Tameka Cage Conley, PhD is a literary artist and educator. She received her PhD from Louisiana State University where she was a Huel Perkins Doctoral Fellow and recipient of the Distinguished Dissertation Award. Her first play, Testimony, premiered at the August Wilson Center in May 2011 where she had a Fellowship. To date, she has written three plays, most recently, I Don't Remember Happy Stories, inspired by her work with students of the Light House after school program at Westinghouse High School. She received a fellowship from the Vermont Studio Center in 2010, and is completing a novel and poetry collection.