© 2019 Del Sandeen

Short Bio

 

Del Sandeen lives in Northeast Florida, where she works as a writer and copy editor. She also writes speculative fiction. Her work has appeared in FIYAH: Speculative Literary Magazine and Gay magazine, and she's the author of three young adult educational books, including the upcoming Maya Angelou: Writer and Activist (Enslow, January 2020).

Long Bio

 

Del Sandeen  lives in Northeast Florida, where she works as a writer and copy editor. She is the recipient of the 2019 Diverse Writers Grant and the 2019 Diverse Worlds Grant from the Speculative Literature Foundation.

Her short fiction has appeared in Magnolia, a Journal of Women's Socially Engaged Literature Volume III; and FIYAH: Speculative Literary Magazine. Her nonfiction has appeared in Gay magazine and Sisters From AARP. She's the author of three young adult books: Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: Joined by Fate; Coping With Racial Profiling; and Maya Angelou: Writer and Activist. Previously, she ran her own site for writers of color and, while the site is now defunct, she still believes very strongly in promoting not just diversity — but inclusion — across all industries, especially publishing.

She's a big fan of The Twilight Zone marathons and Star Trek (TOS).

Del is represented by Lane Heymont of the Tobias Literary Agency.