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Zaida Russell

Cherokee, Other US, United States


I grew up in a bilingual family in New York, and even though English was a second language to me, I excelled in that subject in school. In high school, I was a reporter, assistant editor, then editor of the school paper, "The Spotlight." In college, I won 2nd Place in an essay contest sponsored by the English Dept. of C.S. Mott Community College.
After years of submissively living my life by the dictates of others, I now choose to explore paths that sparked my interest years ago, one of which is writing.

Interests: In January, 2002, I submitted a short story to the online newsletter "The Write Stuff" and it was published. My first success. I am currently working on a book, but take time to do short stories and essays for writing competitions. Currently, I just wa

Published writer: No

Freelance: Yes


Published works:


  • Groundhogs