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Jordan Wingate

Jordan Wingate is a Ph.D. student in English at the University of California, Los Angeles, also where he earned his master’s in English. He recently secured the Albert M. Greenfield Foundation Dissertation Fellowship from the Library Company of Philadelphia. Wingate has published articles in the journal American Literature, and he has had reviews published in MAKE Literary Magazine and Ampersand. His awards include a 2013 California Rare Book School Scholarship, the Critical Hit Award, and the 6th Annual David Sedaris Humor Writing Contest. Wingate’s project, “Philadelphia’s Black Printmen, 1787–1841,” attempts to reframe the historiography of the Black press by uncovering new and overlooked material on press operators of color working in Philadelphia during the post-Revolutionary era.