Marcia McNair

Marcia McNair

Professor of English
Nassau Community College

Marcia McNair is a writer, educator, and semi-finalist in the Diverse Voices Screenplay Contest.

Full Bio
Marcia L. McNair earned her bachelor_x0019_s degree in English from Dartmouth College, her master_x0019_s degree in Writing from New York University, and her Certificate in Organizational and Community Leadership from Adelphi University. McNair was an assistant editor at Essence Magazine and is currently a tenured Professor of English at Nassau Community College (NCC), where she teaches journalism and Women_x0019_s Studies. She is the former co-host and producer of CafÈ Long Island, a public access television series. She is the Executive Director, Founder, and President of the Board of Directors of Long Island Girl Talk, an academic enrichment program for girls interested in media.

McNair_x0019_s numerous publication credits include, but are not limited to: The essay It Takes a Lioness to Raise Young Lions, which appears in Issues in Feminism/ An Introduction to Women_x0019_s Studies/Fifth Edition (Mayfield, 2001). Her creative nonfiction story, Before We Were Gangstas, won honorable mention in the Nati

Professional Credits
Executive Director/Producer, Long Island Girl Talk (2013 to Present)

Producer and Co-Host, Cafe Long Island (2011-2013)

Blog Talk Radio Host, Sistas on Fire