Performing spoken word and motivational speaking for almost 15 years, Candy has taken over the spoken word and literary arts scene in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.
If you need poetry, teaching artist, workshops, events, motivational speak or event planning services, just contact for more information.
Price Range: $150 and up.
Gig Length: 30 - 90 minutes
What to Expect
Candy is entertaining! Educational, motivating and a great host.
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 5 and she is the current Slammaster/Executive Director of the Dallas Poetry Slam Organization.
Candy is a currently a partner and lead instructor for teaching artists around the city, with partnerships with Dallas Independent School District, Big Thought and the Dallas Public Library.
In addition to her poetry slam experience she has added to her resume 2017-18 Host City Coordinator of the Women of the World Poetry Slam. Poetry Slam Inc.'s Individual World Poetry Slam Event Coordinator and DFW Youth Workshop facilitator for Writer's Garrett. She also maintains a 6 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.