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S3, E3 – The Lonely Letters with Ashon Crawley

On this episode of Assembly Zac and Amaryah discuss the latest book by Ashon Crawley, The Lonely Letters, the winner of the 2021 Lambda Literary Awards in LGBTQ Nonfiction. We discuss Ashon’s play with style and form in his writing and art, the relationship between blackpentecostalism and his work, and the mystical aspects of blackness that escape philosophical and theological domains of knowing.