SANDRA GUZMÁN is a pioneering Afro Indigenous storyteller, culture writer, literary editor, and documentary filmmaker whose work reclaims and re-centers narratives of people and communities outside the margins.
A multi-media storyteller, she writes, edits, translates, and produces work that illuminates and educates. Her documentary films have aired on PBS, Netflix, HBO, HULU and Prime. Her pieces have appeared on NBC, Gannett | USA Today, Audubon magazine, and shondaland. Her opinion pieces on CNN and Latino Rebels.
Sandra is the editor of the international anthology of Latin American women writers, Daughters of Latin America: An International Anthology of Writing by Latine Women. (Amistad)
Sandra is a producer and interviewer on the artful film, The Pieces I am, a documentary that explores the life and art of the legendary storyteller, Toni Morrison.
She began her journalism career as a reporter at El Diario/ La Prensa in New York City. She won an Emmy for a public affairs show exploring the US embargo against Cuba while she worked at Telemundo. She worked as a producer on Good Day New York. She was tapped to lead Latina magazine, then the largest magazine for Latinx women, and grew to reach seven million Latinas. Sandra was Associate Editor at the New York Post, where she launched and edited special feature sections, including Tempo. She is the author of The New Latina’s Bible: The Nueva Latina’s Guide to Love, Spirituality and La Vida. (Seal Press, 2011) In the early aughts, she launched the bilingual web magazine, soloella.com.
She is a Caribbean-born Boricua raised in New Jersey. She is a speaker and diversity consultant.