Sahara Sunday Spain is an emerging writer born in California in 1991.
She is the fourth generation in a line of visual artists and musicians. Her mother is the contemporary artist-photographer Elisabeth Sunday and her father, Johnny Spain, is a former Black Panther. Spain published her first book with HarperSanFrancisco when she was only 9 years old, becoming one of America's youngest published authors to have a monograph. The book contains 61 poems illustrated with her drawings made between the ages of 5 and 8 years old.