Alexis Gumbs

Alexis Pauline Gumbs is a queer black troublemaker, a black feminist love evangelist, a prayer poet priestess and has a PhD in English, African and African-American Studies, and Women and Gender Studies from Duke University. She is the author of the poetry collections 101 Things That Are Not True About the Most Famous Black Women Alive and Good Hair Gone Forever, and poetic work published in Kweli, Vinyl, Backbone, Everyday Genius, Turning Wheel, UNFold, Makeshift, and more.