Cherene Sherrard

Cherene Sherrard was born in Los Angeles.  A Cave Canem Graduate Fellow, she is the author of Vixen, a debut poetry collection from Autumn House Press, a chapbook entitled Mistress Reclining, winner of New Women’s Voices Award, and a biography of Harlem Renaissance writer Dorothy West. Her poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in the Los Angeles Review, Crab Orchard Review, Prairie Schooner, Tidal Basin Review and Obsidian III. She is the recipient of a Wisconsin Arts Board Grant in poetry, a National Endowment for the Humanities Award and Resident fellowship from the Ragdale foundation.  She currently lives in Madison, Wisconsin, where she is a professor in the English department at UW-Madison.  

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Arts + Literature Laboratory is located in Madison’s Schenk-Atwood neighborhood at 2021 Winnebago Street, Madison, Wisconsin 53704.

Gallery hours are Tuesday-Saturday 11am-3pm during exhibitions or by appointment. Please check the exhibitions calendar before planning your visit, as the gallery is closed between exhibitions and other schedule changes are posted here.


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