October, 2010

The Judy Grahn Reader

Four decades of groundbreaking poetry, essays, plays, and more from the prolific writer and activist Judy Grahn.

The Aunt Lute Anthology of U.S. Women Writers, Volume Two

An extensive collection of women’s literature in the 20th century.

Me as her again

True stories of an Armenian-American daughter grappling with personal identity and family history.

Gulf Dreams

First published in 1996, Gulf Dreams is the story of a Chicana who comes of age in a rural Texas town.

Beautiful and Dark

Award-winning Spanish writer Rosa Montero’s sixth bestselling novel is written from the perspective of an orphaned girl living in a derelict neighborhood. Fantasy and magic mix with violence and mystery in this novel’s exploration of the splendor and darkness of life.

WritersCorps honored with National Arts & Humanities Youth Program Award

October 28, 2010 • WritersCorps, a project of the San Francisco Arts Commission and the San Francisco Public Library, was recognized with the prestigious National Arts & Humanities Youth Program Award by First Lady Michelle Obama at a White House ceremony on Wednesday, October 20, 2010.

Beautiful and Dark Enthusiastically Received at Tsunami Books Reading

October 26, 2010 • Adrienne Mitchell’s recent reading from her translation of Beautiful and Dark was enthusiastically received at a standing room only evening event.

Teacher at Point Blank Chosen as a Ms. Magazine Great Reads for Fall 2010

October 19, 2010 Ms. Magazine has selected Jo Scott-Coe’s Teacher at Point Blank: Confronting Sexuality, Violence, and Secrets in a Suburban School as one of its Great Reads for Fall 2010:

Beautiful and Dark Reviewed in the Eugene Weekly

October 7, 2010 • The Eugene Weekly has published a review of Beautiful and Dark in this week’s issue of the alternative newspaper. The review noted, “Readers are lucky that Mitchell and San Franciso’s Aunt Lute Books brought this novel by Montero (who’s famous in Spain and obviously deserves more attention in the U.S.) to print.”

LeAnne Howe Wins American Indian Author Award

September 26, 2010 • The Tulsa Library Trust is honoring LeAnne Howe with the American Indian Author Award, the first and only award given by a public library to honor an American Indian author. LeAnne will be honored in a ceremony at the central Tulsa Library in March 2011.

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