Steve Murphy & Michael Carter
Writer and advocate for fair and equal education, Clayvon C. Harris earned an MFA in Cinema-Television/Screenwriting from the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts. She also holds a BA in English literature from Swarthmore College where students are taught they have the ability to change the world.
Harris lives and writes in the Philadelphia area where she specializes in messaging strategy, digital content creation and script development. She is also a member of the Writers Guild of America. Her first book is the award-winning collection of essays, Year of Trial, Year of Grace—A Catholic’s Search for Faith.
Ex-sitcom writer turned substitute teacher discovers the devastating truth behind why Philly’s public schools keep failing. In this sometimes humorous, often heartbreaking memoir, the author exposes the link between education underfinancing and the impact students with unmanaged emotional and behavioral disabilities are having in classrooms across the US.