Cultural Writing. Poetry. Fiction. Essays. African American Studies. Gay and Lesbian Studies. VOICES RISING is a collection of literary works by gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgendered people of African descent. Edited by G. Winston James and fellow members of the Other Countries Collective of New York City, VOICES RISING features some of the best black LGBT writing of the past ten years, including work by Samiya Bashir, Cheryl Boyce Taylor, Sharon Bridgforth, Cheryl Clarke, Samuel R. Delany, Alexis De Veaux, R. Erica Doyle, Thomas Glave, Jewelle Gomez, D. Rubin Green, Duriel E. Harris, Imani Henry, Cary Alan Johnson, John Keene, Renita Martin, Bruce Morrow, Jcherry Muhanji, Letta Neely, Robert Penn, Colin Robinson, Shaw Stewart Ruff, Reginald Shepherd, Pamela Sneed, Storme Webber, Tim’m T. West, Marvin K. White, Malik M.L. Williams, Bil Wright and more.