Sagirah Shahid
About the Artist





Sagirah Shahid




Sagirah Shahid is a Black Muslim poet and occasional prose writer by way of Minneapolis, MN. She is a recipient of a 2015 Loft Mentor Series Award in Poetry, a 2016 Minnesota State Arts Board Grant, a winner of 2017 Minnesota Center For Book Arts mentorship award, and was a participant in a 2018 Twin Cities Media Alliances’ “Our Space is Spoken For” Fellowship. Sagirah’s poetry and short stories have appeared in Mizna, Paper Darts, Winter Tangerine,  Juked, AtlanticRock, Blue Minaret, and elsewhere.