Author | Playwright | Lecturer | Advocate
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"A thoroughly engaging memoir.… Cary invites readers into a complex extended family.… A distinctly American story."
Martha Anne Toll, NPR
Ladysitting: My Year with Nana at the End of Her Century
Praise & Reviews
"A profoundly moving, evocative work that puts a fully realized human face on the issue of slavery and its consequences.The Price of a Child marks the emergence of a powerful voice in American fiction."
Paula L. Woods, Philadelphia Inquirer
The Price of a Child
“Engaging. . . . Cary creates characters with such full-bodied life that their predicaments remain vivid.”
The New York Times Book Review
If Sons, Then Heirs
Fisk theater students will read a first draft of my libretto for Jubilee! about the Fisk Jubilee Singers, Damien Geter, composer; Portland Opera.