Mecca Jamilah Sullivan
Mecca Jamilah Sullivan, Ph.D., is the author of the short story collection, Blue Talk and Love, and winner of the 2018 Judith Markowitz Award for Fiction. Her stories have appeared in Callaloo, Feminist Studies, Best New Writing, American Fiction, Prairie Schooner, Crab Orchard Review, TriQuarterly, Narrative Northeast, and many others. Her critical essays on gender and sexuality in the African Diaspora have appeared in GLQ: Lesbian and Gay Studies Quarterly, American Literary History, The Scholar and Feminist, American Quarterly, Palimpsest, Public Books, College Literature, Ebony.com, and others. She is currently Assistant Professor of English at Bryn Mawr College, where she is completing a novel.