Gomez, Jewelle

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GOMEZ, Jewelle

GOMEZ, Jewelle. American, b. 1948. Genres: Poetry, Essays, Novels, Plays/Screenplays, Novellas/Short stories. Career: Novelist, social activist, and teacher of creative writing. Worked as production assistant, WGBH-TV, Boston, MA, on Say Brother, 1968-71, and in New York City for Children's Television Workshop and WNET-TV during 1970s; stage manager for Off-Broadway theatres, 1975-80; New York State Council on the Arts, program associate, 1983-89, director of Literature Program, 1989-93; Hunter College, NYC, lecturer in women's studies and English, 1989-90; board member for organizations and task forces. Publications: The Lipstick Papers (poetry), 1980; Flamingoes and Bears (poetry), 1986; The Gilda Stories: A Novel, 1991; Forty-three Septembers (essays), 1993; Oral Tradition (poetry), 1995; Don't Explain (short stories); Bones and Ash (play), 1996. Address: c/o Frances Goldin Literary Agency, 57 # 11th St #5B, New York, NY 10003, U.S.A. Online address: www.jewellegomez.com

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