WRITERS JOINING THE FESTIVAL IN 2019

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Cheryl Clarke

Cheryl Clarke is a black lesbian feminist poet and the author of five books of poetry: Narratives: Poems in the Tradition of Black Women (1982), Living as a Lesbian (1986), Humid Pitch (1989), Experimental Love (1993), By My Precise Haircut, winner of the  2016 Hilary Tham Award from Word Works Books; and the chapbooks, Your Own Lovely Bosom  (2014) and Targets (2018).

Her writing has appeared in numerous publications, including the journals Conditions, Sinister Wisdom, Callaloo, Black World, African American Literary Review, and the iconic anthologies: This Bridge Called My Back: Writings By Radical Women of Color, and Home Girls: A Black Feminist Anthology.

For the midterm elections of 2018, she co-edited Dump Trump: Legacies of Resistance, a Sinister Wisdom special issue.

 

Cheryl is a co-organizer of the annual Hobart Festival of Women Writers.

Cheryl Clarke

After Mecca: Black Women and the Black Arts Movement - Non-fiction

By My Precise Haircut - Poetry

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Living As A Lesbian  - Poetry

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G.R.I.T.S. - Girls Raised In The South: An Anthology of Southern Queer Womyns' Voices and Their Allies -


     by Poet On Watch (Editor),

            Amber N. Williams (Editor),
             
Cheryl Clarke (Introduction)

               Jaki Shelton Green (Foreword)
                  and Pamela Sneed (Afterword

Living As A Lesbian  - Poetry

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6x6 #36: PRODYOURHEADWITHASTICK - Poetry

Published by: UGLY DUCKLING PRESSE

The Days of Good Looks - Prose & Poetry

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