Joshunda Victoria Sanders has been a writer and journalist for over fifteen years. Her writing has appeared in Bitch Magazine, The UTNE Reader, Publishers Weekly, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Dallas Morning News and the Austin American-Statesman.

Her work has been widely anthologized and her publication credits include Homelands: Women’s Journeys Across Race, Place and Time, Quiet Storm: Voices of Young Black Poets, Madonna and Me and the forthcoming Seal Press anthology, Beyond Belief: The Secret Lives of Women in Extreme Religion.  She just completed her first book, Single & Happy, which will be published in 2013. She is a Bronx native living in Austin, TX. She blogs at and at