Essays and Articles (selected)

 "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). Public Books.

"The Uses of Quiet" Zora Magazine.

"Second (and Third, and Fourth Helpings...) Size and Spectacle in The Help)" (From Uncle Tom's Cabin to The Help: Critical Perspectives on White-Authored Narratives of Black Life). Palgrave McMillan 2014. "

"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.

"Pear Blossoms and Mule Eyes: A Review of Rachel Eliza Griffiths's Mule & Pear" Mosaic Magazine.

INTERVIEWS

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]

 

PROFILES

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.