The Bull-Jean Stories. The Bull-Jean Stories.
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The Bull-Jean Stories. by Sharon Bridgforth.
Sharon Bridgforth, the bull-jean stories. She is most noted for her 1989 novel The Bar Stories: A Novel After All, which won the Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Fiction at the 2nd Lambda Literary Awards in 1990. Her second novel, The Love Songs of Phoenix Bay, was published in 1994. African American aesthetics, African American lesbians, African American women, African Americans, American poetry, Art and social action, Austin Project, Authorship, Creative writing, Handbooks, manuals, Music and literature, Performance art, Performance poetry, Poetry, Texts, Women authors.
The bull-jean stories won a Lambda Literary Prize for Best Book by a Small Press in 1998. The collection also received a nomination for a Lambda Literary Prize in the category of Best Lesbian Fiction and a nomination from the 1998 American Library Association for Best Gay/Lesbian Book. Bridgforth was nominated for the 2002-2003 Alpert Award in the theatre category. She has received the 2000 Penumbra Theatre (St. Paul, MN) Playwriting Fellowship and 2001 YWCA Woman Of The Year in Arts Award in Austin, Texas.
Sharon Bridgforth is the Lambda Literary Award–winning author of the bull-jean stories and love conjure/blues. She is a member of New Dramatists and served as the Anchor Artist for the Austin Project from 2002–2009. An introductory chapter by Omi Osun Joni L. Jones discusses the Austin Project with regard to other community-based art and activism projects and the history of the performance tradition of the jazz aesthetic. The next chapter is a guide to the Finding Voice method written by the method's originator, Sharon Bridgforth. With these two chapters, Part I shows you how and why this work emerged as it did, and invites you to make it your own.