Afrekete

ISBN13: 9780385473545
Release Date: April 1st 1995
Published by: Doubleday
Pages: 317

Afrekete gives collective voice to the tradition of black lesbian writing. In the vast and proliferating area of both African-American and lesbian and gay writing, the work of black lesbians is most often excluded or relegated to the margins. Afrekete meshes these seemingly disparate traditions and celebrates black lesbian experiences in all their variety and depth.

Contents:

Tar beach by Audre Lorde
American dreams by Sapphire
Testimony of a naked woman by Jocelyn Maria Taylor
Water call by Helen Elaine Lee
Tuesday, August third by Jacqueline Woodson
Dear Aunt Nanadine by Alexis De Veaux
Odds and ends by Michelle Parkerson
What has yet to be sung by Malkia Cyril
The old lady by Carolivia Herron
Wink of an eye by Jewelle Gomez
Kaleidoscope by Jamika Ajalon
Queen for 307 days by Jackie Goldsby
Where will you be? by Pat Parker
Screen memory by Michelle Cliff
Revelations by Linda Villarosa
Ruby by Cynthia Bond
Dare by Melanie Hope
Take care by Sharee Nash
Ode to Aretha by Evelyn C. White
Today is not the day by Audre Lorde

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