Sharmagne Leland-St. John

Poet, Author

1946 –

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Who is Sharmagne Leland-St. John?

Sharmagne Leland-St. John is a 20th-century poet. Leland-St. John is best known for the poem "I Said Coffee," for which she was nominated for the Pushcart Prize in 2007. With its “deadpan puncturing of the male ego and its assumption of sexual implication where there is none,” this piece has become one of her most frequently published and requested poems. She has received a total of 7 Pushcart Prize nominations and won the 2013 International Book Award honoring Excellence in Mainstream and Independent Publishing for best Poetry Anthology.

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Born
1946
United States of America
Also known as
  • Sharmagne Leland-St.John-Sylbert
  • Countess St. John
  • Sharmagne Sylbert
  • Sylbert Sharmagne
  • Sharmagne St. John
Parents
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • Indigenous peoples of the Americas
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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