PODCAST SPOTLIGHT: State Hornet alumna Shiavon Chatman on being a young Black author


Shiavon Chatman in the State Hornet newsroom recording studio last semester. Chatman is now graduated and has a published book available on Gumroad.

Shiavon Chatman, Magaly Muñoz, and Robbie Pierce

On this episode of State Hornet: Spotlight, podcast editor Robbie Pierce and opinion editor Magaly Muñoz talk with Shiavon Chatman, a Sacramento State alumna and former State Hornet editor, podcaster and author of the award-winning column “Shiavon’s Jawn.”

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Chatman’s book, “Shiavon Chatman Considers The Notorious B.I.G.’s ‘Life After Death’” is available now on Gumroad, and the three discuss the book as well as the experience of being a young Black author and the state of hip-hop. 

Music: Bust a Move by Gr8tness