G. Winston James is the author of the Lambda Literary Award and Ferro-Grumley Award finalist collection Shaming the Devil: Collected Short Stories.  He is the author of The Damaged Good: Poems Around Love and the Lambda Literary Award finalist collection Lyric: Poems Along a Broken Road.  James is also co-editor of the historic anthologies, Voices Rising: Celebrating 20 Years of Black Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Writing and the Lambda Literary Award finalist publication Spirited: Affirming the Soul and Black Gay/Lesbian Identity.




“…James has the courage to take the African American experience into challenging territories…”

Grady Harp, Amazon


“…writing as appealingly grandiose and artful as Morrison and Baldwin…sure to leave you breathless…”

Stanley Bennett Clay, GBM News


“…a dozen powerful, unflinching stories…stunning…”

Richard Labonte, BookMarks


“…SGL writers like G. Winston James…vehemently insert SGL into the discourse of black liberation in general…Writers like Hemphill, Capers, and James extend the boundaries of what has been thought to be the black experience in literature.”

Kenyatta Dorey Graves, “Black Homopoetics in the 1990s”


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