About

Joshunda Sanders is an author and proud Bronx native. She was the recipient of a Hedgebrook Residency in 2017. Her work has appeared in the Bellevue Literary Review, Teen Vogue, Salon, 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: Single & Happy: The Party of Ones, 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 is writing a sequel to All City & collection of short stories & a work of historical fiction. She lives in New York City. About four times a year she sends out a writing newsletter you can sign up for here.

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  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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