Author Archives: Lorene Cary

About Lorene Cary

Writer, teacher, arts founder.

In remembrance: Mrs. Jones


Mrs. Edith Jones: A Remembrance For years, I’d meet our neighbor, Mrs. Edith Jones, a few blocks from home, and […]

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At Motivation High


              Thanks to Ms. Coldren and Principal Jones for the invitation to spend time […]

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Read With Me


Read With Me – MLK Project

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Funny


Sister Sonia Sanchez, Philadelphia’s Poet Laureate, told me once that a healer made her watch funny movies. Laughter puts us […]

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Guest Blog: In Search of a Bookstore…


Ebony, Jr.!  Way to get this reader nostalgic!  I started this blog as a 54-year-old woman enjoying the prose and […]

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Mayor Nutter Names Lorene Cary to SRC


Michael A. Nutter, Mayor Mark McDonald, Press Secretary Office: 215-686-6210 Cell: 267-303-9248   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAYOR NUTTER NAMES ARTS […]

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Guest Blog: Slow and Steady – Means Everyone Wins


Chinua Achebe was the first writer I read who articulated for me with absolute Igbo clarity that art could be […]

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Guest Blog: In a Time Before Cable, On a Night Without Internet


This is like balm.  True, it is a blog, that unlovely word, and it’s coming at us on a screen, […]

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Guest Blog: An Author’s Intro in Martha’s Vineyard


Here is the intro that John Hough gave at a lovely private reading reception hosted by Sheldon and Lucy Hackney […]

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Guest Post: What’s the WURD? The Future of Black Talk Radio (Part 3)


In case you missed them, check out Part 1 and Part 2 of What’s the WURD? Our quarterly WURD Speaks event […]

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