Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation - January 19, 2007
Pearl Cleage -- Selected Bibliography
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Pearl Cleage, best-selling author, performance artist and political activist, is the featured speaker at the 2007 Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation. Her speech for this event is entitled “A Knock at Midnight: The Writer’s Role in Wartime.”
Cleage is one of Atlanta’s most socially engaged and artistically renowned residents, and in her writing, she draws on her experiences as an activist for AIDS and women's rights, and she cites the rhythms of black life as her muse. Cleage is an artistic associate of the Just Us Theatre Company, the founding editor of Catalyst magazine and a contributing editor to Essence. The author of more than a dozen plays and several novels, Pearl Cleage now teaches at Spelman College, her alma mater, where she holds the Cosby Endowed Chair for the Humanities.
Cleage, Pearl. Baby Brother's blues, Waterville, Me.: Thorndike Press, Available at DeKalb County Public Library
Cleage, Pearl. Blues for an Alabama sky, New York: Dramatists Play Service, 1999. Available through Interlibrary Loan.
Cleage, Pearl. Bourbon at the border, New York: Dramatists Play Service,
2005. Available through Interlibrary Loan.
Cleage, Pearl. The brass bed and other stories, Chicago: Third World Press, 1991. PS3553.L389 B73 DISPLAY-LIB
Cleage, Pearl. Chain In The Best American short plays 1999-2000, New York: Applause, 2001. Available through Interlibrary Loan.
Cleage, Pearl. Deals with the Devil, and other reasons to riot, New York: Ballantine, 1994. E185.615 .C625 DISPLAY-LIB
Cleage, Pearl. Flyin' west and other plays, New York: Theatre Communications Group, 1999. PS3553.L389 A6 DISPLAY-LIB
Cleage, Pearl. Lessons, In Double stitch: Black women write about mothers & daughters edited by Bell-Scott, Patricia. Boston: Beacon Press, 1991. PS509.M6 D6 DISPLAY-LIB
Cleage, Pearl. Mad at miles: a blackwoman's guide to truth, [Southfield, Mich.]: Cleage Group Publication, 1990. Available through Interlibrary Loan.
Robotham, Rosemarie, Angelou, Maya & Cleage, Pearl. Mending the world: stories of family by contemporary black writers, New York, NY : BasicCivitas Books, 2004. Available through Interlibrary Loan.
Selected Articles and Book Reviews
Bashir, Samiya A. Pearl Cleage's Idlewild Idylls. Black Issues Book Review, Jul/Aug2001, 3 (4)
Cleage, Pearl. Learning to say no. Essence, Feb2004, 34 (10)
Cleage, Pearl. Rebels with a cause. Essence, Oct2006, 37 (6)
Collins, Patricia Hill. What's in a name? womanism, black feminism, and beyond Black scholar. Journal of Black Studies and Research, Winter/Spring 1996, 26 (1)
Davis, Bernadette Adams. Remembering Mama: images of mothers, good, bad, real or fictive abound in our literary tradition. Black Issues Book Review, May/Jun2005, 7 (3)
Giles, Freda Scott. The motion of herstory: three plays by Pearl Cleage. African American Review, Winter97, 31 (4)
Giles, Freda Scott. Bourbon at the Border. African American Review, Winter 1997, 31 (4)
Glenn, Gwendolyn. Home time and island time: novelist Pearl Cleage finds inspiration just outside her window in Southwest Atlanta, while Paule Marshall has twice drawn on a long ago trip to Grenada. Black Issues Book Review, Mar/Apr2004, 6 (2)
Gray, Herman. Black masculinity and visual culture. Callaloo, Spring 1995, 18 (2)
King, Lovalerie. A healing romance for the plague years. Callaloo, Spring 2002, 25 (2)
Lewis, Nghana tamu. In a different chord: interpreting the relations among Black female sexuality, agency, and the Blues. African American Review, Winter 2003, 37 (4)
McKinney-Whetstone, Diane. Telling grown folks' business. Essence, Mar2006, 36 (11)
Osborne, Gwendolyn. Babylon Sisters. Library Journal, 6/1/2005, 130 (10)
Pearl Cleage. Essence, Mar2005, 35 (11)
Ratner, Rochelle. We speak your names: a celebration. Library Journal, 10/15/2006, 131 (17)
Roberts, Tara. Pearls of wisdom. Essence, Dec97, 28 (8)
Tatum, Stephen. Postfrontier horizons. MFS Modern Fiction Studies, Summer 2004, 50 (2)
Author Profile: Pearl Cleage - http://www.bookreporter.com/authors/au-cleage-pearl.asp
New Georgia Encyclopedia: Pearl Cleage - http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/nge/Article.jsp?id=h-2564
Pearl Cleage - http://authors.aalbc.com/cleagepearl.htm
Women of Color Women of Word -- African American Female ...Pearl Cleage- Biographical Information - http://www.comminfo.rutgers.edu/~cybers/cleage2.html