November 29, 2011 • Gloria Anzaldúa’s Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza was ranked #27 in Ms. Magazine’s Top 100 Feminist Non-Fiction Countdown. Ms. counts Anzaldúa’s visionary work among “the defining works of Chicana, women-of-color and third-wave feminism.”
November 8, 2011 • Poet and professor Dean Rader’s newest scholarly book, Engaged Resistance: American Indian Art, Literature, and Film from Alcatraz to the NMAI, is the first book to look at the intersection of Native American art, literature, and film. Rader’s impressive volume focuses on the work of figures such as Sherman Alexie, Jaune Quick-To-See Smith, Louise Erdrich, Chris Eyre, Edgar Heap of Birds, David Treuer, Joy Harjo, and LeAnne Howe.
November 1, 2011 • The October 13 special community event presented by Aunt Lute and co-sponsors Openhouse and the Queer Cultural Center was a memorable evening for everyone in attendance. Four Bay Area authors read alongside Judy Grahn during the evening program. Original stories by Joan Annsfire, Patricia Jackson, Carole Morton, and Chana Wilson are posted on the Guest Contributors section of A Simple Revolution’s website. Audio recordings of the evening’s readings are also on the Guest Contributors website.