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Amazon #1 Best Selling Author and Award Winning Screenwriter/Director

I write, direct, and produce books, films, and webseries that explore social issues.

Yasmin Shiraz books, films and writing have been featured at the outlets below and many others:



Yasmin Shiraz writes adult and young adult fiction and is the author of 8 books including the Amazon #1 best seller Exclusive, the American Library Association Top Ten Quick Pick, Retaliation and the critically acclaimed Blueprint for My Girls series.

She is also an award winning screenwriter/director of the documentary film, Can She Be Saved and two webseries Every Corner and Sources.

On this site, I share information on my books, films, and webseries projects, but also I blog about writing, entrepreneurship, healthy living, and culturally relevant news.

Most recently Shiraz added to her media offerings and began producing the weekly podcast, Live Better with Yasmin Shiraz. Live Better explores life, career, entrepreneurship, and health choices. It gives Yasmin the opportunity to share a lot of what she'd learned with the listeners. The show is currently distributed on iTunes and Stitcher Radio.

As a keynote speaker and program developer, Shiraz's clients include The US Postal Service, The Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Girls Inc., Harlem Children's Zone, NAACP, and more than 60 colleges and universities throughout the US.

I've worked with A list celebrities, record labels, hip hop artists, government agencies, juvenile detention facilities, Ivy League universities, state colleges, libraries as well as non-profit organizations, middle schools and high schools. I'm thankful that my work has universal appeal.

My latest book, Accused, explores Sexual Assault on campus

Accused: A Retaliation Novel #2Accused is real life fiction and follows the main characters as they deal with an incident involving sexual assaults on college campuses with one character being falsely accused of a crime. To learn more about Accused, click here.

Sources: Teen Suicide Prevention Videos

Sources-Final-Web Our teen suicide prevention web series, Sources, was recently accepted into the LA Web Festival.
The series features middle school and high school students as well as young adults discussing how they've been impacted by suicide.
To see all six episodes, please click here.

My book, Retaliation, explores girl fights & youth violence

Retaliation is real life fiction that follows a teen girl who is jumped by three girls that she doesn't know. The victim, Tashera, was an easy laid back person and didn't know why she'd been attacked. To learn more about Retaliation, click here.
I'm motivated to write and produce content that deals with serious issues in an ENTERTAINING way because its important and ultimately, it may save a few lives.

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  • HIV/AIDS Awareness Documentary #video
    Official Site of Yasmin Shiraz |I recently finished my AIDS Awareness film, Growing Up Positive. It features two women who were both 25 at the time of the interviews. I wanted to know how their school, dating, relationships, and sex lives were impacted by their HIV status. When I first embarked on […]The post HIV/AIDS Awareness Documentary #video appeared fi