Yunuen Bonaparte

Yunuen Bonaparte is a photojournalist and editor based in Brooklyn. Her photos have been published by the Washington Post, The Hechinger Report, The Guardian, Al Día News, Mexico’s El Universal, Americas Quarterly, Riverside Press Enterprise, and others. Her work has also been part of the exhibitions “South of the Border,” a Getty PST:LA/LA exhibition at Loft at Liz’s in Los Angeles, and “UndocuJoy Unfathomable Strength” at the Galería de la Raza in San Francisco. She has received multiple fellowships and accolades, but one of her favorites has been the Knight CUNYJ fellowship in New York that guided her way to Narratively. As an undocumented immigrant, she is passionate about telling the stories of the unheard. She enjoys traveling and a good cup of coffee.

Stories By Yunuen Bonaparte

How Journalists Get Their Profile Subjects to Open Up

Seven Narratively writers lift the curtain on what measures they take to get their subjects to trust them, from coming prepared to being fully present to really listening. 

How 7 Narratively Writers Found the Perfect Profile Subject

We spoke to the authors of some of our all-time favorite Narratively profile pieces about their strategies for finding incredible untold stories.

The Extremely F*#!ing Chaotic Saga of the World’s Most Notorious Police Impersonator

A Florida funeral escort who took his road-safety duties a little too seriously became a widely ridiculed Internet sensation—and landed in hot water with actual law enforcement. But that’s only the start of the strange and twisted ballad of Jeremy...

Revolución en la fábrica de alfajores

El nuevo dueño de la golosina nacional argentina le dejó de pagar a sus trabajadores, en su mayoría mujeres. Entonces, decidieron tomar el control de toda la operación.

No Sex in the Bunkbeds! Tales from the Most Intimate Sharing Economy Startup Yet

Privacy is rare, quiet hours are sacred, and don’t even think about hooking up. Meet the grown-ups who call the glorified dormitories of PodShare home.