Jasmin McGaughey


Jasmin McGaughey is a Torres Strait Islander and African American writer and editor.

In 2019 she was a black&write! editorial intern and a Wheeler Centre Next Chapter recipient.

She has written for Overland, Kill Your Darlings and SBS Voices


A new year

GR OnlineThe idea of taking care of place has a significant weight in the Torres Strait Islands. Our people have always upheld the responsibility of care required to maintain and understand the lands and waters where we live.

To the islands

Essay LET’S OPEN WITH the fairytale of Snow White. Except Snow White is not named for her pale complexion but for her hair. Her skin is actually a creamy brown, and she is ninety years old. In 2007, I was twelve,...

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