Shari Lopatin began her career as an award-winning journalist, when she earned two Associated Press awards in 2007 as part of an investigative news team on The Prescott Daily Courier. She has since been published in Phoenix Magazine, The Arizona Republic, Latino Leaders Magazine and, among others.

In addition to being an author, Shari is available for hire as a freelance journalist and essayist. Please email her directly with inquiries at

Below are select samples of her journalistic work.