Dwight G. Stackhouse, Writer, Actor, Playwright
He began his artistic career in 1977 performing on stage as an actor, in Grand Rapids, MI. He continued performances in Detroit, Boston, New York and France to stellar reviews; reviews that garnered the attention and respect of one of its playwrights, the late and legendary author, James Baldwin. He would spend several years on tour with Baldwin to universities and speaking engagements across the U.S and in France studying under his tutelage. As a protégé of the late and legendary writer, he completed his first novel in 2013 based on a true story, called Mother’s Milk. He is the subject of one of James
Baldwin’s poems, “Song for Skip” published in his literary collection called “Jimmy’s Blues”. Stackhouse is a writer of poetry, plays, songs, essays and short stories. He lives, writes and works in Detroit MI, a city he calls home and describes as the most precious place to ever make its way into his heart or memory.