First Acts: A Black Playwright Comes of Age

Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

The Third Battle of Manassas,” Consequence Magazine online, November 5, 2020
“Ignobled in Indianapolis,” Consequence Magazine online, July 22, 2020.
“Snow” [memoir], runner-up in the 2018 Jeffrey E. Smith Editors’ Prize in Nonfiction, The Missouri Review, vol. 42, no. 2, 2019

“Drive” [memoir], Callaloo, A Journal of African Diaspora Arts and Letters, vol. 33, no. 2, 2010.
"Uncorked" [short story], Green Mountains Review, January 2009.

"Ophelia Descending" [short story], The Chicago Review, vol. 29, no. 4, spring 1978.

"The Novels of John Edgar Wideman," Black World​, June 1975.


Class Reunion and Other Plays, Broadway Play Publishing, Oct 2022

Firepower, Broadway Play Publishing, May 2017
Kernel of Sanity, Broadway Play Publishing, May 2014
Legacies, Broadway Play Publishing, May 2013
An American Journey, Broadway Play Publishing, November 2012

Smoldering Fires, Dramatic Publishing Company, September 2008

Online Presentations

"Ignobled in Indianapolis," Presented by the Road Theatre Company

"Writers Revealed," Presented by the Lower Depth Theatre Ensemble

"An Interview with Kermit Frazier," In the Missouri Review

"Interview with Black writer and literary activist E. Ethelbert Miller," WPFW 89.3FM - Click on link, select "On The Margin" under shows, then November 10, 2022, to play hour-long interview

"Great Books, Great Conversations," Adelphi University - Discussion of and readings from my memoir, First Acts: A Black Playwright Comes of Age. Click on link and select watch the video

New Documentary

"The Road to Justice" is an award-winning 30-minute documentary in which I am featured. It's from The Nation magazine.

Playwright. Nonfiction Writer. Fiction Writer. Television Writer.