Month: November 2021

Mouths of Rain: An Anthology of Black Lesbian Thought edited by Prof. Briona Jones

Mouths of Rain traces the history of intellectual thought by Black Lesbian writers across genres, identities, age, and political leanings. Publishers Weekly called the anthology “prodigious” and “wide-ranging,” and Elle magazine called it a “a balm that shows readers that Black feminism benefits us all.”

Learn about the book and purchase here.

Prof. Katerina Gonzalez Seligman on the life of Cuban writer José Lezama Lima

The article “How a Cuban Writer Defied Censors and Became a Latin American Literature Icon” explores the ways in which his roles as a poet, novelist, and everything in-between has impacted Cuban literature as we know it today. Known for his influential 1966 novel “Paradiso”, he was censored by the Cuban revolutionary state that polices artistic and intellectual expression that was deemed detrimental to the state. Read it here.