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Sharon F. Warner

Mailing Address:
5307 S. Hyde Park, #1016
Chicago, IL  60615

County: Cook

Phone: 773-363-9580

Genre: Poetry/Fiction/Creative Non-Fiction

Periodical Publications:

  • Poems have been published in such journals as Nichiren Shoshu Monthly (1998), Journal of Ordinary Thought (1997), Freedom Rag (1994), and others
  • Articles have been published in Afrique (February 1996) & African World (April 1996)
  • "William Stanton's Body" (short story), Amsterdam News, June 1977

Book Publications:

  • Published by Creativity Unlimited: Lessons (1994), Greetings of the Season (1994), This Moment (1992), I Am/I Write (1983), & Lotus Petals (1979)
  • All the Colors That Are Black (with Eunice Favors), PETC Consulting, 1990
  • Many poems included in anthologies

Forthcoming Publications:

  • Selected poetry and articles in Journal of Ordinary Thought, 1998
  • "No Songs from the Middle Passage" in Voices: How Our Ancestors Speak, publisher to be determined, 1998

Awards, Fellowships, Grants and Honors:

  • First Prize for Fiction, Ossie Davis & Ruby Dee Story Hour
  • World of Poetry, "Meditations on the Fall"
  • CEBAs for McDonald's print ad & TV campaign
  • Clio for AMOCO print ad

Recent Readings, Performances and Productions:

  • Has read at Pontiac Cafe, Beyond Words Cafe, Harold Washington Library, Lavera's Restaurant, Malcolm X College, and many others
  • Read and discussed her poetry on WBEZ (Chicago NPR), 20 December 1995

Recent Workshops:

  • Poetry workshop, Robert Morris College, 22 July 1996 - 1 August 1996

Present Employment:

  • Freelance writer and college instructor

Preferred Audience:

  • No preferred audience

Willing to travel:

  • yes
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