Past Events

LeAnne Howe in San Francisco

Thursday, September 11th, Aunt Lute author LeAnne Howe will be giving a reading at Galería de la Raza from her new book, Choctalking on Other Realities at 7:00 pm. There will be a Q&A session following the reading with refreshments provided. For more information about this event, please visit our Facebook page. Howe will be in the Bay Area for [...]

Shadow on a Tightrope’s 30th Anniversary Blog Carnival Celebration, November 8, 2013

The 30th Anniversary Blog Carnival event celebrating Shadow on a Tightrope: Writings by Women on Fat Oppression was a thought-provoking success! Fat activists came together and shared their thoughts about and experiences with Shadow on a Tightrope.

Photos from A Simple Revolution Book Launch Party at Modern Times, March 14, 2013

A packed house, lovely reading, delicious cake, and tons of conversation made the A Simple Revolution Launch Party a hit. Thanks to everyone who made it out to Modern Times. Keep in touch with our page for updates or announcements of future events!

“Struggle, Then and Now” at La Peña, April 26

Thank you to the many community members who came to our standing-room-only April 26 community event at La Peña Cultural Center in Berkeley, “Struggle, Then and Now: Intergenerational Voices on the Bay Area Lesbian Movement.” The event was supported by a grant from the Horizons Foundation and co-sponsored by the GLBT Historical Society, NIA Collective, and Openhouse.

Nancy Agabian updates: NYC Readings and Queens Council on the Arts workshop

Attention, New Yorkers! Aunt Lute author Nancy Agabian recently announced several new readings in and around the Big Apple during the months of May and June, 2012.

Nancy Agabian Presents from Queered on March 14 in NYC

February 1, 2012 • Aunt Lute author Nancy Agabian and Shushan Avagyan will present their work from Queered: What’s to be Done with XCentric Art, a collaborative, bilingual book of writing, correspondence and art. The presentation, which also features a video by Arpi Adamyan, will be in New York City on March 14th, 7pm, at Word Up Community Bookstore (4157 Broadway at 176th Street; Washington Heights, NYC 10033; Subway: A Train to 175 St. or 1 Train to 181 St). You can find more information on the Facebook event page.

Nancy Agabian and Emma Pérez Reading at the AWP Conference in Chicago

February 1, 2012 • Aunt Lute authors Nancy Agabian and Emma Pérez will be reading at the AWP creative writers conference as part of “Ancestors; A Queer Writers of Color Reading.” As described by the organizers, Ahimsa Timoteo Bodhrán and Tony Valenzuela, “”Ancestors: A Queer Writers of Color Reading” is a literary reading featuring same-gender-loving, multiple-gender-loving, and transgender poets, non/fiction writers, filmmakers, and performance artists of Indigenous Pacific, Native North American, Arab/Middle Eastern, Asian, Latina/o, and African descent.”

Nancy Agabian on Queered, Cultural Identity, and A New Novel

December 1, 2011 • Nancy Agabian, author of Me as her again: True Stories of an Armenian Daughter, recently completed five chapters of the first draft of “The Fear of Large and Small Nations”, a nonfiction novel which tells the stories of a relationship with a much younger Armenian man while offering social and political critique of corruption, conformism and social change in the U.S. and Armenia.

Jo Scott-Coe: Early 2012 Events & New Podcast on Mothering (Or Not)

It’s hard to believe that 2012 is just around the corner! Jo Scott-Coe will kick off the year with a reading of Teacher at Point Blank: Confronting Sexuality, Secrets, and Violence in a Suburban School at the Reading Salon in LA.

Special Community Reading with Judy Grahn: October 13

Join us on October 13, 2011 from 5:30pm-8:30pm! A Simple Revolution is pleased to announce the panelists for next month’s special community event, presented by Aunt Lute Books in co-sponsorship with Openhouse and the Queer Cultural Center. Bay Area authors Joan Annsfire, Patricia Jackson, Carole J. Morton, and Chana Wilson will join Judy Grahn onstage for a free evening program you won’t want to miss.

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