Sadeqa Johnson is the award-winning author of "And Then There Was Me," "Second House From the Corner," "Love in a Carry-on Bag" and "Yellow Wife." "Yellow Wife" is a 2022 Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy nominee, a BCLA Literary Honoree and a Barnes & Noble book club pick in paperback. Her other accolades include winning the National Book Club Conference Award, the Phillis Wheatley Book Award, and the USA Best Book Award for Best Fiction. She is a Kimbilio Fellow and teaches in the M.F.A. program at Drexel University. Originally from Philadelphia, she currently lives near Richmond, Va., with her husband and three children.
Awards: National Book Club Award, the Phillis Wheatley Award and the USA Best Book Award for best fiction.
Communities: African American