San Francisco county Oakland lesbian death San Francisco county Oakland

Elana Dykewomon, Author Who Explored Lesbian Lives, Dies at 72

Reading now: 783
nytimes.com

Elana Dykewomon, a gregarious, cerebral author, poet and activist who spent decades exploring her identity as both a lesbian and a Jew while working to foster communities of “chosen families” at a far remove from the patriarchy among her fellow lesbians, died on Aug.

7 at her home in Oakland, Calif. She was 72. The cause was complications of esophageal cancer, her brother Daniel Nachman said.

Ms. Dykewomon never achieved widespread commercial success, but her three novels found an ardent following among lesbian readers.

Read more on nytimes.com
The website meaws.com is an aggregator of news from open sources. The source is indicated at the beginning and at the end of the announcement. You can send a complaint on the news if you find it unreliable.

Related News

DMCA