Sharon Bridgforth, 29th Annual ODU Literary Festival

Document Type

Featured Participant

Festival Date



Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Fine and Performing Arts Center

Author/Artist Bio

Sharon Bridgforth is the Lambda Award winning author of the bull-jean and the Lambda nominated performance/novel, loveconjure/blues (both from RedBone Press). Bridgforth has been anthologized and produced widely and has received support from the National Endowment for the Arts Commissioning Program; The National Endowment for the Arts/Theatre Communications Group Playwright in Residence Program; National Performance Network; Rockefeller Foundation Multi-Arts Production Fund Award; and Funding Exchange/The Paul Robeson Fund for Independent Media. Bridgforth is the Anchor Artist for The Austin Project, sponsored by The Center for African and African American Studies (U.T. Austin) where she teaches a course on Black Empowerment and Community Internship.


Bridgeforth read on Monday October 16, 2006 at 8:00 p.m.


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