Essays & Articles
“‘I think you changed the world’: Black Lesbian Feminism in Love and Letters” Introduction to Sister Love: The Collected Letters of Audre Lorde and Pat Parker
“Erotic Labor and the Black Ecstatic ‘Beyond’” American Quarterly
“A Thing of Blackness and Beauty: Toni Morrison’s God Help the Child” Women’s Review of Books
“Why Set it Off is a Foundational Film for Black Feminism” BET.com (Fall, 2016)
“These words/ they are stones in the water” Introduction to The Feminist WireForum on June Jordan (Spring, 2016)
"Fat Mutha*: Hip-Hop's Queer Corpulent Poetics" Palimpsest: Journal of Women, Gender and the Black International
"'Unsayable Secrets' of Diaspora's Bodily History" (Roundtable essay on M. NourbeSe Philip Jacket2)
"Piper's Adventures in Blackness" (Roundtable Essay on Orange is the New Black)
"The Uses of Quiet" Zora Magazine
"Six Feet Under, Above, Beyond" (Review of Christopher Peterson's Kindred Specters) GLQ: Lesbian and Gay Studies Quarterly
"How to Be Black in the Age of Obama, George Zimmerman, and Paula Deen: Notes from Summer 2013" The Feminist Wire. Ebony.com (Reprint) The Root (Reprint)
"Media, Sports, and Black Queer Youth: Tayshana Murphy and the Dimming of Stars" The Feminist Wire. Ms. Magazine online. (Reprint)
"Your Abstention Will Not Protect You: Voting and Radical Black Feminist Politics" (Mecca Jamilah Sullivan and C. Riley Snorton). The Feminist Wire.
"Black Queer Gender and Pariah's 'Grand Swagger" The Feminist Wire.
Interviews & Profiles
“What Is a Sister?: Audre Lorde and Pat Parker’s Letters” Interview with Julie Enszer and Mecca Jamilah Sullivan, Bitch Media, Feb 20th, 2018.
“Contemporary Black Feminism: A Roundtable” with Barbara Smith, Demita Frazier, and Stacey Patton. Women’s Review of Books, April, 2017.
“Voice, Form and Politics: Mecca Jamilah Sullivan on June Jordan,” Weird Sister, March 21st2016.
Left of Black with Mecca Jamilah Sullivan, Left of Black web series, hosted by Dr. Mark Anthony Neal.
Conversations: Mecca Jamilah Sullivan (interviewed by Indra Rios-Moore)
Breaking the Binary/Bi-lateral Ideologies of Black Womanhood: VIDA: Women in the Literary
(Mecca Jamilah Sullivan and Rachel Eliza Griffiths)
Left of Black Video Feature: The Queerness of Hip-Hop:
(Mecca Jamilah Sullivan and C. Riley Snorton interviewed by Mark Anthony Neal) [VIDEO]
“This Writer is On Fire: Mecca Jamilah Sullivan” Profile on The Toast, April 3rd, 2015.
The Feminist Wire: Feminists We Love: Toshi Reagon interviewed by Mecca Jamilah Sullivan [VIDEO]
Writing Profile: Mecca Jamilah Sullivan. Big Blue Marble Books.
"Kneading and Pinching and Frosting": an interview with Mecca Jamilah Sullivan. Apiary Magazine.