November, 2012

A Simple Revolution

Judy Grahn reflects on the profound cultural shifts brought about by the women’s and gay rights movements of the 1960s and 1970s.

A Simple Revolution

Aunt Lute Books is excited to announce the publication of Judy Grahn’s memoir, A Simple Revolution. In telling her life story, Grahn reflects on the profound cultural shifts brought about by the women’s and gay rights movements of the 1960s and 1970s. The “simple” revolution she recounts involved not just the formation of new institutions, but the creation of whole new ways of living, including collective feminist households that cut through the political and social isolation of women.

Borderlands/La Frontera featured in the Warscapes multi-piece retrospective “Uncertain Borders”

November 30, 2012 • This month, online magazine Warscapes is running a six-piece feature in response to Gloria Anzaldúa’s Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza. A truly compelling and insightful collection of essays and visual art, “Uncertain Borders” brings to light nuanced analyses of movement, migration, power stratification, language, and the forging of identities.

Aunt Lute Celebrates 30 years: Dangerous Voices

While many of our authors express ideas that challenge patriarchal culture’s view of propriety, some of our books have been actively suppressed and censored. For our final week, it is these books that we honor. Even though these books, including Borderlands/La Frontera, have attained respect in certain circles of the academy, it is important to [...]

Aunt Lute Celebrates 30 years: Collections

One of the main goals at Aunt Lute Books is to represent the variety of women’s experiences, and our collections directly reflect this aspect of our mission. Collected works such as Making Face, Making Soul, Positive/Negative, and Frontline Feminism reflect on pressing issues such as race, HIV/AIDS and feminist history in all their complexity. Unlike [...]

A Simple Revolution is here!

November 6, 2012 • Judy Grahn’s anticipated memoir, A Simple Revolution, is now available. In telling her life story, Grahn reflects on the profound cultural shifts brought about by the women’s and gay rights movements of the 1960s and 1970s. The “simple” revolution she recounts involved not just the formation of new institutions, but the creation of whole new ways of living, including collective feminist households that cut through the political and social isolation of women.

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