About

Joshunda Sanders is a writer and speaker passionate about storytelling and communications. Her work has appeared in The New York TimesBellevue Literary Review, Teen Vogue, Buzzfeed, Salon, Next City, Publishers Weekly, Bitch Magazine, Gawker, The Week, The UTNE Reader, Kirkus Reviews, on NPR and in dozens of anthologies, newspapers, magazines, websites, textbooks and encyclopedias. She gave a TED talk in 2013, the same year she presented at South by Southwest Interactive. Her publications include the journalism textbook How Racism and Sexism Killed Traditional Media: Why the Future of Journalism Depends on Women and People of Color and a memoir, The Beautiful Darkness: A Handbook for Orphans. She is working on a novel and a collection of essays. She lives in New York City. About four times a year she sends out a newsletter you can sign up for here.

She is also an Amazon Influencer, which you can learn more about on her Influencer page.

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  1. Andrea says:

    I have been searching and waiting for a discussion about race and dogs. OUTSTANDING! You captured my sentiments EXACTLY (except I have small dogs) in your article: Color-Blind Love, Becoming a dog owner helped me dispel internalized myths about black people and dogs, Summer 2014, Bark, p. 87-9. (#citypupmom)

  2. Runaway Nuns and Leprechauns says:

    How can I not follow you? You are an inspiration and a true beacon of hope and light for so many!

  3. Runaway Nuns and Leprechauns says:

    Hi there, I nominated you for the love/hate challenge! You can go to http://wp.me/p5AbPX-cR for the details. Hope you can accept and participate. Have a great evening.

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