For you urban fantasy, vampire romance, alternate history, and/or supernatural lesbians buffs, have you tried “The Gilda Stories”? “The Gilda Stories,” written by Jewelle Gomez and published in 1991, is a double Lambda Award winning novel. It follows an African slave woman as she traverses the gritty landscape of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. The woman who becomes Gilda gets mixed up with vampires, rape, and brothels while seeking to define herself and her sexuality.
Intersection for the Arts hosts the 20th anniversary of “The Gilda Stories” with readings and performances by Jewelle Gomez, Kevin Seaman, Justin Chin, Annie Danger, Miranda Mellis, and others.
This event is not kid-friendly. Leave your Team Edward t-shirts at home.