Author's note: This past March, the Southeastern Women's Studies Conference met at the University of Mississippi in Oxford. SEWSA is the oldest and largest regional women's studies conference of its kind. This was a return to home for me—I had served as SEWSA's newsletter editor in 1980, when that meant running the publication off on […]
Author Archives: Minnie Bruce Pratt
Minnie Bruce Pratt is a writer and activist who came out as a lesbian in North Carolina in 1975 and now lives in her Alabama hometown and Syracuse. She is the co-author of Yours in Struggle: Three Perspectives on Anti-Semitism and Racism with Barbara Smith and Elly Bulkin. Pratt received a Lambda Literary Award for The Dirt She Ate: Selected and New Poems. Her work has been chosen for the Lamont Poetry Selection of the Academy of American Poets, the American Library Association Gay and Lesbian Book Award for Literature, the Lillian Hellman-Dashiell Hammett Award from the Fund for Free Expression, and as a New York Times Notable Book.