Bookshelfie: Kenya Hunt

Season 6, Episode 22,   Nov 16, 2023, 04:00 AM

Editor-in-Chief of ELLE UK Kenya Hunt discusses her love of the essay, the multiplicity of motherhood and the importance of blazing your own trail.  

Kenya is an award-winning American journalist who has now been working in the UK for a decade. Her career spans working for some of the most influential women's publications on both sides of the Atlantic, from her post-graduate days as an Assistant Editor at the seminal magazine, Jane, to her time as Deputy Editor of Grazia UK. Kenya is the author of Girl Gurl Grrrl: On Womanhood and Belonging in the Age of Black Girl Magic, and in 2021, she was recognised by The British Fashion Council for her work with a Global Leader Of Change Award. 

Kenya’s book choices are:
**All About Love by bell hooks
**The Flagellants by Carlene Hatcher Polite
**Against Interpretation by Susan Sontag
**The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
**Creative Visualisation by Shakti Gawain 

Vick Hope, multi-award winning TV and BBC Radio 1 presenter, author and journalist, is the host of season six of the Women’s Prize for Fiction Podcast. Every week, Vick will be joined by another inspirational woman to discuss the work of incredible female authors. The Women’s Prize is one of the most prestigious literary awards in the world, and they continue to champion the very best books written by women.

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