S. Pearl Sharp

About the Author

Writer, actress, filmmaker and broadcast journalist, S. Pearl Sharp’s commentaries and essays are heard on NPR, Pacifica radio and other broadcast outlets. An award-winning independent filmmaker for 25 years, Sharp’s films include Life Is A Saxophone on poet Kamau Daa’ood, Central Avenue Live! for the City of Los Angeles, the semi-animated Picking Tribes, and The Healing Passage/Voices From The Water in which prominent cultural artists address the present-day residuals of the trans-Atlantic slave trade. S. Pearl merges art, spirituality and creativity in her literary readings and her workshops, The Writer’s Dance Class and Writing Wellness.

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