About

Joshunda Sanders is a writer, speaker and mentor who is passionate about storytelling and communications. Her work has appeared in the Bellevue 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 with her late mentor, Dori Maynard. Her publications include: Single & Happy: The Party of Ones, the journalism textbook How Racism and Sexism Killed Traditional Media: Why the Future of Journalism Depends on Women and People of Color , the novella, All City and a memoir, The Beautiful Darkness: A Handbook for Orphans. 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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4 thoughts on “About

  1. 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)

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