Junauda Petrus is a writer, pleasure activist, filmmaker, and performance artist of Black-Caribbean heritage who was born on Dakota land. Wildness, queerness, Black-diasporic-futurism, ancestral healing, sweetness, shimmer, and emancipation are all themes in her work. The Stars and the Blackness Between Them, her debut work, received a Coretta Scott King award. She, her wife, and their children live in Minneapolis. www.junauda.com is a website dedicated to the music of Junauda.
- #2295 in Young Adult Fiction Books