Lisa Woolfork is an associate professor of English at the University of Virginia, where she specializes in African American literature and culture. Her teaching and research explore Black women writers, fictions of Black identity, trauma theory, and American slavery. The founder of Black Women Stitch, the sewing group where Black lives matter, Dr. Woolfork is also the host/producer of Stitch Please, a weekly podcast centering Black women, girls, and femmes in sewing.

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