|Margie Burns is a freelance journalist in metro D.C. with a blog on government, law and politics, and Hill credentials through the Austin-based Progressive Populist. Her articles have appeared in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Baltimore Sun, the Baltimore Evening Sun, the Chronicle of Higher Education, the Detroit Free Press,Legal Times, the Madison Capital Times, the Miami Herald,Salon.com, the St. Louis Journalism Review, the San Antonio Current,Style Weekly, and the Waco Tribune Herald among other periodicals.
She has written for the Baltimore Chronicle, Chronicles Magazine, the Washington Spectator newsletter, bradblog, and onlinejournal, edited by Bev Conover. Her columns appeared in The Prince George’s Journal (Md.) 1996-2004 and The Prince George’s Sentinel 2004-2006.
Her doctorate is in Renaissance English literature. She teaches English as an adjunct at UMBC.