July, 2007

Send My Roots Rain

Send My Roots Rain reveals how memory and land can form potent ties, and how unexpected change has the power to heal and transform lives.

Shadow on a Tightrope: Writings by Women on Fat Oppression

Shadow on a Tightrope is the first anthology to come out of the fat liberation movement. This classic collection includes articles, personal stories, and poems by fat women about their lives and the fat-hating society in which we live.

Singing Softly/Cantando Bajito

This is a novel redolent with the smells of tropical flowers, the taste of mangoes, coconuts and rum, the touch of earth and sea, the sounds of birds, the voices of [Puerto Rican] women.

Solid Ground

One hundred years after San Francisco’s Great Earthquake of 1906, WritersCorps gathers the powerful voices of San Francisco youth reflecting on solidity, violence, upheaval, and regeneration in their lives and in the world.

The Storyteller with Nike Airs and other Barrio Stories

In The Storyteller with Nike Airs Kleya Forté-Escamilla opens worlds of possibility. In the barrio, the Storyteller’s her pink fluorescent Nike Airs are all that she has to barter for your soul.

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