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Jewelle Gomez website http://www.jewellegomez.com/ Popular and Contemporary Lesbian and Bisexual Poets http://www.sappho.com/poetry/contemporary/ Bones and Ash: A Gilda Story (1995) Urban Bush Women’s presentation. Includes video clips of the production. http://www.walkerart.org/pa/ubw/dances/bonesD.html Poet keeps the flame alive by Michael Joe http://www.journalism.sfsu.edu/www/pubs/gater/fall96/sep10/03.html Dreams deferred by Jewelle Gomez Gomez discusses how the women in her family affected her views […]

LESBIAN SELF-WRITING: THE EMBODIMENT OF EXPERIENCE by Jewelle Gomez ZAMI, written by Audre Lorde in 1983, is by turns a formal, imposing, conversational and mythic book. It seems to grab daily life as it drifts down from a fire escape and casts it back up into the sky as both a drive-in movie and a […]

FACE by Jewelle Gomez In some animals, including humans, looking directly into another’s face is a sign of aggression. Meeting eye to eye implies confrontation. Our fur bristles and adrenaline flows. To face down, face off–each are euphemisms for trouble. But why doesn’t meeting the gaze of another suggest curiosity instead? How can we as […]

Jewelle Gomez Discussion and Reading Sunday, June 14, 1:00 pm Location: SOMAR, 934 Brannan $5 to $10 Sliding Scale Contact: 415.552.7709 Jewelle Gomez poet, fiction writer and activist, is the author of three collections of poetry and one of essays. She will read “Charm” a monologue from her new book of short stories: DON’T EXPLAIN. […]

Jewelle Gomez Saturday, June 10; 8 pm Location: Harvey Milk Civil Rights Academy, 4235 19th Street @ Collingwood Tickets: $15, Qcc Jewelle Gomez reads poetry, monologues and more from past works and works in progress. JEWELLE GOMEZ is a writer and activist. Formerly the executive director of the Poetry Center and American Poetry Archives at […]

City Lights Books & the SFPL present: The 20th Anniversary of The Hormel Center Exhibition: May – August 7 Harvey Milk, Second Sight Curated by Bob Kelley June 2 – Twenty-five Years of Vampire Life: The Gilda Stories Re-issued June 7 – From Sleaze to Classics SFPL, Hormel Center, 3rd Flr, 6pm FREE June 2- […]

June 10, 2014 Bead by Bead: Contemporary Native Writing Curated by: Indira Allegra/Jewelle Gomez/Kim Shuck African American Art and Culture Complex National Queer Arts Festival 2014 Bead by Bead: Contemporary Native Writing, is a literary salon featuring Two-Spirit authors making critical contributions to the fields of poetry, fiction and creative non-fiction. Join Jewelle Gomez, Kim […]

Jewelle Gomez (Cape Verdean/Ioway/Wampanoag) is the author of seven books including the double Lambda Literary Award-winning Black, Lesbian vampire novel, The Gilda Stories. Her adaptation of the novel was commissioned and performed by the Urban Bush Women Company in 13 US cities. Her most recent play about James Baldwin, Waiting for Giovanni, premiered in San […]