December, 2011

Judy Grahn Reads Poetry at Dance Mission Theater

December 28th • On November 26th, Dance Mission Theater hosted Las Guardianas de la Vida, a Bay Area event recognizing the UN’s annual International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. The event featured poetry read by Judy Grahn, Genny Lim and Nina Serrano.

The Judy Grahn Reader Reviewed in So To Speak Journal

December 20, 2011So to Speak: A Feminist Journal of Language and Art, recently reviewed The Judy Grahn Reader. You can read the full review on their website. Reviewer Alyse Knorr calls The Judy Grahn Reader “a wonderful and long-overdue collection of Grahn’s poetry, fiction, drama, and essays.”

New Call for Submisions for A Simple Revolution Intergenerational Event at La Peña

December 13th, 2011 • The finalized details on submissions for Aunt Lute’s April 26th event at La Peña Cultural Center, “Struggle Then and Now: Intergenerational Voices on the Bay Area Lesbian Movement,” are now up on A Simple Revolution’s Submission’s page. We’re looking for prose submissions that specifically address the question of how the struggle today relates to the struggle then. Please read the full details and consider submitting to what promises to be another lively, thoughtful Aunt Lute Event!

Guess When with Judy Grahn

Guess when each photo of Judy was taken and win a prize!

Photo courtesy of Lynda Koolish
Photo courtesy of Cathy Cade

All Table of Contents Now Online!

December 7, 2011 • Tables of contents from Aunt Lute’s books are available online! This is a great resource for teachers thinking about including our books in their courses or casual readers who would like a closer look before purchasing.

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.

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