Selected Writings



2017    Maud Sulter, Blood Money (Remix) poem, re-issued. Plounéour-Ménez: Editions Isabelle Sauvage..

2005    Sekhmet: A Decade or So of Poems, Dumfries: Dumfries and Galloway Council

2003    Unrequited, Edinburgh: A19

2002    Service to Empire, Edinburgh: A19

1991    Echo: Works by Women Artists 1870-1940, London: Tate Publishing

1990    Passion: Discourses on Blackwomen’s Creativity, Hebden Bridge: Urban Fox Press

1990   A Calabash of Dreams, Hebden Bridge: Urban Fox Press

1990   Necropolis, Hebden Bridge: Urban Fox Press

1989   Zabat: Poetics of a Family Tree, Hebden Bridge: Urban Fox Press

1989    Zabat Narratives, Hebden Bridge: Urban Fox Press

1985    As A Black Woman, Akira Press, London, re-issued Hebden Bridge: Urban Fox Press, 1989


2000  Polaroid Portraits: Maud Sulter, The Photographer’s Lecture, 2002. Studies in Photography2001-2002  Scottish Society for the History of Photography.

1998    In memoriam: Donald Gladstone Rodney, Portfolio Magazine, no 27.

1996    Black Codes: The Misrepresentation of Black Lesbians in Film. In: Mohin L. ed., An Intimacy of Equals: Lesbian Feminist Ethics. London: Onlywomen Press.

1995    Life’s a Bitch and Then You Die. [interview with Andres Serrano]. Portfolio Magazine, no 21.

1994    Biographical Sketch and Poems. In: O’Rourke, D. ed., Dream State: The New Scottish Poets. Edinburgh: Polygon

1993    A Woman Possessed: The Art of Lorna Simpson. Portfolio Magazine, no. 18

1989   ‘Freedom and Change’: She Who Writes Herstory Rewrites History:  A Statement from the Elbow Room’. In: The Other Story: Afro-Asian Artists in Post-War Britain London: South Bank Centre (with Lubaina Himid)

1989    The Nature of Photography: Black Notes from the Underground, Feminist Arts News.vol 3, no 2.

1988    Wild Women Don’t Get the Blues, interview with Alice Walker. In: Grewal S. & others. Charting the Journey: Writings by Black and Third World Women. London: Sheba Feminist Publishers

1988.   Call and Response, Feminist Arts News vol 2 no 8

1988.   Daufuskie Island: An interview with Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe’, Feminist Arts News, vol 2 no 8,  longer version in Ten:8, no. 31

1987    Notes of a Native Daughter. In: Ngcobo, L. ed., Let it be Told: Essays by Black Women in Britain, London: Pluto

A selection of Maud Sulter’s poetry can be found on line at the Scottish Poetry Library