Pam Ward

Eric Priestley Tribute: The Enduring Legacy of Black Culture & the Arts, Tuesday, May 2 at 6:00pm, Altadena Library and The Ovary Office, Saturday, May 6 at 3:30pm, Mt. View Mausoleum

LA native, Pam Ward just released her poetry book BETWEEN GOOD MEN & NO MAN AT ALL, World Stage Press, 2022. She’s published two novels, WANT SOME GET SOME, and BAD GIRLS BURN SLOW, Kensington. A UCLA graduate, recipient of a California Arts Council Fellow, a Pushcart Poetry nominee, Pam has published in Calyx, Voices of Leimert Park and the LA Times. She’s currently working on a novel about the jazz of Central Ave and the Black Dahlia Murder, an event that happened in Pam’s own backyard.

Books That Make a Difference: Lolita, The Help- because it pissed me off /made me see how important it is to tell OUR OWN stories, Song of Solomon, Confederacy of Dunces, Warmth of Other Suns, I Am Not Your Negro.