Cheril Clarke

Cheril Clarke

Books & Plays


A native of Toronto raised in Miami and now living in southern New Jersey, Cheril N. Clarke is the author of five novels, Foundations: A Novel of New Beginnings (2001), Different Trees from the Same Root (2003), Intimate Chaos (2005), Tainted Destiny (2006), Losing Control (2009) and one play, Intimate Chaos. She has been featured in Curve Magazine, the nation's best selling lesbian magazine, The Princeton Packet, Philadelphia Gay News (PGN),, Out IN Jersey, EURweb, Burlington County Times,, Clik Magazine, Sistah2Sistah online magazine..,,, as well as Crain's New York Business newspaper, among others. Her editorial work has appeared in About Magazine, and on and her opinion columns have been featured by the National Black Justice Coalition. Clarke was a keynote speaker at an African Asian Latina Lesbians United conference and has performed at events organized by African American Lesbians United for Societal Change. She is simultaneously working on a new script, Asylum, in addition to researching for her sixth novel. She is also getting ready for the Philadelphia production of Intimate Chaos the play (May 2009).


"The brilliance of Cheril N. Clarke is astounding."--Out IN Jersey

"Take a sexy, sultry book brimming with drama and deceit, add actors and a set to bring it to life, and you've got yourself a play worth paying for!" --GO Magazine

"Lesbian novelist creates success out of Chaos."--Philadelphia Gay News