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Sarah Fonseca

New York City
Film Critic and Book Reviewer — Freelance
Covers:  art, culture, film, television, books, politics, history, tech, lgbt, the south, sexuality
Doesn't Cover: higher education, consumer affairs, finance, business

Book critic & film writer in @cleojournal, @slate @indiewire, @them.

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Sarah Fonseca is a publicly-educated film critic, book reviewer, and copyeditor from the Georgia foothills who lives in New York City.

Her essays and reviews have appeared in BuzzFeed, Black Warrior Review, cléo: a journal of film and feminism, IndieWire, and Lambda Literary Review, among others....

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@girlsinmitsouko — 643 followers, 6,537 tweets

Theater hopping in lower Manhattan - Sunshine, faced with closing next year, has given up on life and their heating bill (literally cold); Anthology is just plain metaphorically cold.
RT @zenonthesequal: literally me seeing A GHOST STORY on everyones top 10 pics of the year when i thought y'all cancelled casey affleck…
Genelle just dropped a great piece about HIV/AIDS and men of color in the South. 
May the American Left annihilate the Alt-Right in a Southern accent.
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What was your first job as a journalist?

I was on yearbook school staff in high school, from 2005-2007.

Have you ever used a typewriter?


Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Louise Fitzhugh's Harriet M. Welsch is the best; I'm a fan of startin' 'em young!

Black Warrior Review’s Nonfiction Contest

2017 - Nonfiction
My essay “The Fourth State: Some Course Notes” was a finalist for Black Warrior Review's 2017 Nonfiction Contest, judged by Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib.

The Association of LGBTQ Journalists Excellence in Journalism Award

2016 - Online Journalism
My essay “Remembering Lesley Gore” was a co-recipient of a 2016 Excellence in Online Journalism Award from the NLGJA; awarded alongside works by Shannon Keating, Lauren Morrell Tabak, Marcie Bianco, and Lisa C. Moore.