Cultural Writing. Poetry. Fiction. Essays. African American Studies. Gay and Lesbian Studies. VOICES RISING is a collection of literary works by gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgendered people of African descent. Edited by G. Winston James and fellow members of the Other Countries Collective of New York City, VOICES RISING features some of the best black LGBT writing of the past ten years, including work by Samiya Bashir, Cheryl Boyce Taylor, Sharon Bridgforth, Cheryl Clarke, Samuel R. Delany, Alexis De Veaux, R. Erica Doyle, Thomas Glave, Jewelle Gomez, D. Rubin Green, Duriel E. Harris, Imani Henry, Cary Alan Johnson, John Keene, Renita Martin, Bruce Morrow, Jcherry Muhanji, Letta Neely, Robert Penn, Colin Robinson, Shaw Stewart Ruff, Reginald Shepherd, Pamela Sneed, Storme Webber, Tim'm T. West, Marvin K. White, Malik M.L. Williams, Bil Wright and more.
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G. Winston James is a Jamaican-born poet, short fiction writer, essayist and editor. He holds an MFA in fiction from Brooklyn College, City University of New York, and is the author of poetry collections The Damaged Good and the Lambda Literary Award-nominated Lyric: Poems Along a Broken Road. A former executive director of Other Countries, James is also co-editor of the historic anthology, Spirited: Affirming the Soul and Black Gay/Lesbian Identity. Founded in New York City in 1986, Other Countries is an organization of writers and artists dedicated to the development, dissemination and preservation of literature and other forms of cultural expression of gay men of African heritage.
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Book Description RedBone Press, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110978625137