Amanda Emily Smith
Amanda Emily Smith is a Mom, a Black feminist, a sex-positive activist, healer, writer and poet. She is a contributing writer to "Luminiscent Threads: Connections to Octavia E. Butler," 2018 Hugo Award finalist for best related work and 2018 Locus Award winner for best non-fiction. She has performed poetry on New Orleans, black womanhood, motherhood & sacred sexuality on many stages around the city and lately for Mayhem, a fundraiser for SouthEast Leather Fest. She is currently working on a project of poetry and prose on sacred sexuality.