30 Year Anniversary

Aunt Lute Celebrates 30 years: Dangerous Voices

While many of our authors express ideas that challenge patriarchal culture’s view of propriety, some of our books have been actively suppressed and censored. For our final week, it is these books that we honor. Even though these books, including Borderlands/La Frontera, have attained respect in certain circles of the academy, it is important to [...]

Aunt Lute Celebrates 30 years: Collections

One of the main goals at Aunt Lute Books is to represent the variety of women’s experiences, and our collections directly reflect this aspect of our mission. Collected works such as Making Face, Making Soul, Positive/Negative, and Frontline Feminism reflect on pressing issues such as race, HIV/AIDS and feminist history in all their complexity. Unlike [...]

Aunt Lute Celebrates 30 years: Fearless Voices

Although all of our authors are fearless in raising their voices to an often dismissive and even hostile world, this week we are recognizing those who expose truths about their lives that are especially uncomfortable for mainstream culture. From the reclamation of female power within Puerto Rican communities in Reclaiming Medusa to the raw, taboo [...]

Aunt Lute Celebrates 30 Years

In 1982, Ronald Reagan was president, 51% of Americans thought homosexuality was abnormal, and a little press that would become Aunt Lute Books was just getting started. A full generation later, the press is still publishing work by and for women usually ignored by traditional publishing—and keeping each work in print. To celebrate our 30th [...]

Aunt Lute Celebrates 30 years: Unsung Voices

Aunt Lute Books was founded 30 years ago as an alternative press that would explicitly seek out and publish women authors who were not being represented by mainstream publishing. Therefore, some of the books we are most proud of include those that were, in some way, the first of their kind. Selections featured this week [...]

Celebrating 30 years of Aunt Lute Books

In 1982, Ronald Reagan was president, 51% of Americans thought homosexuality was abnormal, and a little press that would become Aunt Lute Books was just getting started.

A full generation later, we are still publishing work by and for women usually ignored by traditional publishing—and keeping each work in print. To celebrate our 30th anniversary, we are now running a series of features that will bring our older, yet pressingly relevant, texts into the spotlight.
Check back to our 30 year homepage for weekly updates.

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