To celebrate our win at the LGBTQ+ Business Awards, we are giving you an EXTRA 15% OFF EVERYTHING. Use promo code WINNER at the checkout.

  • Account

Shopping Cart

Your cart is empty now.

Shopping Cart

Your cart is empty now.

Mouths of Rain

Mouths of Rain

£12.99£13.99

An Anthology of Black Lesbian Thought

A ground breaking collection tracing the history of intellectual thought by Black Lesbian writers, in the tradition of The New Press's perennial seller Words of FireAfrican American lesbian writers and theorists have made...

Accepted payment methods:
american_express apple_pay diners_club discover google_pay maestro master shopify_pay visa

An Anthology of Black Lesbian Thought

A ground breaking collection tracing the history of intellectual thought by Black Lesbian writers, in the tradition of The New Press's perennial seller Words of FireAfrican American lesbian writers and theorists have made extraordinary contributions to feminist theory, activism, and writing. Mouths of Rain, the companion anthology to Beverly Guy-Sheftall's classic Words of Fire, traces the long history of intellectual thought produced by Black Lesbian writers, spanning the nineteenth century through the twenty-first century. Using "Black Lesbian" as a capacious signifier, Mouths of Rain includes writing by Black women who have shared intimate and loving relationships with other women, as well as Black women who see bonding as mutual, Black women who have self-identified as lesbian, Black women who have written about Black Lesbians, and Black women who theorize about and see the word lesbian as a political descriptor that disrupts and critiques capitalism, heterosexism, and heteropatriarchy.

Taking its title from a poem by Audre Lorde, Mouths of Rain addresses pervasive issues such as misogynoir and anti-blackness while also attending to love, romance, "coming out," and the erotic. Contributors include:Barbara SmithBeverly SmithBettina LoveDionne BrandCheryl ClarkeCathy J. CohenAngelina Weld GrimkeAlexis Pauline GumbsAudre LordeDawn Lundy MartinPauli MurrayMichelle ParkersonMecca Jamilah SullivanAlice WalkerJewelle Gomez

All items are delivered directly to your door in plain discreet packaging.

For UK deliveries we use Royal Mail 48 Hour Service. Quantities of stock are displayed on the product page. Items that are in stock will normally be dispatched within 1-2 working days, with the exception of bank holidays. Some items may be shipped directly from the distributor.

International delivery times may vary depending on that countries delivery service. Please allow 14 days before contacting us to chase your delivery. International orders may be subject to customs and duty charges at the recipients end.

For items displayed as Backorder Now, these will be dispatched once they return to stock. We will keep you updated on their progress.

translation missing: en.general.search.loading