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Sheila J Sadr is a first generation Iranian-American poet, journalist, educator, and resident cow-enthusiast nuzzled somewhere between Orange County & Long Beach California. She writes about love, her family, her communities, flowers, and her whole heart.

She has been featured/ is forthcoming in Nat. Brut, Tinderbox Poetry, BOAAT, Two Idiots Peddling Poetry, Afrohaus, 22 West, and many other gems. She has facilitated workshops at CSUF and CSULB and served as coach for the CSULB Slam Poetry Team. She now serves as a core staff member for Forthe Media. She also serves as the Talent Director for The Definitive Soapbox family, one of LB’s longest running open mics that is now going on its ninth year.  

Find her on Instagram @ohohsheilaa.