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Formerly known as Jezebel Delilah X, Vanessa Rochelle Lewis is the founder of PleasureNess Literary Academy and the Head Mistress-in-Charge.

She is a healer with a satchel full of medicine words, a conjuror with desire to nurture other artists as they create magic and save lives,
A faery mermaid gangsta for the revolution,
A lush-bodied, Black femme Goddess motivated by sensuality and freedom,
An educator and performer with a passionate exuberance for silliness, laughter, and the
A starlet who doesn’t want to be in the spotlight alone,
A lover of all things collective, emergent, and interdependent,
A wild-seed born and blossomed in South Central, Los Angeles,
A fighter with fists born of circumstance and a heart that refused to harden,
A warrior committed to freedom, brow dripping with resilience, wings crusted with
diamonds that grew from trauma healed,
A sunbeam drama kid, always ready to explore the whimsy of imagination with others,
A dreamer who’s hungry for more – more understanding, more expansive enlightenment,
more friendship, more growth, more compassion, more love, more creativity, more access
for her people,
An activist committed to unpacking the seeds, kernels, and fabrics of social justice,
liberation for all, collaborative healing
An alchemist who knows how to turn spirit-wounds into magic, oppression into possibility,
resentment into vulnerability, insecurity into self-expansion, anger into love,
An Ethical Hedonist & Pleasure Activist, committed to the transformative potency of using
joy as a tool for decolonial healing and movement work,

A good witch who highly values compassion, love, forgiveness, and using the forces that be
for generative transformation over revenge,
A Domme Mistress with a love for tender, gentle things; devotion and nurture; power
exchange; role play; deeply consensual Ds & Sm relationships; subs of all genders and
expressions; intimacy; and magic,
A survivor, through and through, and extremely proud of it,
An unapologetically integrated person – intersectional, full, able to be held accountable,
and unwilling to compromise any part of herself,
A Free Black Woman,
A lover of words and expression,
And a goofy, romantic, and rascally flirt.

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