Sanderia Faye

More from this show

Sanderia Faye grew up in the Arkansas Delta, graduating from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff with a degree in accounting.

During her years as an accountant she came to the decision that her passion was for writing, which led her to earn an MFA in creative writing from Arizona State University.

Her first novel, Mourner’s Bench, won the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award winner for debut fiction.

Faye is also the co-founder and a fellow at the Kimbilio Center for Fiction, a writing community that nurtures African American writers.

She is currently on the creative writing faculty at Southern Methodist University and is pursuing her Ph.D. in English at North Texas University.

Author’s Web site: sanderiafaye.com
Mourner's Bench" was featured on Books & Co. on March 31, 2017.
Morse & The Last Endeavour
airs June 11

Morse and The Last Endeavour: A MASTERPIECE Mystery! Special

Birdwatching Across Arizona
airs June 7

Birdwatching Across Arizona

Super Why characters

Join a Super Why Reading Camp to play, learn and grow

National Memorial Day Concert image
aired May 28

National Memorial Day Concert

Subscribe to Arizona PBS Newsletters

STAY in touch
with azpbs.org!

Subscribe to Arizona PBS Newsletters: