Voices Rising: Celebrating 20 Years of Black Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Writing marks the twentieth anniversary of Other Countries—a small organization endeavoring to create a powerful, far-reaching, deliberate legacy of Black Queer expression. Voices Rising gathers more than sixty writers whose work forms an important bridge among members of Black LGBT communities, charting two decades of evolution, accomplishment and struggle. The poems, short stories, essays, interviews and dramatic excerpts gathered here exemplify the personal, political and cultural complexities of identity, desire, family and community. In these pages established authors appear alongside emerging talents and heretofore unknown artists to compelling, historic effect. No other anthology so effectively represents the depth, breadth and brilliance of the current generation of Black Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender writers.
- G. Winston James Reclaims the Mic at Art in the Round
- SHAMING THE DEVIL Reviewed as part of “Traveling Reads”
- G. Winston James Pens Introduction to Photographer Thomas Roma’s “In the Vale of Cashmere”
- Top Pen Press Inaugural Title, Shaming the Devil, Named Multiple Literary Award Finalist
- Praise for Shaming the Devil: Collected Short Stories