Cherene Sherrard


Originally from Los Angeles, Cherene Sherrard is a poet, scholar, and essayist. She is the author of two full-length poetry collections, Vixen (2017) and Grimoire (2020), both from Autumn House Press, and Mistress, Reclining—an award-winning chapbook. Her creative nonfiction and poetry has been published in The Rumpus, Plume, The New York Times Magazine, Verse Daily, The Journal,, Blackbird, Water~Stone Review, Prairie Schooner, and numerous other journals. She teaches at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.