Mathis, Sharon Bell

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MATHIS, Sharon Bell

MATHIS, Sharon Bell. American, b. 1937. Genres: Novels, Poetry, Biography. Career: Teacher, Stuart Jr. High School, Washington, D.C., since 1965; Librarian, Friendship Educational Center, Washington, since 1976. Columnist, Ebony Jr! mag., since 1973. Writer-in-Residence, Howard University, Washington, D.C., 1972-74. Publications: Brooklyn Story, 1970; Sidewalk Story, 1971; Teacup Full of Roses, 1972; Ray Charles (biography), 1973; Listen for the Fig Tree, 1974; The Hundred Penny Box, 1975; Cartwheels (novel), 1978; Red Dog, Blue Fly, 1991; Running Girl: The Diary of Ebonee Rise, 1997. Address: 12911 William Beanes Rd., Upper Marlboro, MD 20772, U.S.A.