Sharyn Jeanne Skeeter

Poet, Fiction Writer

6508 30th Avenue NE
Seattle, WA 98115
Phone: 
206-487-4498
Twitter: 

Author's Bio

Sharyn Skeeter is a writer, poet, novelist, and educator. She was fiction/poetry/book review editor at Essence and editor in chief at Black Elegance magazine. She's taught at Emerson College, University of Bridgeport, Fairfield University, and Gateway and Three Rivers community colleges. She participated in panel discussions and readings at universities in India and Singapore. Sharyn Skeeter has written and published magazine articles. Her poetry and fiction are in journals and anthologies. She lives in Seattle where she's a member of the board of trustees of ACT Theatre.

Publications & Prizes

Fiction

Book:
Dancing with Langston (Green Writers Press, 2019)

Poetry

Anthologies:
Our Black Sons Matter (Rowman & Littlefield, 2016)
,
The Second Word Thursdays (Bright Hill Press, 1999)
,
In Search of Color Everywhere (Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1994)
Journals: ,
Callaloo
,
Connecticut River Review
,
Essence
,
Obsidian II: Black Literature in Review
,
Pearl Magazine
, ,
Re-Markings
Prizes won: 

Dancing with Langston is a 2019 Foreword INDIES Finalist in Multicultural, Adult Fiction.

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
African American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Yonkers, NY
New York
Raised in: 
New York, NY
New York
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Last update: Apr 01, 2020