“Lady Dove” aka Pheralyn Dove, is a cultural warrior.

She is a poet and culturalist whose work has been showcased nationwide and internationally as a spoken-word artist, author, essayist, playwright, educator and workshop facilitator. Lady Dove lives in a state of perpetual gratitude. A graduate of Hampton University, she is the author of “Color in Motion,” a book of poetry featuring a foreword by legendary drummer Max Roach. “Little Girl Blue,” her one-woman show in which she portrays 17 characters, is a 90-minute multi-media production about a woman’s journey from victim to victor. Lady Dove has appeared in her native Philadelphia, in New York City, Paris and Rome.

Dove was selected for the juried NYC International Fringe Theater Festival, performed at Vision Festival in NYC, and Jazz a la Villette in Paris. She is the featured poet on Khan Jamal’s “Return from Exile” and Tyrone Brown’s, “Moon of the Falling Leaves” CDs. Dove has been a press agent, radio producer, entertainment editor for the Philadelphia Tribune, feature writer for the Philadelphia Inquirer, and lead grant writer on teams that have raised more than $175 million dollars for worthy nonprofit concerns.