S. Pearl Sharp

Poets Pay Rent, Too PO Box 75796
Los Angeles, CA 90075
323 993-6006

Publications and Prizes

Black Women for Beginners
(Writers & Readers, 1993)
, Soft Song
(Harlem River Press, 1991)
, The Evening News - Essays And Commentaries From NPR And Other Clouds
(Poets Pay Rent, Too, 2015)
, Typing in the Dark
(Harlem River Press, 1991)
, Uncertain Rituals
(Poets Pay Rent, Too, 2013)
A Rock Against the Wind
(Perigee Books, 1996)
, Beyond the Frontier
(Black Classic Press, 2002)
, Coiled Serpent: Poets Arising from the Cultural Quakes and Shifts of Los Angeles
(Tia Chucha Press, 2015)
, Gendered Resistance: Women, Slavery and the Legacy of Margaret Garner
(University of Illinois Press, 2013)
, I Hear a Symphony
(Anchor Books, 1994)
, Let Loose On The World: Celebrating Amiri Baraka at 75
(Ted Wilson ; Amiri Baraka Tribute Collective, 2009)
, Poetry: An Introduction, 5th edit.
(Bedford / St. Martin's , 2007)
, Revolutionary Poets Brigade - Los Angeles
(Vagabond, 2014)
, Skin Deep: Women Writing on Color, Culture and Identity
(Crossing Press, 1994)
, Spirit & Flame
(Syracuse University Press, 1997)
, Tenderheaded
(Pocket Books, 2001)
, The Black Body
(Seven Stories Press, 2009)
, The Compact Bedford Introduction to Literature, 8th Edition
(Bedford Books, 2008)
, The Truth About The Fact: Int'l Journal of Literary Nonfiction Spring 2009
(:oyola Marymount Univ.,Los Angeles, 2009)
, Voices From Leimert Park
(Tsehai Publishers & Distributors, 2006)
, We Who Believe In Freedom: Sweet Honey In The Rock
(Anchor Books, 1993)
Black Film Review, Black Mask Magazine
NPR Radio, "News & Notes with Ed Gordon
, Higher Ground (Audio CD)
, NPR - "Tell Me More" , NPR Radio "Tavis Smiley Show"
, On The Sharp Side (Audio CD - Poets Pay Rent, Too)

Reviews, Recordings, and Interviews

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Creative Nonfiction Writer, Fiction Writer, Poet, Spoken Word Artist
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African American
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Cleveland, OH
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Last updated: Sep 13, 2016