Jenesha de Rivera

Jenesha de Rivera (also known as “Jinky”) is a multi-faceted writer who was born and raised in New York City and Rockland County, New York. Co-editor of the Seal Press anthology Homelands: Women's Journeys Across Race, Place and Time, she received her MFA in English and Creative Writing from Mills College in Oakland, California. She has written and performed her work at several venues in the Bay Area and has recently written, produced, and edited her first short film, Labels Are Forever.

Labels Are Forever premiered at the Brava Theater in San Francisco as a part of the Queer Women of Color Film Festival (QWOCMAP) on June 14th, 2008. It also showed on June 25th, 2008 at the Roxie Film Center in San Francisco as part of Frameline: the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival.

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Homelands: Women's Journeys Across Race, Place and Time was published by Seal Press in 2006

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