More About Melda Beaty
Melda Beaty is a professor of English at the Olive-Harvey College, playwright, screenwriter, speaker, and author. Melda Beaty is the “one to watch,” in her industry. Born in Jackson, Mississippi, Melda resides in Chicago, Illinois with her three gifted and beautiful daughters.
Right now, I’m working on brand new stories that I hope you enjoy. In the meantime, feel free to delve into my past work.
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Her first book, My Soul to His Spirit: Soulful Expressions from Black Daughters to Their Fathers won the 2006 National Fresh Voices Award. Her debut novel, Lime, is hailed as “America’s Next Top Model” meets “Burning Bed.” Available on Amazon, Find on Ebay, and Read it on Your Kindle
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Praise for Melda’s Work
TESTIMONIALS FROM AROUND THE WORLD
A True Masterpiece, Bravo!
“Full of pathos and surprises, Front Porch Society reminds us how powerfully personal tragedy can affect one’s political idealism, or lack thereof.”
A Unique View On The World
“…Beaty’s genius is that she can take something so seemingly matter-of-fact and without even the slightest hint of artifice or melodrama work it into an evening of great depth and powerful theatricality.”
Ron OJ Parson: Doing Good Work
Cheryl Lynn Bruce: 40 Years of Theatre Excellence