University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Peppur Chambers

Peppur Chambers (aka The Hot One) is an international writer/actor/producer. She's a published author of "Harlem's Awakening" (1888 Center/Black Hill Press) which has also been developed and performed as a one-woman show of the same title. She has created and co-written an award-winning webseries, The Brown Betties Guide: How To Look For Love in All The Wrong Places; and is the creator of the sultry, sassy, sophisticated Brown Betties™ who are featured in her long-running dinner-theater show, Harlem's Night: A Cabaret Story and Harlem's Awakening. Peppur has written several plays, one of which, Dick and Jayne Get A Life, played in the Hollywood and Prague Fringe Festivals.

Peppur has contributed to Circle + Bloom, Prague Pulse Magazine, Bridge/Gate Magazines, Humor Mill Magazine, LA Beat and The Firm FM radio show where she did a weekly, relationship-advice segment, Keep It Spicy. She taught journalism at Prague College and is the co-creator her theater production company, CATNIP (Contemporary Theatre Now in Prague). A Midwestern Girl at heart, she's writing the follow-up to "Harlem's Awakening," contributing to her Blog to Prague while living her next adventure.

Peppur has created a seedy underworld where each character fights to unburden their deepest secrets. "Harlem's Awakening" marks a strong debut and an irresistable read." - Lilliam Rivera, Editor

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Harlem's Awakening
Fiction / Literature Hill Press
March 2013
ISBN 9780615932026
Paperback, 184 pages
The author will make this book available for sale at the Author Pavilion during the Festival.

Fiction. At eighteen, Harlem Markeson sets out to start a new life in the city for which she's named. More/less

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