BIOGRAPHY

Clarke is the author of five novels, several e-books, and two plays. She has been featured in Curve Magazine, on About.com, The Princeton Packet, Philadelphia Gay News, Out IN Jersey, Burlington County Times, EURweb.com, Phillyburbs.com, 247gay.com, Sistah2Sistah Magazine, The Philadelphia Women’s Journal and many other publications.

Clarke produced a theatrical adaptation of her third novel, Intimate Chaos, in 2007 which has since been successfully produced in Plainfield, NJ and twice in Philadelphia, PA. Most recently, it was translated to Spanish and performed at a theatre festival in Puerto Rico under the name Caos Intimo. Her most recent play, Asylum  was the recipient of the Audience Award of the 2012 Downtown Urban Theater Festival (NYC) and runner up for best play. Asylum also made a strong Philadelphia premier in the summer of 2015. Clarke is currently working on multiple projects including a newly released children's book, Keesha's South African Adventure and a new novel (expected 2017 release).

In addition to creative writing, Clarke is also a business and speechwriter. She has written for C-Suite executives in Philadelphia as well as local politicians in Southern New Jersey. Clarke lives with her wife and business partner for publishing LGBT children’s books, Monica Bey-Clarke.

Below are a few personal videos of Cheril and Monica, including their 2007 wedding at Oheka Castle.