May, 2012

El Mundo Zurdo 2

This collection of essays and poetry brings together scholarly and creative responses inspired by the life and work of Gloria Anzaldúa.

El Mundo Zurdo 2 Now Available

May 31, 2012 • Aunt Lute Books is excited to announce the publication of El Mundo Zurdo 2, a collection of diverse essays and poetry that offer scholarly and creative responses inspired by the life and work of Gloria Anzaldúa, selected from the 2010 meeting of The Society for the Study of Gloria Anzaldúa.

Since its first publication, Borderlands has educated and inspired countless artists, students, and academics. Your contribution to our publishing the Fourth Edition means the potential to spark powerful projects, movements, and personal transformations far beyond its physical printing.

Aunt Lute launches first-ever Kickstarter campaign – Help us keep Borderlands in print!

May 30, 2012 • Aunt Lute Books is excited to announce the launch of our Kickstarter campaign to fund the printing of the 25th anniversary Fourth Edition of Gloria Anzaldúa’s groundbreaking Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza. Featuring a new forward, introduction, and cover art, these important updates will bring her vital text into a new light.

Nancy Agabian updates: NYC Readings and Queens Council on the Arts workshop

Attention, New Yorkers! Aunt Lute author Nancy Agabian recently announced several new readings in and around the Big Apple during the months of May and June, 2012.

Joy Lam – “No Sympathy for Something Queer”

Joy Lam is a transplant from Maryland. She moved to the San Francisco Bay Area six years ago after earning a degree in Economics from the University of Maryland. She is an independent filmmaker and has recently finished her second short film entitled The Straight Pill. Lam currently works as a Union Apprentice Carpenter for Local 22 in San Francisco.

Lenn Keller

Lenn Keller is a photographer, filmmaker, writer, musician, promoter, community activist, curator, oral historian and archivist. Since arriving in the Bay Area from Chicago in 1975 as a single mother, she has been an activist in the LGBT community, and has collected and archived materials documenting the lesbian and LGBT communities.

Dulce Garcia

Dulce Garcia is a fierce Queer Xicana Femme born in Mexico City and raised in East Los Angeles, where she evolved from a high-risk youth to an outspoken community activist.

Struggle as Activism? A letter from Aunt Lute Co-founder Joan Pinkvoss

It’s been almost two weeks since Aunt Lute’s well attended event at La Peña: the Simple Revolution reading, and a community dialogue which centered on the topic “Struggle, Then and Now.” After taking several days to digest the ideas presented by the readers, round table participants and audience, I wanted to find a way to [...]

Aunt Lute Books to partner with QWOCMAP for 8th Annual Queer Women of Color Film Festival

May 9, 2012 • Aunt Lute is thrilled to announce our community partnership with the Queer Women of Color Media Arts Project’s (QWOCMAP) 8th annual Queer Women of Color Film Festival, featuring films and panel discussions made by and for queer women and transgender people of color.

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