Sherie James is a social worker, activist and author. She has a Master’s Degree from the University of Chicago in Social Administration Policy with a concentration in International Social Welfare. Her work has led her across the world to study marginalization among the most disenfranchised. Sherie is also the author of The Land of the Living, a novel which explores global prejudice through the eyes of a young black girl traveling the world.
In recent years, there has been a call for more diverse characters in novels.