Sheree L Greer
A Milwaukee, Wisconsin native, Sheree L. Greer is a writer and educator currently living and working in Tampa, Florida. She founded Kitchen Table Literary Arts Center to showcase and support the work of black women and women of color writers. She is the author of two novels, Let the Lover Be and Black Lives Matter-inspired A Return to Arms, a short story collection, Once and Future Lovers, and a student writing guide, Stop Writing Wack Essays. She has been published in First Bloom Anthology, LezTalk Anthology, Ms. Fit Magazine, REVIVE Magazine, Hair Trigger, The Windy City Times, Reservoir Magazine, Fictionary, Bleed Literary Journal, and the Windy City Queer Anthology: Dispatches from the Third Coast. She has performed her work across selected venues in Milwaukee, New York, Miami, Chicago, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Atlanta, and Tampa. Sheree received a Union League of Chicago Civic Arts Foundation award, earned her MFA at Columbia College Chicago, and is a VONA/VOICES alum, Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice grantee, Yaddo fellow, and Ragdale Artist House Rubin Fellow. She completed Creative Capital Core Skills workshops and was awarded an Division of Cultural Affairs grant to support her current nonfiction work. Her latest essay, "Bars" published in Fourth Genre Magazine, was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Sheree teaches composition, creative writing, fiction workshop, and African American Literature at St. Petersburg College in Florida. Sheree draws endless inspiration from poet/writer/warrior, Audre Lorde, author of Zami: A New Spelling of My Name and Sister Outsider.