Three Writers Who Dare! How Dare We! Write a multicultural creative writing discourse)

“Sagirah Shahid is a Minneapolis, Minnesota based poet. Known for her dynamic storytelling abilities, her writing often reflects upon her upbringing as an African American Muslim woman. She has received awards for her writing from the Jerome Foundation, the Loft Literary Center, the Minnesota State Arts Board, and the National Endowment for the Arts.”

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William S. Yellowrobe, Jr.

About Sherry

Author. Poet. Teacher. Mentor. Chinese/Blackbird.


  1. Now I am going watch the videos here so I can put faces and voices to the essayists! 🙂

  2. Hi Sherry,
    I wrote a review of your book How Dare We! Write and published it on my blog, Amazon, and Goodreads. It was highly educational for me as a white woman who did not go to school for an MFA or another related degree. However, I did accomplish an MSW degree. Your book has given me pause as I think about my own experiences finding my writing voice later in life. Best of everything for 2018 for each talented essayist who contributed!

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