Sunu P. Chandy is a social justice activist through her work as a civil rights attorney and creative writer.  She is the daughter of immigrants from Kerala, India and has previously lived in Indiana; Nashville; Jamaica, West Indies; Ohio; Chicago; India; Boston and Brooklyn, New York. She currently lives in Washington, D.C.  Outside of work she can be found at writing group, spin class, book club, yoga, poetry readings, walking her kid home from school, shopping at Talbots, meditation group, taking part in a rally, trying a new restaurant for date night or on the telephone with out of town friends. She is the legal director for the National Women's Law Center and serves on the board of Split This Rock, a poetry and social justice organization. She has performed poems and led creative writing workshops in a variety of settings for the past 20 years. Sunu completed her MFA in creative writing/poetry at Queens College, City University of New York, in 2013, and also holds degrees from Earlham College and Northeastern Law School. Sunu’s work can be found in publications including Asian American Literary ReviewBeltway Poetry QuarterlyPoets on Adoption, Split this Rock’s online social justice database, The Quarry, and This Bridge We Call Home: Radical Visions for Transformation.