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.
December 20, 2011 • So 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.”
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 each photo of Judy was taken and win a prize!
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.
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.