Suzan-Lori Parks


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in Fort Knox, Kentucky, The United States
May 10, 1963

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James Baldwin, Leah Blatt Glasser, Mary McHenry, Wendy Wasserstein


Suzan-Lori Parks is an award-winning American playwright and screenwriter. She was a recipient of the MacArthur Foundation "Genius" Grant in 2001, and received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2002. She is married to blues musician Paul Oscher.

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Average rating: 3.82 · 10,429 ratings · 665 reviews · 23 distinct worksSimilar authors
Topdog/Underdog

3.83 avg rating — 5,388 ratings — published 2001 — 11 editions
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Getting Mother's Body

3.70 avg rating — 1,405 ratings — published 2003 — 20 editions
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Venus

3.80 avg rating — 896 ratings — published 1997 — 5 editions
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The Red Letter Plays

4.11 avg rating — 495 ratings — published 2000 — 3 editions
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The America Play and Other ...

3.76 avg rating — 521 ratings — published 1994 — 4 editions
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In the Blood

3.85 avg rating — 488 ratings — published 2000
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Father Comes Home from the ...

4.18 avg rating — 446 ratings — published 2015 — 5 editions
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The America Play

3.25 avg rating — 272 ratings — published 1995
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365 Days/365 Plays

3.78 avg rating — 204 ratings — published 2006 — 6 editions
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Imperceptible Mutabilities ...

3.76 avg rating — 55 ratings — published 1995
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More books by Suzan-Lori Parks…
“And as you walk yr road, as you live yr life, RELISH THE ROAD. And relish the fact that the road of yr life will probably be a windy road.”
Suzan-Lori Parks

“you're only yourself when no ones watching!”
Suzan-Lori Parks, Topdog/Underdog

“The plays should have the half-life of plutonium.”
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