The Bluelight Corner
Black Women Writing on Passion, Sex, and Romantic Love
By Rosemarie Robotham
(Broadway Books, Paperback, 9780609803547, 368pp.)
Publication Date: December 22, 1998
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A collection of the very best writing by African-American women, The Bluelight Corner explores and reveals all the rich and varied dimensions of Black women's romantic lives. A dramatic, touching, lively, erotic, tender, tragic, fierce, bawdy, heartfelt, and utterly surprising collection of voices, this is a one-of-a-kind gem of fiction and memoir.
Rosemarie Robotham is editor-at-large for Essence magazine, author of the novel Zachary's Wings, and coauthor of Spirits of the Passage: The Transatlantic Slave Trade in the Seventeenth Century.
"An exhilarating anthology of sisters--from familiar stars like Alice Walker to bright new lights like Carla Richmond--expressing the strength and fragility of our love and relationships."
--Essence, January 1999