Muslim. Intersectional Feminist. Poet.



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. Read Sagirah’s full bio by clicking the “Bio” tab.


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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.