J Wortham

J Wortham surrounded by yellow flowers

J Wortham (she/they) is a sound healer, reiki practitioner, herbalist, and community care worker oriented towards healing justice and liberation.

J is also a staff writer for The New York Times Magazine, and co-host of the podcast ‘Still Processing.’ Their work has won multiple awards, including the National Association of Black Journalists, the Newswomen’s Club of New York, the Webbys, and a finalist from the National Magazine Awards. They also occasionally publish thoughts on culture, technology and wellness on her newsletter.

J is the proud editor of the visual anthology “Black Futures,” a 2020 Editor’s choice by The New York Times Book Review, along with Kimberly Drew, from One World. She is also currently working on a book about the body and dissociation for Penguin Press. Jenna mostly lives and works on stolen Munsee Lenape land, now known as Brooklyn, New York, and is committed to decolonization as a way of life.