Media & Press

Sheri has published articles in the Oakland Press, MORE Magazine and National Geographic Traveler Magazine (NatGeo). The NatGeo article went virile and prompted a Barnes and Noble tour where audiences packed venues to learn about the 5 Important Life Lessons Following Grief; Adventure and Travel the True Healing Elixir; and The Power of Friendships through Trials and Triumphs.

Sheri Hunter

Author, Speaker, Adventurer

Sheri has a B.A. in Political Science from University of Michigan-Dearborn and an MBA from Lawrence Technological University. She lives in a suburb of Detroit.


  • Sheri has a B.A. in Political Science from University of Michigan-Dearborn and an MBA from Lawrence Technological University. She lives in a suburb of Detroit. 

  • ​For 20 years, Sheri has worked as a marketing professional working with an educational publisher, an automotive society and championing small businesses.  

  • ​Sheri packed venues touring the Midwest at Barnes and Noble locations in Michigan, Indiana, Illinois and Ohio sharing her experiences with the Daring to Live challenge and how to channel their own inner adventurer.

  • Sheri has written for National Geographic Traveler Magazine, MORE Magazine; was a Producer for TV News affiliates in Detroit and a contributing writer for the Oakland Press Newspaper.

On Sale Now!

DARING TO LIVE, a memoir by Sheri Hunter, published by Baker Books, chronicles the sudden, unexpected death of her husband and how faith, friendship and literally jumping off a cliff, hiking Mt. Kilimanjaro, driving Nascars and other death-defying “dares” with her friends the Dare Divas moved her past depression into hope and happiness. Read an Excerpt of Daring to Live at 


Major Press


June, 2020

What I discovered traveling the world solo as a black woman

In the wake of devastating loss, a writer finds sisterhood and healing in daring journeys. Read More >>


March 29, 2020

Faith, fellowship and high adventures help widow heal


A fellowship that began in church community service turned into something more when one of its members was unexpectedly widowed. After Sheri Hunter’s husband died, she found solace and renewed spirit through her unique group of women friends.​ Read More >>


February 19, 2020

How metro Detroit author learned to live again after husband's sudden death


Michigan-based Christian publisher Baker Books describes Hunter's faith-themed memoir as a call to readers to "face life's challenges through courage and faith."​ Read More >>



February 20, 2020

Juggling Act: Friends — and divas — help Bloomfield Hills widow 'dare' to live

It’s one thing to push yourself to try something new. It’s another to have an entire group of cheerleaders encouraging you and holding your hand as you leap out of your comfort zone into new experiences. Read More >>



February 13, 2020

‘Breakthrough’ Producer DeVon Franklin To Produce ‘Daring to Live’ Drama For Paramount Players

EXCLUSIVE: DeVon Franklin, the producer behind the faith-based drama Breakthrough, has signed on to produce Daring to Live, a film adaptation based on the forthcoming memoir Daring to Live: How the Power of Sisterhood and Taking Risks Can Jump-Start Your Joy by Sheri Hunter.  Read More >>



April, 2015

Parachuting Back Into Life

When her beloved died, she felt her own life freeze—until her closest friends put her on a plane and jump-started her joy.​ Read More >>


November, 2017

Parachuting Back Into Life

In the wake of devastating loss, I found healing in audacious travels and diva power.Read More >>



Contact Sheri:


Media Contact:

Brendy Barr Communications, LLC



Literary: Cassie Hanjian, DeFiore & Company 

Film:  Katrina Escudero, United Talent Agency

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