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Pearl Cleage

Biography

Pearl Cleage

Pearl Cleage is the author of MAD AT MILES: A Black Woman's Guide to Truth and Deals with the Devil and Other Reasons to Riot. An accomplished Playwright, she teaches playwriting at Spelman College, is a cofounder of the literary magazine Catalyst and writes a column for the Atlanta Tribune. Her first novel, WHAT LOOKS LIKE CRAZY ON AN ORDINARY DAY, was Oprah book of the month. Ms. Cleage lives in Atlanta with her husband.

Pearl Cleage

Books by Pearl Cleage

by Pearl Cleage - Memoir, Nonfiction

In addition to being one of the most popular living playwrights in America, Pearl Cleage is a bestselling author with an Oprah Book Club pick and multiple awards to her credit. But there was a time when such stellar success seemed like a dream. In this revelatory and deeply personal work, Cleage takes readers back to the 1970s and ’80s, retracing her struggles to hone her craft amid personal and professional tumult.