Sandhi Smalls Santini

A native of Edisto Island, South Carolina, Sandhi Smalls Santini is a New York City-based writer and performing artist. She received her B.A. in Journalism and Theatre Arts from Howard University, Washington, DC, where she was features staff-writer for THE HILLTOP, the university newspaper. Subsequent studies were obtained in Human Rights from Columbia University Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, NYC; and The Playwriting Program at Woodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre, NYC. She is a member of SAGAFTRA; The League of Professional Theatre Women, NYC; and The Society For The Preservation of Theatrical History, NYC. The author of two books, "EDISTO ISLAND: Seaside Stories From A Geechee Gal" and "Poetry and Prose On A Platter", she is copy editor and features writer for ROUTES MAGAZINE: A Guide To African American Culture.
Valerie Simpson-songwriter-producer-singer-musician-performer. And, with her husband, lifetime partner, and soulmate—the late Nickolas Ashford--she is also one half of the dynamic duo known as Ashford & Simpson—perhaps the music world’s most applauded husband-and-wife team ever. With an unrivaled track record, this iconic couple has earned the respect of their peers in the music industry, as well as immeasurable adoration from generation after generation of loyal fans.... Read More
ROUTES, A Guide to African-American Culture