About the Author
BA/MA (Magna Cum Laude) University of Bridgeport. Listed in WHO'S WHO AMONG AFRICAN AMERICANS; WHO'S WHO AMONG AMERICA'S TEACHERS; DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI/University of Bridgeport; DISTINGUISHED ADVOCATE FOR THE ARTS/Connecticut Comm. on the Arts; NAACP/Lifetime Achievement Award; AKA Heritage Award; First Prize Article/WRITER'S DIGEST; Three CCA Arts Fellowship Grants for writing; Two Plays as "Finalist" in the Theodore Ward Prize for Playwriting/Chicago IL; Plays: SKYY PIECE, and A PACHYDERM IN HARLEM read at the National Black Theater Festival in Winston-Salem NC. Plays: THE VOICE OF BONES, produced at the Playhouse on The Green/Bridgeport and The Rich Forum/Stamford CT, and GHOSTS WITH INSOMNIA produced at Juneteenth Legacy Theater/Louisville KY, & the University of Louisville, and SECRETS concert reading at Stamford CT. I have been published in THE BLACK SCHOLAR, THE GREENFIELD REVIEW, OBSIDIAN I & II, OKIKE (Nigeria), THE AFRICAN AMERICAN REVIEW, AFRICAN VOICES; THE SOUTH CAROLINA REVIEW, THE MISSISSIPPI REVIEW, THE SMALL POND REVIEW, THE FAIRFIELD REVIEW, and others. Poetry: CROSSING CATAWBA, short stories: PECANS, BLACKBERRIES AND GRITS. I wrote play reviews at Long Wharf and Yale Rep for INNER CITY NEWSPAPERS. I am a member of the Frank Silvera Writers Workshop, Harlem NY, and I am a former adjunct professor at UB, Sacred Heart University, and Housatonic Community College. I am an Air Force Veteran, a Postal Service retiree, and a native of Rock Hill, SC.
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