The Gilda Stories and Bones & Ash

The Gilda Stories and Bones & Ash

Jewelle L. Gómez / Oct 16, 2019

The Gilda Stories and Bones Ash Triangle Classics Series Illuminating the Gay and Lesbian Experience

  • Title: The Gilda Stories and Bones & Ash
  • Author: Jewelle L. Gómez
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  • Page: 295
  • Format: Paperback
  • Triangle Classics Series Illuminating the Gay and Lesbian Experience

    The Gilda Stories Jewelle Gomez The Gilda Stories, is a novel by Jewell Gomez in which we follow the life of a young black girl escaping from slavery in A travel narrative, Gomez takes us along Gilda s journey in search for the meaning of life, and self discovery. The Gilda Stories by Jewelle L Gmez The Gilda Stories are a series of episodic tales spanning years, beginning in and ending in , that follow a black, lesbian vampire Gilda is a young girl when she escapes slavery and is changed into a vampire as a young adult. The Gilda Stories The Gilda Stories is the debut novel of American author and activist Jewelle Gomez Published in , this speculative fiction vampire novel follows the experiences of a black bisexual heroine whose power and morality challenge assumptions about the vampire myth Readers see this central character travel through time and lead multiple lives. The Gilda Stories, Expanded th Anniversary Edition The Gilda Stories was the recipient of two Lambda Literary Awards, and was adapted for the stage by the Urban Bush Women Company in thirteen U.S cities. The Gilda Stories Expanded th Anniversary Edition by The Gilda Stories, first published by Firebrand Books in and winner of two Lambda Literary Awards in , preceded Buffy, Twilight and Octavia Butler s Fledgling, but it is far than a sexy vampire book Jewelle Gomez s novel channels her longtime LGBT and feminist activism into a thematic depth rarely achieved in the genre s modern iterations. QUILTBAG Speculative Classics The Gilda Stories by Apr , The Gilda Stories is a Black Indigenous lesbian vampire novel from it has recently seen its twenty fifth anniversary reissue, in an expanded form.

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      • Jewelle L. Gómez

        Jewelle Gomez b 1948 in Boston, Massachusetts is an American writer and cultural worker.Gomez was raised by her great grandmother, Grace, who was born on Indian land in Iowa to an African American mother and Ioway father Grace returned to New England before she was 14 when her father died and was married to John E Morandus, a Wampanoag and descendent of Massasoit, the sachem for whom Massachusetts was named.Growing up in the 1950s and 1960s she was shaped socially and politically by the close family ties with her great grandmother, Grace and grandmother Lydia Their history of independence as well as marginalization in an African American community are threaded throughout her work Her high school and college years were ripe with Black political and social movements which is reflected in much of her writing Subsequent years in New York City placed her at the heart of Black theatre including work with the Frank Silvera Writers Workshop and many years as a stage manager for off Broadway productions.There she became involved in lesbian feminist activism and magazine publication She was a member of the Conditions magazine Collective, a lesbian feminist literary magazine More recent writing has begun to reflect her Native American Ioway, Wampanoag heritage Her work lives at the intersection of these multiple ethnicities, the ideals of lesbian feminism and class.Gomez is the author of seven books, but is most known for the double Lambda Literary Award winning novel The Gilda Stories Firebrand Books, 1991 This novel, which reframes the traditional vampire mythology, taking a lesbian feminist perspective, is an adventure about an escaped slave who comes of age over two hundred years According to scholar, Elyce Rae Helford, Each stage of Gilda s personal voyage is also a study of life as part of multiple communities, all at the margins of mainstream white middle class America UTOPIAN STUDIES, 3.22.01 She also authored the theatrical adaptation of the novel Bones and Ash which toured 13 U.S cities performed by the Urban Bush Women Company 1996 The book, which remains in print, was also issued by the Quality Paperback Book Club in an edition including the play.Her other books include Don t Explain, a collection of short fiction 43 Septembers, a collection of personal political essays Oral Tradition, poems collected and new.Her fiction and poetry is included in over one hundred anthologies including the first anthology of Black speculative fiction, Dark Matter A Century of African American Speculative Fiction, from Warner Books, edited by Sheree R Thomas Home Girls a Black feminist Anthology from Kitchen Table Women of Color Press and Best American Poetry of 2001 edited by Robert Haas.Gomez has written literary and film criticism for numerous publications including The Village Voice, The San Francisco Chronicle, Ms Magazine and Black Scholar.She s been interviewed in periodicals and journals over the past 25 years including Advocate, where writer Victoria Brownworth discussed her writing origins and political insterests September 21, 1993 In the Journal of Lesbian Studies Vol 5, 3 she was interviewed for an article entitled Funding Lesbian Activism, which linked her career in philanthropy with her political roots She s also interviewed in the 1999 film produced for Public Television, After Stonewall, directed by John Scagliotti.Her newest work includes a forthcoming comic novel, Televised, which recounts the lives of survivors of the Black Nationalist movement and was excerpted in the anthology Gumbo edited by Marita Golden and E Lyn Harris.She is also authoring a play about James Baldwin being written in collaboration with a Harry Waters


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