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.

Publications

Kenya Hunt @KenyaNHunt

Happy publication day @KenyaNHunt!

We're incredibly proud to be publishing the paperback of the provocative, heartbreaking and frequently hilarious, Girl: On Black Womanhood and Belonging.

Get your copy now: http://hyperurl.co/GirlPB
#GirlWeSeeYou

Provocative, heartbreaking and frequently hilarious, @KenyaNHunt, and other contributors, explore what it means to be black, a woman, a mother and a global citizen in today’s ever-changing world.

Pre-order now: http://hyperurl.co/GirlPB
#GirlWeSeeYou

We're incredibly proud to reveal the paperback cover of @KenyaNHunt's collection of essays, Girl.

Provocative, heartbreaking and frequently hilarious, Kenya and other contributors explore black womanhood and belonging.

Pre-order now: http://hyperurl.co/GirlPB
#GirlWeSeeYou

I'm so excited to reveal the UK paperback cover of GIRL! Out next month. Help an author out and pre-order a copy plse! http://hyperurl.co/GirlPB The biggest thank you to the incredible contributors who shared their stories and team @HQstories

Olympic fashion isn’t just Spandex, writes @KenyaNHunt of @GraziaUK. The Tokyo Games showed us a better way to dress. https://wapo.st/3jxuNmw

"We can’t wait to watch her transform that voice into something equally as moving and powerful for television", @KenyaNHunt's Girl will take on the small screen with @filmnation! Find out more: https://bit.ly/3jkzWOH

We're so excited to announce that FilmNation UK have optioned GIRL by @KenyaNHunt for TV. With @KenyaNHunt writing the pilot script! @HQstories 📺 https://twitter.com/thebookseller/status/1422901633214664705

So awesome to see my friend @KenyaNHunt's book in the window at my local bookstore @CroftonBooks. Also a good opportunity to cross the road for the beer selection at @JoyceBrockley. Sun's out ☀️

Here is my full statement about my decision to decline tenure at UNC Chapel Hill and instead accept the inaugural Knight Chair in Race and Reporting at @HowardU. https://twitter.com/NAACP_LDF/status/1412402375814488070

Girl by @KenyaNHunt

"Girl is a provocative, heartbreaking and frequently hilarious collection of original essays on what it means to be black, a woman, a mother and a global citizen."

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Victoria’s Secret’s new campaign shows how far the retailer has fallen behind, @KenyaNHunt writes https://wapo.st/3h1vC5M

We need urgent action on voting rights because new laws - including in Georgia - undermine democracy. These laws can remove people of color from election boards, strip officials of authority and consolidate power. It’s not right. #FTPA #HotCallSummer

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/19/us/politics/georgia-republicans-trump-election-power.html

🎧✨Listen to GIRL GURL GRRRL author @KenyaNHunt chat with @sethmeyers about her book. https://fal.cn/3fW32 via @LateNightSeth #podcast

.@LateNightSeth Podcast talks to Girl Gurl Grrrl author @KenyaNHunt—listen in: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/late-night-lit-kaitlyn-greenidge-kenya-hunt/id1182084796?i=1000523659490

I’m so tired of traffic stops turning into executions for Black people.

📢#AuthorEvent Join @KenyaNHunt, author of GIRL GURL GRRRL, and @FunmiFetto for a virtual event with @cafeconlibrosbk on April 17 at 3pm EST! RSVP at the link: https://fal.cn/3ezQD

Go for it, folks! https://twitter.com/WomensPrize/status/1374355772029726721

As we mourn the lives lost to hateful violence, we must also act. To stand in solidarity w/ Georgia’s AAPI community after yesterday’s tragic events, please follow the lead of my friends at @AsianAAF.

https://twitter.com/yaqooberz/status/1372302822830661634?s=21

By word & deed.

Our piece @CBSNews: How the Black Lives Matter movement has affected the #fashion industry @KenyaNHunt @Ozwald_Boateng @BeverlyJohnson1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JWB-fWt8cP8