September 26, 2012 • Judy Grahn will be reading from her upcoming memoir, A Simple Revolution, on October 7th as part of Litquake’s The Brazen Truth: Dangerous Nonfiction, “an hour of genre-bending nonfictions that combine brazen truths with mesmerizing inventions and literary effects.”
In 1982, Ronald Reagan was president, 51% of Americans thought homosexuality was abnormal, and a little press that would become Aunt Lute Books was just getting started.
A full generation later, we are still publishing work by and for women usually ignored by traditional publishing—and keeping each work in print. To celebrate our 30th anniversary, we are now running a series of features that will bring our older, yet pressingly relevant, texts into the spotlight.
Check back to our 30 year homepage for weekly updates.
September 19, 2012 • Nancy Agabian, author of Me as her again: True Stories of an Armenian
Daughter (Aunt Lute 2008) is now registering participants for “Heightening Stories” – an upcoming writing workshop series for creative nonfiction and autobiographical fiction writers.
September 12, 2012 • The Judy Grahn Reader, a collection spanning four decades of poetry, essays, fiction, and a full-length play, has been reviewed in Feminist Teacher, a University of Illinois Press journal.
September 5, 2012 • Imani Harrington (also known as Iye), playwright, writer, artist, and co-editor of Positive/Negative (Aunt Lute 2002), continues to address the complexities of living with HIV/AIDS. Her visual artwork is featured in a & u, America’s Aids Magazine.