Sherrie Zantea (Candy) has been writing and performing poetry for over 20 years.  Candy made the 2007 Dallas Poetry Slam Team, and to date has been on 10 teams, the first woman to coach 4 and she is the current Slammaster/Executive Director of the Dallas Poetry Slam Organization

Candy is currently a teaching artist for Young DFW Writers, where she teaches curriculum based poetry techniques to students all over the country.

In addition to her poetry slam experience, she has added to her resume 2017 Host City Coordinator of the Women of the World Poetry Slam and Individual World Poetry Slam Coordinator. She also maintains a six year partnership with WordSpace Non-Profit literary organization where she serves as Administrator and Facilitator of social media affairs.


Candy has published a poetry/recipe book "Heirlooms", a poetry CD "Candy Unplugged", and continues to provide workshops all over the world.

For contact info please email candy@thedallaspoetryslam.com

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