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• Jewelle Gomez  // Jewelle Gomez is the author of 7 books including the lesbian vampire classic novel, The Gilda Stories. Her new play about James Baldwin will be produced in September 2011. Follow her on Twitter: VampyreVamp. Or her website: www.jewellegomez.com

22 Sep Posted by in • Jewelle Gomez | Comments Off on We All Want To Go To Heaven

We All Want To Go To Heaven

We All Want To Go To Heaven

“Everybody wants to go to heaven, but nobody wants to die.” That song, whether you go w/the Albert King or the Loretta Lynn version, is one of my favorite aphorisms.  Twenty years after publication of my vampire novel, THE GILDA STORIES, it’s still in print and readers still ask me for more stories. Vampires are […]

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31 Aug Posted by in • Jewelle Gomez | Comments Off on The Gift of a Name

The Gift of a Name

The Gift of a Name

My name has been on my mind all of my life.  It’s not like when you’re called Mary Jones…perfectly lovely name but not uncommon.  Gomez isn’t that uncommon either actually; even Gomes (which is the original spelling) isn’t unusual, especially in my father’s Cape Verdean culture. Jewelle, however, is out of the ordinary.  I didn’t […]

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