Lorene Cary

Lorene Cary is an author and social activist. She has written three novels, The Price of a Child, Pride, and If Sons, Then Heirs, and a memoir, Black Ice. She founded Art Sanctuary, an African-American arts and letters organization that provides opportunities and resources for the Philadelphia community. Cary holds a BA and MA from the University of Pennsylvania, and an MA in Victorian literature from Sussex University. She is currently a senior lecturer of creative writing at the University of Pennsylvania.



Follow Lorene Cary on Twitter: @LoreneCary.

Read an excerpt of If Sons, Then Heirs.

Read the NY Times review of If Sons, Then Heirs.

Read an interview with Cary.



Fiction, Memoir