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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