Femspec Vol 6, Issue 1, 2005

Editorial Remarks


GWENDOLYN D. POUGH and YOLANDA HOOD. "Speculative Black Women: Magic, Fantasy, and the Supernatural"

Criticism


JERRILYN MCGREGORY. "Nalo Hopkinson's Approach to Speculative Fiction" 

GRETCHEN MICHLITSCH. "Breastfeeding Mother Rescues City: Nalo Hopkinson's Ti-Jeanne as Superhero" 


KATHY DAVIS PATTERSON. "Haunting Back: Vampire Subjectivity in The Gilda Stories

TERESA N. WASHINGTON. "Power of the Word/Power of the Works: the Signifying African Soul of Africana Women’s Literature" 

GINA WISKER. "Your Buried Ghosts Have A Way of tripping You Up: Revisioning and Mothering in African American and Afro-Caribbean Womens Speculative Horror" 

SARAH WOOD. "Subversion through Inclusion: Octavia Butlers Interrogations of Religion in Wild Seed and Xenogenesis

Speech


NALO HOPKINSON. "Address Given at The College of New Jersey, Department of African American Studies, 30th Anniversary Symposia: Afrofuturism: Womanist Paradigms for the New Millennium

Fiction


MARCIA DOUGLAS. "Marie-Ma" 

KIINI IBURA SALAAM. "K-USH: The Legend of the Last Wero" 

ANDREA SHAW. "Jus’ a Pinch of the Yellow Powder"

Poetry


HELEN CRUMP. "Morning Wake-up Sun" 

ASERET SIN. "Poetrix" 

ASERET SIN. "Sister Ancestor" 

Interviews


YOLANDA HOOD. "Interview with Tananarive Due" 

GWENDOLYN D. POUGH. "Interview with L. A. Banks" 

Reviews

 

CANDICE M. JENKINS. "Review of Black Sexual Politics: African Americans, Gender, and the New Racism

GRETCHEN J. MICHLITSCH. "Review of The Salt Roads

KATHY DAVIS PATTERSON. "Review of Minion: A Vampire Huntress Legend"

JENNIFER THORINGTON SPRINGER. "Review of Whispers from the Cotton Tree Root: Caribbean Fabulist Fiction"

ALICIA THOMAS. "Review of The Awakening: A Vampire Huntress Legend"

CARMIELE Y. WILKERSON. "Review of Love"

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