Saunders, Tanya. Cuban Underground Hip Hop: Black Thoughts, Black Revolution, Black Modernity. . University of Texas Press. Publication date 11/30/15 

Awarded Honorable Mention for the Barbara Christian Prize for best book in the Humanities, announced at the 42nd Caribbean Studies Association Conference (2017)

[Edited Volumes]

Saunders, Tanya. Special Issue of the Journal The Black Diaspora Review: The Future of African Diaspora Studies in Cuba." Vol. 5. No. 2 (Feb. 2016).  https://scholarworks.iu.edu/journals/index.php/bdr/article/view/21036

[Articles/Book Chapters] 

Saunders, Tanya (In-Press) “Rumo a Práxis de um Hip Hop brasileiro feminista: Uma introdução” (Preface) in Hip Hop Feminista? Convenções de gênero e Feminismos no movimento Hip Hop soteropolitano, by Rebeca Sobral Freire, to be published by Edufba Coleção Baianas

Saunders, Tanya (In-Press) “Afro-Rhizomas and South-South Disaporic Crossings as Decolonial Praxis” in Afro-Rhizomas da Diaspora Africana: African literatures in Brazilian  crossroads, Ricardo Silva de Sousa Ramos and José Henrique de Freitas Santos eds.

Saunders, Tanya. (2017) Epistemologia negra sapatão como vetor de uma práxis humana libertária in Periódicus, Salvador, n. 7, v. 1, maio-out. 2017 – Revista de estudos indisciplinares em gêneros e sexualidades Publicação periódica vinculada ao Grupo de Pesquisa CUS, da Universidade Federal da Bahia – UFBA ISSN: 2358-0844 – Endereço: http://www.portalseer.ufba.br/index.php/revistaperiodicus

Saunders, Tanya. SomosMuchoMas: Arts-Based Public Spheres and Possiblities for Democratic Praxis in Post-Embargo Cuba (2017). In Reforming Communism: Cuba in Comparative Perspective. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press. Jorge Perez Lopez, Scott Morgenstern and Jerome Branche editors.

Saunders, Tanya. “Towards a Transnational Hip Hop Feminist Liberatory Praxis.” In Social Identities: Journal for the Study of Race, Nation and Culture, 22(2). Co-eds. Elaine Richardson and Gwendolyn Pough. (2016)

 Saunders, Tanya. "Towards A Hemispheric Analysis of Black Lesbian Feminist Activism and Hip Hop Feminism: Artist Perspectives from Cuba and Brazil." In No Tea: No Shade: New Writings in Black Queer Studies. Edited by E. Patrick Johnson. (2016)

Saunders, Tanya. (2015) Black Women against the Land Grab: The Fight for Racial Justice in Brazil. Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews September. vol. 44 no. 5689-691

Saunders, Tanya. (2014) Rebel Dance, Renegade Stance. Timba Music and Black Identity in Cuba.  Invited book-review for Anthropos: Official Journal of the Anthropos Institute; Sankt Augustin, Germany. A.109. 2014/2. 797

Saunders, Tanya. (2014) Flaming Souls and Sexual Revolutions in Cuba. Invited book-review for SIGNS: Journal of Women in Culture and Society. "Sexual Revolutions in Cuba: Passion, Politics, and Memory." SIGNS. Vol. 39, no. 3. (March): 813-817.

Saunders, Tanya. (2014) Social Stigma & Sexual Epidemics: Dangerous Dynamics.  Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews May. vol. 43 no. 3 385-387

Saunders, Tanya (2014) “Reflexões sobre o Hip Hop, Mudança Social e da Academia”. Em Perifeminas 2. Frente Nacional das Mulheres no Hip Hop, São Paulo, Brasil. (Translated into Portuguese by Tanya Saunders)  

Saunders, Tanya. (2012) “Black Thoughts, Black Activism Cuban Underground Hip-hop and Afro-Latino Countercultures of Modernity.” Latin American Perspectives. Volume 39 Issue 2  pp. 42 - 60.

Saunders, Tanya (2010). “Black Lesbians and Racial Identity in Contemporary Cuba.” In Black Women Gender and Families. Volume 4, Number 1, Spring. Champaign Urbana: University of Illinois Press.

Saunders, Tanya (2009). Grupo OREMI: Black Lesbiansand the Struggle for Safe Social Space in Havana,” Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture and Society. London: Taylor and Francis: Issue 11 Vol. 2, 167 – 185. 

Saunders, Tanya (2009). “La Lucha Mujerista: Krudas CUBENSI and Black Feminist Sexual Politics in Cuba.” Caribbean Review of Gender Studies, Mona, Jamaica: University of the West Indies: http://sta.uwi.edu/crgs/november2009/journals/CRGS%20Las%20Krudas.pdf

Rivera-Velázquez, C. and T. Saunders (2009). “Canta como Celia Baila como Juana: La Prima and the Queer Transnational (Re)enactment of Black Female Cuban Stardom”. Feminist Media Studies, 9-2, 259-262.