Kenya Hunt

Kenya Hunt

Author, Broadcaster, Journalist

Kenya Hunt is an American, London-based, writer and editor whose award-winning work spans two continents.

In September 2019, she became the Fashion Director of Grazia UK after having previously worked as the Deputy Editor of ELLE UK. She has written articles for The Guardian, American Vogue, InStyle, Marie Claire, The Evening Standard and more and is a former contributor to Vogue.it. Kenya is a highly sought after voice on issues pertaining to the cross section of fashion, representation and identity and has appeared on BBC Breakfast, BBC Woman’s Hour, Sky News, Lifetime Television and more. As the founder of R.O.O.M. Mentoring, she advocates for greater diversity within the fashion industry by providing a supportive network for some of the best and brightest aspiring designers, journalists and image makers of colour London has to offer.

Kenya Hunt @KenyaNHunt

💁🏽‍♀️@KenyaNHunt's GIRL GURL GRRRL is "a rich collection of personal essays about her life and career... Hunt’s work will broaden perspectives and inspire readers." https://fal.cn/3anRY via @PublishersWkly

What's a magazine good for these days? I'm going to let @laurabrown99 @heymichellelee @KenyaNHunt and @leahchernikoff answer that question on Wednesday at 10am ET during our latest live event! Sign up here: https://www.businessoffashion.com/articles/professional/boflive-making-print-magazines-now

Not to get political, but I'd say two of the things I miss most from the Obama years are being able to breathe air outside and being able to breathe air inside

When a group of headshots really says it all. Scroll down and check out the fashion section (well, check out the whole thing, but also the fashion section) - https://nyti.ms/32jztoB

Received my first book review today! And it's Kirkus. And it's good! Had a little cry and wall slide. https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/kenya-hunt/girl-gurl-grrrl/ #kirkusreviews

This Adele discourse.. are you guys not tired? This year has been so much. How are you finding the energy to care either way.

We're so excited to see @KenyaNHunt at #cheltlitfest October 11th as she joins @CheltLitFest to discuss the powerful potential of the female gaze in art and the media!

For more information, head to: http://cheltenhamfestivals.com/literature/whats-on/2020-/the-female-gaze/ https://twitter.com/cheltfestivals/status/1299270497105051658

😱📚Enter to win one of 20 advance reader's editions of GIRL GURL GRRRL by @KenyaNHunt! https://fal.cn/39RbI

This provocative and humorous collection of essays discusses what it means to be black, a woman, a mother and a global citizen in today's ever-changing world.

Pls RT. Only 2% of UK children's books have brown main characters. Catherine Johnson has 2 thrilling new novels out for 7-11 yr olds. TO LIBERTY! & QUEEN OF FREEDOM. For ALL the children, so that they know many histories. Reading for a fuller picture & a better future. @catwrote

GIRL: Essays on black womanhood by @KenyaNHunt is out in November, but you can request it on @NetGalley_UK now. #GirlWeSeeYou

Request here: http://netgal.ly/Xgn9no

Y’all are doing everything EXCEPT getting the cops to stop killing bLACK people. I love murals, voice actors, and capital letters as much as anyone else, but I can’t enjoy it if cops are still killing bLACK people. A nice dinner in a burning house is not a meal I want to eat.

She’s on both sides of the Atlantic! Here’s the American cover of GIRL - out in early DEC in the States and available to pre-order now, should you feel inclined. A massive thank you to @editortara and amistadbooks… https://www.instagram.com/p/CBidhOeg2aY/?igshid=15f13jg7joyrt

Well, he got his wall! 🤷🏾‍♀️ https://twitter.com/betsy_klein/status/1268491075343319041

“Words are not enough” - pioneering model and activist Bethann Hardison has a message for all the brands looking to make a statement about Black Lives Matter https://graziadaily.co.uk/fashion/news/bethann-hardison-george-floyd-racism-fashion

What impact will COVID-19 have on the multi-million dollar fashion industry worldwide? @KenyaNHunt from Grazia UK and merchandise manager Annie Clarke discuss: https://bbc.in/2XdvuWU

Add these talented Black authors to your shelves in 2020. Feat @KenyaNHunt's Girl, @BeeBabs's Love In Colour, @StephanieYeboah's Fattily Ever After, @slayinyourlane's Loud Black Girls & @CandiceAboderin's I Am Not Your Baby Mother #R29UnbotheredUK https://r29.co/2zWaX1k

What does luxury mean in the age of COVID-19? Coming this Tuesday: a special fashion issue of Grazia, featuring original artwork by @erdem @richardquinn and Instagram artist @sarashakeel on the covers 🌸 ‘I have often… https://www.instagram.com/p/B_rqLyWA_9v/?igshid=b32mksro88d9

We are thrilled to be introducing the striking and vibrant cover for @KenyaNHunt's debut non-fiction book, ​GIRL: Essays on black womanhood! #GirlWeSeeYou

Arriving in hardback this November, and available to pre-order now! http://b.link/GIRLpreorder

Books and snacks have been getting me through this quarantine, so it is with great pleasure that I reveal the cover of my collection of essays, GIRL, out in November! After having worked between magazines,… https://www.instagram.com/p/B_kLg0lgMyR/?igshid=1bitsh0ufeq6r