Sahara Sunday Spain

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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.[1] 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.

Spain was featured in a variety of international news media including: The Early Show with Bryant Gumble, The PBS affiliate KQED's Spark, To Tell the Truth, and the French station TF1, Drôle de petits champions. She was also featured in The New York Times Magazine, The Guardian, the San Francisco Chronicle, The Oakland Tribune, Time for Kids and the May 28, 2001 issue of the French magazine OH LA!

Published books[edit]

  • If There Would Be No Light: Poems From My Heart (Hardcover) 2001

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