Michael Arceneaux

Writer in New York

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Michael Arceneaux is a Houston-bred, Howard-educated writer currently living in Harlem.

Presently, Michael is working on his first book, I Can't Date Jesus, for Atria Books.

Additionally, he is a regular contributor to The Root, Elle, Essence, among others. Moreover, he’s written for the New York Times magazine, the Washington Post, Rolling Stone, Teen Vogue, Gawker, Buzzfeed, Fusion, The Guardian, Mic News, Esquire.com, Time Ideas, New York magazine’s Vulture, The Atlantic, NPR’s Code Switch, Comedy Central Online, among others.

His work has been referenced everywhere from The Weekly Standard to Jezebel to MSNBC and even been deemed required reading for courses at Harvard University. Additionally, Michael’s made several appearances on MSNBC, NPR, BET, VH1, Viceland, SiriusXM Radio,HuffPost Live in addition to other

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