover image of Chuck D's naphic grovel STEWdio: The Naphic Grovel ARTrilogy of Chuck D. It features a compilation of Chuck D's sketches featured in the book.

Q&A for Publishers Weekly

April 28, 2023
*Image from STEWdio: The Naphic Grovel ARTrilogy of Chuck D

Image published alongside "In the Water's Grip" in Ecotone's issue 33. It is a black and white photo of a corner of a swimming pool that is 4 1/2 feet deep.

Creative nonfiction for Ecotone

March 4, 2023
*Image from Ecotone issue 33

Featured image from TriQuarterly's issue 163. It features a Black person's hand gripping an iron that they are using to press pillowcases.

January 15, 2023
*Image from “Ironing Pillowcases