Shonda  Buchanan

Writer in Residence

Office: Tucker Hall 119
Office Hours: Wednesdays 3-4 and by appointment
Email: [[sbuchanan]]
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Areas of Specialization

Creative Writing; Poetry; Memoir; American American and American Indian literature; Diversity literature; Heritage and Identity; Critical Theory; Magazine writing.


Buchanan, Shonda. Black Indian: A Memoir. Wayne State University Press, 2018.

Buchanan, Shonda. Equipoise: Poems from Goddess Country. San Francisco Press, 2017.

Buchanan, Shonda. Voices from Leimert Park REDUX: A Poetry Anthology, Harriet Tubman Press. 2017.

Buchanan, Shonda. Who’s Afraid of Black Indians? Poetica Publishing, 2012.

Buchanan, Shonda. Voices from Leimert Park: A Poetry Anthology, Tsehai Publishers, 2006.


B.A., Loyola Marymount University; M.A., Loyola Marymount University; M.F.A., Antioch University