Alexis Pauline Gumbs

Alexis Pauline Gumbs is a community-cherished and an aspirational cousin to you and everyone you know. She is the provost of the Eternal Summer of the Black Feminist Mind in Durham, NC, and co-founder of the Black Feminist Bookmobile, Black Feminist Film School, and the Mobile Homecoming Trust Living Library and Archive of Queer Black Brilliance. 

She is the author of Spill: Scenes of Black Feminist Fugitivity (Duke University Press, 2016), M Archive: After the End of the World (Duke University Press, 2018), and Dub: Finding Ceremony (forthcoming Duke University Press, 2020). She is also the coeditor of Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Front Lines (PM Press, 2016) Before joining Feminist Studies as Creative Writing Editor, she was a contributing editor for The Feminist Wire and Poet in Residence at Make/Shift.