BMa: The Sonia Sanchez Literary Review
BMa is a non-profit, refereed journal published twice a year, Fall and Spring. The purpose of this journal is to provide an interdisciplinary forum for critical discussion of Sonia Sanchez and other Black Arts Movement artists.
Please direct ALL correspondence, including subscription and order requests to:
Dr. F. E. De Lancey, Founding Editor
5050 MacAlister Hall
3141 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
10.2, Spring 2005
Richard A. Iadonisi,
"Writing the (Revolutionary) Body: The Haiku of Sonia Sanchez"
"We Are Family: Gender Tensions and the Construction of the Black Family in
the Early Poetry of Sonia Sanchez"
"Sonia Sanchez: From Haiku to Harmony"
Meta L. Schettler,
"Inside Out: Postcolonialism, Black Arts and American Democracy"
Frenzella Elaine De Lancey,
"Passion, Pathology, & Pathogens:Sonia Sanchez’s Does Your House Have
10.1, Fall 2004
Legends and Legacies: Sonia Sanchez as a Teacher of Poetry
This issue includes contributions from Dr. Regina Jennings and
In the Company of Poets
9.2, Spring 2004
Poetry and Politics: A Special Encounter with Sonia Sanchez, Arlette Frund (University of Tours, France), Guest Editor
This special issue grew out of "Poetry and Politics: Sonia Sanchez's Works," a one-day symposium that African-Americanist scholars at France's University of Tours organized, in collaboration with the CEAA (Cercle d'Etudes Afro-Américaines), and held at Tours in June 2001. The issue's guest editor, Dr. Arlette Frund, Assistant Professor of American Literature at Tours, has recently organized several international Colloquia and scholarly volumes on African-American and American literature and culture.
The issue features scholarly essays by contributors Paola Boi, Francoise Clary, Genevieve Fabre, Arlette Frund, and Ugo Rubeo.
Issue Samples:Issue Introduction, by Arlette Frund
9.1, Fall 2003
Black Travel Writing, R. Victoria Arana (Howard University), Guest Editor
Features scholarly essays by Joan Anim-Addo, R. Victoria Arana, Kimberly Blockett, F. Elaine DeLancey, Kelli Boyd Kyle, April Langley, Dorothy Lazard, Maria Helena Lima, Florence Marfo, Babcar M'Baye, Beth McCoy, Alasdair Pettinger, Erik S. Schmeller, Kenneth Speirs, Jennifer B. Steadman, Alinda Sumers, and Jennifer Young.
Anthologizes contemporary travelogues by Michael Caldwell, Linda Cousins, Elliot Hester, Elaine Lee, Gary Lee, Colleen J. McElroy, Kadija Sesay, Maureen Stone, and Gary Younge.
Universalizing the Particular
by F.E. DeLancey