DeMisty D. Bellinger

Juneteenth: Now More Than Ever

Juneteenth is celebrated as the anniversary of the emancipation of slaves in Texas on June 19, 1865, and it is also an occasion to speak out about injustices in our country.   The news is overwhelming and it all involves Donald Trump and his unchecked action. He insults our allies in Canada and Europe. He meets with the leader of North Korea without aides ... Read the full article
DeMisty D. Bellinger

DeMisty D. Bellinger teaches creative writing, African-American studies, and women, gender, and sexuality studies at Fitchburg State University. She has an MFA from Southampton College and a Ph.D. in English from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Her fiction and poetry have appeared in many places, including Necessary Fiction and Forklift, Ohio. DeMisty was a full fellow at the Vermont Studio Center in 2015. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband and twin daughters.

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