Judy Juanita's Writings
The Funny in the Novel ALL THROUGH HIS twenties, I congratulated my son for not making me a grandma. Like I thought that was birth control. When he hit thirty, I shut up because I was afraid I’d never become a grandma. I guess I threw away The Pill. He had a son at 32. Sitting across from me in his favorite San Francisco restaurant, my agent – white and...
Judy Juanita's novel Virgin Soul should be required reading for anyone studying the vicissitudes of recent American history.”
—Allison Joseph, Crab Orchard Review
Novelist, poet and playwright. Debut novel about the gradual radicalization of a young black woman in the black power movement of the 60s published by Viking in 2013. Many parts excerpted in Crab Orchard Review, November 3rd Club, Imagination and Place: an...