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sheena d! is an essayist and humorist. Her writing has been published in Ms. Magazine, Autostraddle, and elsewhere, featured on the Longreads Best of 2022 list, and nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Best Small Fictions Anthology. sheena d! is a Brooklyn Public Library Incubator grantee and a Margolis Social-Justice Journalism Award finalist, and has received support from Hedgebrook, Lambda Literary, Kimbilio, and other literary organizations. She is from Ohio, lives in New York City, and spent a chunk of her life moving around. An inaugural resident at St. Nell's Humor Writing Residency for Ladies, and former artist-in-residence at Bryn Du Mansion, she’s working on an essay collection that bridges memoir and cultural criticism to meditate on blackness in far flung places.


accolades & stuff

Artist in Residence, Bryn Du Mansion

Funding Recipient, Lambda Literary Emerging Fellows

Fiction Fellow, Kimbilio for Black Fiction

Provost Diversity Fellow, Columbia University

Summer Comedy Workshop Award Recipient, Voices of Our Nations Arts Foundation

Scholarship Recipient, Dave Family Humor Studies

Finalist, Richard J. Margolis Social-Justice Journalism Award

Scholarship Recipient, Aspen Words

Resident, St. Nell's Humor Writing Residency for Ladies

Editorial Resident, The Seventh Wave

Diversity Grantee, Delacorte Review, Columbia Journalism School

Grantee, BKLYN Incubator, Brooklyn Public Library

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