VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT: DONNA ALLEGRA SIMMSveteranfeminists2022-10-03T14:17:12-04:00
THE VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT
Donna Allegra Simms
December 8, 1953 – January 13, 2020
“Fiction is about people with problems to solve. Our conflicts embody the many forms of oppression.” July 21, 2001
Writer, poet, essayist and dancer. Early member of the Jemima Writers Collective, the first black lesbian writing group in New York City. Active member of the international Tradeswomen movement and community. A prolific writer who has been published in more than 30 lesbian and feminist anthologies and numerous Black and lesbian journals and magazines.