Treasure Shields Redmond
Treasure Shields Redmond is a St. Louis metro-based poet, speaker, diversity and inclusion coach, and social justice educator. Her book “chop: a collection of kwansabas for fannie lou hamer
” (2015) focuses on the life of civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer. Over her career, Treasure has facilitated dialogues about poetry, pedagogy and justice. Combining her gifts with her passion, Treasure is able to lead strategic plan writing and facilitate beginning dialogues about race, gender, class and ability. Presently, Treasure divides her time between being an assistant professor of English at Southwestern Illinois College and doctoral studies at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
News and Reviews:
Poet Treasure Shields Redmond helps plan Strike for Black Lives (St. Louis Public Radio)
Cut & Paste: Treasure Shields Redmond targets injustice with notes of church hymns, hip-hop (St. Louis Public Radio)