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03 September, 2019: Mary Weems

Mary Weems
A poet, playwright, author, performer, imagination-intellect theorist and social/cultural foundations scholar, Dr. Weems is the author of 13 books, including Blackeyed: Plays and Monologues; Writings of Healing and Resistance: Empathy and the Imagination-Intellect; and Public Education and the Imagination-Intellect: I Speak From the Wound in My Mouth. Her five chapbooks include white, and she has written numerous poems, articles and book chapters.

Dr. Weems received a 2015 Cleveland Arts Prize for her full-length drama MEAT, and her play Another Way to Dance won Cleveland Public Theatre’s Chilcote Award. Both of her books of poems – For(e)closure and An Unmistakable Shade of Red and the Obama Chronicles – were finalists for Ohioana Book Awards. She has also been nominated for a Pushcart Prize.
 

1. "Because I Could Not," Fall and Response
 

2. "Lament of the Urn," Fall and Response
 

3. "How to Catch Cancer as a Couple," Fall and Response
 

4. "#METOO," Fall and Response
 

5. "Love," Fall and Response
 

6. "Red Bull," Fall and Response
 

7. "Look, Up in the Sky!" Fall and Response
 

8. "Make Art Not War," Fall and Response
 

9. "Tracks," Fall and Response
 

10. "Menopause the Musical," An Unmistakable Shade of Red and the Obama Chronicles (Bottom Dog Press, 2018).
 

11. "Aging," An Unmistakable Shade of Red and the Obama Chronicles (Bottom Dog Press, 2018).
 

 

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