Piper Anderson

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Piper Anderson is a writer, strategist, and facilitator based in Philadelphia. She is an alum of The New School’s Riggio Honors Writing and Democracy Program and the TED Residency. Through her company, Create Forward, she works to advance racial equity and justice by cultivating generative practices and spaces to build thriving communities and organizations. She is a faculty member at NYU’s Gallatin School where she teaches interdisciplinary courses of criminal justice and public memory. Her writing has been featured in The Huffington Post, HowlRound.com, and ForHarriet.com. 


Cover Photo: An image of a black woman at the helm of a boat with rocky waves in the background
The Thrill and Grief of Being a Singlehanded Sailor

I still wonder, what is the right amount of time to grieve?

Nov 24, 2020