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ZAMI  // Posts tagged as "ZAMI"

Almost Audre’s Birthday!

Almost Audre’s Birthday!

A couple of years ago some women put together a program celebrating Audre Lorde and Pat Parker and I had the pleasure of doing some remembering out loud in front of about 1000 people.  They were almost all women, those who knew the two writers mostly through their work.  But Audre had been my friend…we […]

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08 Oct Posted by in • Jewelle Gomez | Comments Off on What is Biomythography?

What is Biomythography?

What is Biomythography?

My grandmother was a Hollywood star.  At least in my mind.  She was as glamorous as Dorothy Dandridge or Lauren Bacall.  She’d danced and sang in chorus lines in the 1930s and 40s, the lone Indian among the somewhat lighter-skinned ‘Negro’ chorines.  She’d faced down low-level mobsters in Boston’s South End and left an abusive […]

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