“Sandra Kitt’s first mainstream novel, THE COLOR OF LOVE, was released in 1995 from to critical acclaim from Library Journal, and USA TODAY. THE COLOR OF LOVE was also optioned by HBO and LIFETIME from a script by Sandra.
Sandra has appeared on the Black Board best seller list in ESSENCE Magazine. Amazon.com has named SIGNIFICANT OTHERS among the Top 25 Romances for the 20th Century, and CLOSE ENCOUNTERS as one of the Top Ten Contemporaries for 2000. GIRLFRIENDS, an anthology from HarperCollins, was nominated for the NAACP Image Award for Fiction. Sandra’s 2007 release, CELLULOID MEMORIES, earned a starred review in Library Journal, and was selected by the publication as one of the Top Five women’s fiction novels for the same year. The first black writer to publish with Harlequin, Sandra also launched the Arabesque line from Kensington. She is the recipient of two Lifetime Achievement Awards, the 2002 service Award from Romance Writers of America, and the 2010 Zora Neale Hurston Literary Award..
A native of New York City, Sandra holds a Bachelor and Masters Degree in Fine Arts. A one time graphic designer and free-lance illustrator Sandra has exhibited, and is in several corporate collections, as well as the Museum of African American Art in L.A. She has designed cards for UNICEF, and illustrated two books for the late science writer, Dr. Isaac Asimov. Sandra is the former Information Specialist in astronomy & astrophysics at the Hayden Planetarium, American Museum of Natural History in New York. She interviewed famed Astrophysicist Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Director of the Hayden Planetarium, Rose Center for Earth and Space at the American Museum of Natural History. It is posted online at www.aalbc.com.
A frequent quest speaker Sandra has lectured at NYU, Penn State, Sarah Lawrence, and Columbia University, and has taught a continuing education course on publishing and writing fiction. Sandra’s next novel will be WINNER TAKES ALL, the first of a trilogy “The Millionaires Club” from Sourcebooks Casablanca. She is represented by Lisa Vance of the Aaron Priest Agency in New York.
Read all about Sandra on her website.
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Sandra Kitt has generously donated swag to the Friends of the Ashland Public Library for our online Romance Swag Bag Auction 2023, helping raise funds to support our library programs for all ages. We are so grateful!