On My Mind: the writings of Sarah Bracey White                                                                                        

 
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What's on my mind?

Browse these pages and follow the exploits of a poor little Colored girl, who came of age in the Jim Crow city                                           of Sumter, South Carolina during the '60s, and now has made a home — and a respected name for herself —                                             in Westchester County, New York. 


   

                                                                                                                                                                                                        

               My journey has been an excursion

               through high mountains and low valleys.

               Education, life experience and friendship

               have sustained me. Now, I turn to look back, 

               in search of the meaning of all that has happened. 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           


               Sarah Bracey White is a writer, motivational speaker, and arts consultant.

               She was a 2010-2011 Inaugural Fellow at the Writers Center, Purchase College.

 

            Her literary work includes:

                 Feelings Brought to Surface (Harlo Press, 1979)

                    Primary Lessons: A Memoir (CavanKerry Press, September 3, 2013)

                    My Dear Dakota (an autobiographical, young-adult novel) - in progress

  

            Her essays have been anthologized in:

                  Children of the Dream (Simon & Schuster Pocket Books, 1999),

                        Dreaming in Color, Living in Black and White (Simon Pulse, 2003).

                 Aunties: 35 Writers Celebrate Their Other Mother (Ballantine Books, 2004)

                 Gardening On A Deeper Level, (Garden House Press, 2004)

Heartscapes:True Stories of Remembered Love, (Spruce Mountain Press, 2012)

 

            Her Zora Neal Hurston inspired tale, “Wanderlust,” won a Creative Café, Small Tales Festival

              and was published on the web by the academic press womenwriters.net, as a part of their issue

              “Serving The Spirits: Women & Voodoo in Literature and Popular Culture.” 

 

Visit the following link to view a 2001 Women's History Month presentation I made about the artist                                                                               BeA Haverbusch.   http://www.treetopsart.com/BeA_at_Gutman_Gallery.html