Sandra Ebejer

Sandra Ebejer is a freelance writer living in upstate New York with her husband, son, and two cats who haven’t figured out how to get along. Her articles and essays on arts & entertainment, health & wellness, parenting, and product journalism have appeared in The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, Shondaland, Real Simple, FLOOD Magazine, Writer’s Digest Magazine, Next Avenue, Greatist, Brevity, and AARP, among others. She has interviewed a number of authors and artists; among them, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Diane Keaton, Carl Bernstein, Jennifer Grey, Selma Blair, Minnie Driver, Ani DiFranco, Bob Odenkirk, Brian Cox, Julianna Margulies, Hayley Mills, Tom Morello, Sutton Foster, Craig Melvin, Robin Roberts, Melissa Gilbert, Janis Ian, Valerie Bertinelli, and Delia Ephron. She occasionally writes short fiction, and her short story “The Date” was selected by Across the Margin for its Best Fiction of 2020 list. Prior to freelance writing, Sandra worked as a full-time arts fundraiser, most recently serving as the Director of Foundation & Government Relations at the American Film Institute.

info Subjects


Arts & Culture


Interviews with celebrities and authors

notepad Skills

  • Blog posts
  • Editing
  • Essays
  • Feature writing
  • Q&A
  • Project management
  • Profiles
  • Articles
  • Media relations

notepad Writing Credits

The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, Shondaland, Greatist, Real Simple, SFGate, FLOOD Magazine, Next Avenue, AARP, Writer’s Digest Magazine, Brevity’s Nonfiction Blog.

Selected Work

As author, unless indicated otherwise.


Diane Keaton's Fondness for the Unexpected

The Oscar-winning actress, whose visual autobiography “Saved: My Picture World” is out now, reveals how her mother inspired her obsession with periodicals and why she collects images of stairs.


Hayley Mills on the Pressures of Staying 'Forever Young'

In an exclusive interview, former Disney star Hayley Mills discusses her new book and the challenges of being tied to childhood roles well into adulthood.


Carl Bernstein Chases History

In an exclusive interview, the legendary Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist discusses his new memoir, his early years of reporting and the ever-changing media landscape


When is head pain more than just a headache in children?

When a child can’t adequately describe what they’re feeling, it’s difficult for parents to know if the headache is indicative of a more serious condition. When is stomach pain really a sign of migraine? At what point should the child’s pediatrician be consulted? Should the child see a neurologist?


What's Your Money Personality? It Could Be the Key to Your Success

Focus on "the human side of money"—your behaviors, motivations, and emotions—to guide your financial planning.


My COVID Anxiety Has Evolved Into a Persistent Funk. Now What?

Facing a dark pandemic winter ahead, we can focus on the bright spots in our mundane daily routines.


Cultivating Awe Is Great for Your Mental Health

Finding novelty and wonder in the little things in life is a great way to boost your well-being. Here are some ways to do it.


The 3 areas of your house you should be deep cleaning, but probably aren't

Sarah McAllister, Founder, Director, and CEO of GoCleanCo, shares her tips on how to clean some of the germiest items in the home.


Forging a Bond Through Time

A personal essay on how an old Monkees album helped me to change my perception of my mother.


Elizabeth Warren on Her New Book, 'Pinkie Promises'

The beloved senator talks to Shondaland about her new book that she wrote to empower and inspire little girls.


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