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

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

HOLLYWOOD T-SHIRTS, SKIRTS AND CUTOUTS: Guests at the Oscars were unapologetic in embracing their style choices according to @GraziaUK's Fashion and Features Director Laura Antonia Jordan.

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

I believe the Republican members of Congress who have incited this domestic terror attack through their attempts to overturn the election must face consequences. They have broken their sacred Oath of Office.

I will be introducing a resolution calling for their expulsion.

For the record this was the US Capitol during the BLM Protestors

"A powerful collection that is very much of the present moment of resistance but will also endure." #kirkus star for @KenyaNHunt http://ow.ly/ZTW050Cn7Xn @GraziaUK

"@KenyaNHunt is interested in the joys of being Black, centering Black women in each of her essays and making space for more." https://bit.ly/2Log4gr

"This is an outstanding collection of Black womanhood, motherhood, mourning and magic. Endlessly readable, Hunt’s writing will stick with you, as will the messages of the stories she shares." @msmagazine on @KenyaNHunt's Girl Gurl Grrrl (out now): https://msmagazine.com/2020/12/08/december-2020-reads-for-the-rest-of-us/

GIRL is out in Stateside bookstores today!

Happy Publication Day to you sis!

Are you looking for a new playlist to get your Saturday off to a great start?

@KenyaNHunt has curated the #GirlWeSeeYou playlist including songs that feature in or are in the spirit of her book Girl: Essays on Black Womanhood.

https://open.spotify.com/playlist/58MnayXuLkJtrdDzen64xy

#GirlWeSeeYou

.@hellogiggles' 'Best New Books to Read in December' includes Girl Gurl Grrrl by @KenyaNHunt and The Love Curse of Melody McIntyre by @robin_talley: https://hellogiggles.com/reviews-coverage/books/best-new-december-books-2020/

Check out @KenyaNHunt discussing her new stunning book, Girl: Essays on Black womanhood on @2QueensInAPod_ now!

https://linktr.ee/2queensinapod