Faylita Hicks

Faylita Hicks (pronouns: she/her/they) is a black queer writer. Her debut book, HoodWitch, is forthcoming October 2019 with Acre Books.

By Faylita Hicks:

Criminal Justice

Lost in Limbo in the Hays County Jail

For 45 painful, lonely days, I waited and waited to be convicted of a crime.

The cold bit through the thin wool blanket and climbed up the short sleeves of my Women of the World Poetry Slam T-shirt as I lay on the cement floor of the Hays County Jail, confused how I had ended … Read More