Press and Media


Mizna Reading + Q&A , 2021 Dodge Poetry Festival

Hypernova EP II – A livestream performance series presented by Ryan Stopera, Nolan Morice & Serita Colette

Familiar Fruit,  “Poetry in Windows” , Pangea World Theater

Familiar Fruit ,  Rain Taxi Chapbook ” Can’t stop, won’t stop”

Poets and Pints Virtual Reading 

African American Leadership Forum: Celebrate Black History and Culture

Button Poetry

Loft Mentor Series Reading

From the Belly of a Burning – Filmed by Jordan Lee Thompson,

for ‘Books for Mosul’ fundraiser

TedX Minneapolis

News and Media

Mpls.St.Paul Magazine, Can’t Stop Won’t Stop Chapbook 

A Moment of Silence: “A MOMENT OF SILENCE: 50 Black MN Voices in a historical moment of Transformation” 

Monday’s Monument: Nicolett Lanterns, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Poem: “We shouldn’t have to say,” by Sagirah Shahid

Melissa Olson’s “Sanctuary, Arts & Activism” on KFAI radio show, interviews  Nausheena Hussain  and Sagirah Shahid + Poetry Recitation 

Comedian Ali Sultan podcast “Stories with My Muslim Mom”, Interview + Poem Recitation 

Interview and playlist with DJ Miguel on KFAI Radio show “Loops” 

Our Space Is Spoken For: Film Captures Power of Storytelling Through Public Art

‘Our Space Is Spoken For’: Film captures power of storytelling through public art

Weapon of Choice: To the Wonder with Sagirah

African American Registry: Black Love, Black Critique

Black Love, Black Critique, Sagirah Shahid

Lit Chat: Sagirah Shahid

Saint Olaf College Reading

On Nicollet Mall, nearly a mile of public art


Reflections of a Black Muslimah – The Poetry of Sagirah Shahid

Ta-coumba Aiken is the 2017 commemorative artist for State Fair

Poets and Prose writers in Minnesota State Arts Board Grants

Uptake: Artists break the silence of white privilege

Artists “Break The Silence” Of White Privilege At #Justice4Jamar Fundraiser

Poetry and Performances were tools in her workshop

Loft Mentor Series Winners Announced

Zoll to lead HOBT; Loft matches 12 emerging writers with 6 mentors