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Sadeqa Johnson


Sadeqa Johnson

Sadeqa Johnson is the award-winning author of four novels, including YELLOW WIFE. Her accolades include the National Book Club Award, the Phillis Wheatley Book Award, and the USA Best Book Award for Best Fiction. She is a Kimbilio Fellow, former board member of the James River Writers, and a Tall Poppy Writer. Originally from Philadelphia, she currently lives near Richmond, Virginia, with her husband and three children.

Sadeqa Johnson

Books by Sadeqa Johnson

by Sadeqa Johnson - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction

From the award-winning author of YELLOW WIFE comes a daring, beautiful and redemptive novel that explores what it means to be a woman and a mother, and how much one is willing to sacrifice to achieve her greatest goal.

by Sadeqa Johnson - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Called "wholly engrossing" by New York Times bestselling author Kathleen Grissom, this harrowing story follows an enslaved woman forced to barter love and freedom while living in the most infamous slave jail in Virginia.