As per our current Database, Warsan Shire is still alive (as per Wikipedia, Last update: May 10, 2020).
Currently, Warsan Shire is 35 years, 3 months and 28 days old. Warsan Shire will celebrate 36rd birthday on a Thursday 1st of August 2024. Below we countdown to Warsan Shire upcoming birthday.
|Popular As||Warsan Shire|
|Age||35 years old|
|Born||August 1, 1988 (Kenya)|
Warsan Shire’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, people born under the sign of Leo are natural born leaders. They are dramatic, creative, self-confident, dominant and extremely difficult to resist, able to achieve anything they want to in any area of life they commit to. There is a specific strength to a Leo and their "king of the jungle" status. Leo often has many friends for they are generous and loyal. Self-confident and attractive, this is a Sun sign capable of uniting different groups of people and leading them as one towards a shared cause, and their healthy sense of humor makes collaboration with other people even easier.
Warsan Shire was born in the Year of the Dragon. A powerful sign, those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dragon are energetic and warm-hearted, charismatic, lucky at love and egotistic. They’re natural born leaders, good at giving orders and doing what’s necessary to remain on top. Compatible with Monkey and Rat.
Somali poet and teacher who has garnered international acclaim for works like 2011's Teaching My Mother How To Give Birth and 2015's Her Blue Body. In 2013, she received Brunel University's African Poetry Prize.
She and her family emigrated to the United Kingdom when she was a toddler. She developed a passion for poetry as a teenager after joining a youth club.
In 2014, she was chosen as Queensland, Australia's poet in residence.
She has siblings named Saaid, Samawado, Suban and Salma.
Excerpt from her poetry was featured heavily in Beyonce's 2016 visual album Lemonade.