Although all of our authors are fearless in raising their voices to an often dismissive and even hostile world, this week we are recognizing those who expose truths about their lives that are especially uncomfortable for mainstream culture. From the reclamation of female power within Puerto Rican communities in Reclaiming Medusa to the raw, taboo [...]
October 25, 2012 • Interns are an integral part of our diverse collective of women. Luters—our affectionate moniker for members of our community—support the Operations, Editing, and Marketing departments. We look for interns who have an interest in multicultural women’s literature, have excellent written and oral communication skills, and are flexible, motivated, and able to work independently. We are currently seeking two interns, one in marketing and the other in production.
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, the press is still publishing work by and for women usually ignored by traditional publishing—and keeping each work in print. To celebrate our 30th [...]
Aunt Lute Books was founded 30 years ago as an alternative press that would explicitly seek out and publish women authors who were not being represented by mainstream publishing. Therefore, some of the books we are most proud of include those that were, in some way, the first of their kind. Selections featured this week [...]
October 17, 2012 • Aunt Lute is excited to announce participation and co-sponsorship in this year’s NWSA Member Book Signing and Reception, in downtown Oakland, CA on November 10th at 6pm. Admission to the event is free, and will feature Judy Grahn and other authors represented by publishers at NWSA, plus light refreshments and wine. Notably, this is one of the first chances to get Judy’s newest book, A Simple Revolution, and a personal signature from the author herself!