Muslimah. Feminist. Poet.

me 2.0

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.

Follow Sagirah on twitter @SagirahS 


Buy your copy of How Dare We! Write: A Multicultural Creative Writing Discourse and  read  my essay,  “Intersectional Bribes and the Cost of Poetry”






Minnesota State Arts Board Grant

Sagirah is a fiscal year 2017 recipient of an Artist Initiative grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation by the Minnesota State Legislature; and by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.