Steven G. Fullwood

Steven G. Fullwood is an independent archivist and writer. He is the former associate curator of the Manuscripts, Archives & Rare Books Division at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. In 1998, Fullwood founded the In the Life Archive (ITLA) to aid in the preservation of materials produced by LGBTQ people of African descent also housed at the Schomburg Center. With archivist Miranda Mims, he recently co-formed the Nomadic Archivists Project, an initiative that partners with organizations, institutions, and individuals to establish, preserve, and enhance collections that explore the African Diasporic experience. Fullwood’s published works include Black Gay Genius (2014), To Be Left with the Body (2008) and Carry the Word: A Bibliography of Black LGBTQ Books (2007). In 2005, he was honored with a New York Times Librarian Award.