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During Black History Month, we are taking the opportunity to celebrate some of the many incredible Black woman artists that we know and love. Our next artist is the incredible Cheryl Dunye!
Cheryl Dunye is a Liberian-American film director, producer, screenwriter, and actor. She is best known for her 1996 film Watermelon Woman.… read more.
On the publication anniversary of the poetry collection Midnight Salvage (1999), we’re celebrating the influential poet Adrienne Rich!
Adrienne Rich was an American essayist, feminist and poet, known for being politically outspoken in her writing, particularly about gender and sexuality. She published her first poetry collection, A Change of World, during her last year of college when she was just 22. … read more.
Happy birthday, Erica Tremblay! Today we’re celebrating this fantastic writer and director.
A member of the Seneca-Cayuga tribe based in Oklahoma, Erica identifies as Indigenous as well as queer. Incorporating her identity into her work, Erica is always aiming to tell stories that have been historically marginalized. … read more.
Eleven years ago today, Hysteria was released in theaters. We’re taking this opportunity to celebrate its director, Tanya Wexler!
Tanya Wexler is an American director. Throughout her career, she has directed several feature films, all of which towed the line between comedy and drama. Her first, Finding North (1998), is a queer comedy-drama, about a woman who falls in love with a man who she doesn’t know is gay while on a road trip with him.… read more.
Today is the anniversary of the release of the 2011 film Pariah, so we’re celebrating its writer and director, Dee Rees!
Dee Rees is a prolific writer and director, best known for her feature films Pariah (2011), Bessie (2015), Mudbound (2017), and The Last Thing He Wanted (2020).
Dee bases a lot of her work on elements of her own experience, especially when it comes to her first major film, Pariah, which is semi-autobiographical.… read more.
Two years ago today Kamala Puligandla’s debut novel, Zigzags, was released. Kamala Puligandla is a novelist and essayist whose writing centers around the experiences of queer and Black and brown people.
Kamala’s essays are often self-exploratory, while also analyzing the changing world around her.… read more.