Bio

Get ready to be empowered by Sheri Fink as she shares her secrets of success that led her from being a small town girl with big dreams, to becoming the first person in her family to graduate from college, to blossoming into an award-winning entrepreneur who became a #1 international best-selling author and launched an inspirational empire. Email info@sherifink.com to interview Sheri or book her to speak at your next event.

Meet Sheri

Sheri Fink is an inspirational speaker, a #1 best-selling author, a mermaid who believes in magic, and the president of Whimsical World.

Whimsical World is an empowering brand created by #1 best-selling authors and inspirational speakers, Sheri Fink and Derek Taylor Kent. Whimsical World’s mission is to inspire, delight, and educate children of all ages while planting seeds of self-esteem and high achievement.

Sheri loves to write (ten books so far!) and travels the world inspiring audiences of all ages to believe in themselves, dream bigger dreams, and take action to live their best lives. She creates books, products, and experiences that empower kids. All of her children’s books were #1 best-sellers, including The Little Rose which was a #1 Amazon Best-seller for over 60 weeks, became the #1 Top-Rated Children’s eBook on Amazon, and was adapted into a stage play.

CBS Los Angeles selected her as one of the top 3 authors in her local area, a distinction she shares with Dean Koontz. Sheri’s books have been honored with multiple awards, including 3 gold medals in the Readers Favorite International Book Awards. She is a recipient of the prestigious Gold Mom’s Choice Award honoring the best in family friendly entertainment. She was selected as an inspirational beauty by supermodel Cindy Crawford’s “Beauties Give Back” campaign.

Sheri is an empowering speaker who shares her strategies on overcoming adversity and living life with passion and aliveness as well as her inspirational journey. Her talks focus on authenticity, confidence, and personal empowerment. In addition, Sheri speaks to schools about the importance of kindness, what it takes to be a successful author, and the behind-the-scenes of transforming an idea into a book.

Sheri Fink has spoken to and inspired thousands of people throughout North America including events for PBS, Barnes and Noble at The Grove, USC, and UCLA, corporations including Macy’s and California Pizza Kitchen, and has keynoted for the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Southern California Writers Conference, the Missouri Writers Guild Annual Conference, the American Association of University Women, and the South Bay Women’s Conference. View testimonials of Sheri’s motivational speaking.

Sheri and her books have been featured in hundreds of articles, programs, websites, and shows, including on NBC’s The 10! Show, CBS Los Angeles, The Huffington Post, Localista Magazine, Life After 50 Magazine, Conversations Magazine, and Publishers Weekly. Sheri Fink has appeared on the cover of several magazines along with feature articles that inspire readers to believe in themselves and take inspired action to transform their lives.

Sheri has been honored to participate in pop culture events including Comic Con, the MTV Movie Awards, the Primetime Emmy Awards, Book Expo America, and the People’s Choice Awards.

Sheri is proud to serve as a spokesperson for several non-profits that help children, including Reading is Fundamental (RIF), the Girl Scouts of America, the South Bay Children’s Health Center, and the Pediatric ICU at Children’s Hospital with The Art of Elysium.

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Awards

Sheri Fink is honored to be the recipient of the following awards for her best-selling children’s books:

  • Top 10 Best Books for Your Little Ones, World of Whimsy with the Little Unicorn, 2019 Orange County Moms and Pretend City Children’s Museum
  • Top 20 Best Books for Young Readers, The Little Unicorn, 2018 Conversation Magazine
  • Medal Finalist, Counting Sea Life with the Little Seahorse, 2017 Readers Favorite International Book Awards Best Children’s Concept Book
  • Top 20 Best Books for Young Readers, Counting Sea Life with the Little Seahorse, 2017 Conversations Magazine
  • Best Children’s Book Cover, The Little Firefly, 2017 indieBRAG Cover Awards
  • ShopLocal.us Small Indie Business Grant Award Winner, 2015
  • Honorable Mention, Cake in Bed, 2016 Readers Favorite International Book Awards Best Romance Novel
  • Bronze Medal, The Little Seahorse, 2015 Readers Favorite International Book Awards Best Children’s Fable
  • Silver Medal, The Little Firefly, 2014 Readers Favorite International Book Awards Best Children’s Fable
  • B.R.A.G. Medallion, The Little Seahorse was recognized as one of the best indie children’s books of 2014
  • Honorable Mention, The Little Firefly, Paris Book Festival 2014
  • Story Monster Approved Book Worth Devouring, The Little Firefly, 2014
  • B.R.A.G. Medallion, The Little Firefly was recognized as one of the best indie children’s books of 2014
  • Recipient of the 2013 Extraordinary Inspiration Award
  • Honorable Mention, The Little Gnome, 2013 London Book Festival
  • Gold Medal, The Little Gnome, Best K-3rd Children’s Fable in the 2013 Readers Favorite International Book Awards
  • Gold Medal, Exploring the Garden with the Little Rose, Best Children’s Concept Book in the 2013 Readers Favorite International Book Awards
  • Gold Mom’s Choice Award, The Little Series of children’s books by Sheri Fink won top honor as one of the best family friendly book series, 2013
  • B.R.A.G. Medallion, The Little Gnome was recognized as one of the best indie children’s books of 2013
  • KART Kids Award, The Little Rose, 2013.
  • Named as one of the top “50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading,” 2012.
  • Gold Medal, The Little Rose, Best K-3rd Children’s Fable in the 2012 Readers Favorite International Book Awards
  • Named as one of the top “50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading,” 2011.
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