Essays

Lapham’s Quarterly
A Quest That’s Just Begun: How Kathleen Collins Broke New Ground

The Point
In Her Own Time: Why We’re Still Looking for Lorraine Hansberry

Literary Hub
Mothers, Daughters, Lovers: On the Groundbreaking Art of Kathleen Collins
Life in North Memphis and the Women Who Taught Me to Read 

The New Yorker Online
At MOMA, a Hidden History of Black Intimacy on Film

Longreads
Welcome to Hive
When American Media Was (Briefly) Diverse
The History of Sibling Acts in Pop
Toni Morrison: 1931-2019
‘Play Another Slow Jam, This Time Make It Sweet’
Faith and Reproductive Justice are Not in Opposition
On Blackface, Bert Williams, and Excellence
A Frustrating Year of Reporting on Black Maternal Health
Michael, Aretha, Beyonce, and the Black Press
Twelve Longreads for Aretha Franklin
Why Beyoncé Placed HBCU’s at the Center of American Life
When Will Hip Hop Have Its #MeToo Reckoning
On Mourning, Learning a More Sober Fandom, and Letting Go
The Mastery and Magic of Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah

Reviews

Spirit Run: A 6,000 Mile Marathon Through North America’s Stolen Land, New York Times Book Review
The Yellow House, Bookforum
2019: The Year in Black Literature, Afropunk
Such a Fun Age, Bookforum
Homecoming: The Live Album, Pitchfork
Beyoncé’s ‘Homecoming’ Brings Black Culture and Expression to Coachella (audio)

Interviews and Conversations

‘People Can Become Houses’: Sarah Broom on The Yellow House
The Precarity of Everything: Reniqua Allen on It Was All A Dream
An Inclusive Guide to Lingerie and a New Take on Self-Care: Cora Harrington on In Intimate Detail
Can Tami Sawyer Win Big in the Black South?
Dancing Backup: A Reading and Conversation with Carina del Valle Schorske (audio)
On The Writer-Editor Relationship: Editor/Writer Roundtable (audio)
Peter Vack in UTP Mag
Saeed Jones on Prelude to Bruise