Sheri J. Booker

Sheri performed on our virtual stage for Seriously Entertaining on February 23, 2021, speaking on the evening’s theme, “I Have Dreamed.” Watch it below.

Sheri J. Booker is an award-winning author, educator, and poet. She is the author of Nine Years Under: Coming of Age in an Inner City Funeral Home, winner of the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work by a Debut Author. One Woman One Hustle, a collection of poems about self-love and self-assurance, was published in 2019. She currently teaches Writing and Digital Media at Morgan State University. Her most recent book is a children’s book titled Imagine a Brown Girl.

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