Books by Judy Juanita

HOMAGE TO THE BLACK ARTS MOVEMENT by Judy Juanita
HISTORY
Released: June 12, 2018

"An engaging collection of writings that celebrates and reveals the historic Black Arts Movement."
Juanita's (Virgin Soul, 2013, etc.) multigenre study guide invites readers to investigate, through fiction, poetry, drama, and essays, the many facets of the revolutionary black artistic and political movements of the 1960s and '70s. Read full book review >
DE FACTO FEMINISM by Judy Juanita
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Oct. 31, 2016

"The author refers to herself as 'an observational ironist,' and her incisive comments on black life's contradictions make this essay collection a winner."
This extraordinary set of autobiographical essays gives insight into a black woman's life in the arts: everything from joining the Black Panthers to avoiding African-American chick lit. Read full book review >
VIRGIN SOUL by Judy Juanita
Released: April 18, 2013

"The novel skates along the surface of '60s political upheaval and the Black Power movement, making those times seem like a phase that the protagonist (and its author?) were passing through."
A debut novel about a young woman's coming-of-age with the Black Panther Party has more emotional power than depth. Read full book review >