Shana Mirambeau is a Cuban and Haitian American multidisciplinary artist: writer, editor, and creative consultant, whose work shifts between the layers of multicultural narrative and spiritual mysticism. She has an M.F.A. in Creative Writing with a Concentration in Documentary Strategies from the School of Critical Studies at the California Institute of the Arts, and a dual Bachelors of Arts degree in English and Women & Gender Studies from California State University of Fullerton. She is the former Creative Director for B Dunn Movement Dance & Theatre Company. In 2016, Shana wrote and locally toured her play ECHO, an interdisciplinary multi-dimensional dance performance that examines issues of race, identity, and the value of the African Diaspora body on a global level.
As an advocate and active participant in the community, Shana leads workshops exploring multiple healing modalities and experimental non-fiction creative writing for women. Shana is a Family Constellation Facilitator. A a practice started by Bert Hellinger to uncover and acknowledge hidden trauma, facilitate healing through its expression and acceptance, thus allowing healing at a soul level to bring peace and resolution in family dynamics.
Shana Mirambeau is the annual guest reader for The Feminist Press and Tayo Literary Magazines' Louise Meriwether book prize and writes and edits for local small businesses. Currently, Shana is writing a Memoir that explores the process of voice, self, spirit, and healing from trauma within the intricate frameworks of a Caribbean family in America. Shana Mirambeau resides in Southern California.