CG: I unfortunately do not eat dairy, so my options are limited. I just recently discovered an almond milk ice cream and the best flavor is Cappuccino Swirl.
KLC: Where’s the coolest place you’ve ever traveled to and what was so cool about it?
CG: Venice, Italy. The racism was far from cool, but the delicious eats made up for it. I’ll never eat shrimp scampi again, unless I go back to that tiny basement restaurant my brother and I discovered while playing hooky from our parents.
KLC: Name one movie you can quote and then quote it.
CG: Crooklyn: “1, 2, 3 / the devil’s after me / 4, 5, 6 / he’s always throwing bricks / 7, 8, 9 / he misses every time / hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelujah / Amen”
KLC: Pick one: Eleanor Roosevelt, Angela Davis, or Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
CG: Angela Davis
KLC: The United States electoral process is:
CG: formality bullshit
KLC: What’s the strangest thing you’ve ever done to get someone’s attention?
CG: I mostly want to be away from attention, so…
KLC: If you had the opportunity to patent a brand new product, what might that be?
CG: Some kind of way to organize all of the pages in magazines and books that I’ve doggy-eared so I can actually come back to those pages!
KLC: Which of the following is least likely to ever exist: bigfoot, elves, or government regulation on Wall Street?
CG: Gov’t regulation of anything that makes big money.
KLC: Can you share something about yourself that no one has ever asked you about in an interview before?
CG: I have an extreme passion for puzzling. I actually glue up the completed puzzles and frame them.
Chanel Glover is a ‘trained’ lawyer who dabbles in playwriting, and desires most to be the first Black (Lesbian) Superwoman to rid the world of menacing stereotypes with just the stroke of her pencil. In May 2014, she completed an MFA in playwriting at Ohio University where her full-length plays How to Eat an Oreo, Black as the Dirt and They’re Not Rappers have received staged readings at Ohio University’s Seabury Quinn, Jr. Playwrights’ Festival in April 2014, April 2013 and June 2012, respectively. She currently serves as one of six playwrights in terraNova Collective’s Grounbreakers Playwrights Group. For more on her adventures visit: http://chanelandrow.wix.com/chanelandrow.