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Jewelle Gomez

I want to hold you
in a motel room
with the sunshine stripe
of venetian blinds
across your back.
Or I want to dream of that. 25 more words


"[Living] is a very involving job, which takes much concentration and practice."

The Gilda Stories, by Jewelle Gomez

I’ve never read anything quite like this dignified, almost musically written epic work of Black lesbian vampire fiction. Because Gomez’s protagonist, Gilda, lives for centuries, we reap the benefit of her birds-eye view of humanity’s history as she repeatedly reinvents her persona. 216 more words

The "Goddesses" of Black Speculative Fiction

One of the best creators working in comics, John Jennings, interviews three of the leading lights of speculative fiction: Jewelle Gomez, Nalo Hopkinson, and Nnedi Okorafor.