May, 2013

An excerpt from A Simple Revolution is featured in Women’s Review of Books

May 31, 2013The Women’s Review of Books published a lovely and dynamic excerpt of Judy Grahn’s memoir in their 2013 May/June issue. Highlights of the excerpt include Judy’s description of the first all women’s dances occurring in Berkeley in 1970 and the formation of Bay Area collective feminist households.

Check out the new blog by Aunt Lute author Jo Scott-Coe

May 23, 2013 • Jo Scott-Coe, author of Teacher at Point Blank: Confronting Sexuality, Violence, and Secrets in a Suburban School, is now a weekly blogger for Inlandia Literary Journeys at the Press-Enterprise.

Come and support Judy Grahn at the Norcal Book Awards Ceremony

May 16, 2013 • Judy Grahn’s memoir, A Simple Revolution: The Making of an Activist Poet, is a finalist for the 32nd Annual Northern California Book Awards! Her memoir is one of five nominated in the Creative Nonfiction category for books written by Northern California authors. The awards ceremony takes place this Sunday, May 19 at 1pm in the Koret Auditorium at San Francisco Main Library.

A heartfelt thanks to our Give OUT Day 2013 supporters!

May 10, 2013 • The first ever Give OUT Day was a huge success for nonprofit LGBT organizations across the nation.

A Simple Revolution wins 2013 Independent Publisher Book Award

May 9, 2013 • Judy Grahn’s A Simple Revolution: The Making of an Activist Poet wins the silver medal in the Gay/Lesbian Non-Fiction category of the 2013 Independent Publisher Book Awards.

San Francisco 2013 Lammy Award Finalist Reading a success

May 3, 2013 • Congratulations to Judy Grahn and the other 10 Lammy Award Finalists who read at yesterday’s event at the San Francisco Public Library!

“The Arrival” from A Simple Revolution

After a long process involving research and interviews, Judy Grahn’s remarkable memoir, A Simple Revolution: The Making of an Activist Poet, is finally available in print. Through riveting accounts of her experience in an era of dramatic change, fear, repression, and liberation, Judy invites her readers to partake in intimate memories that remind us that the world we live in was made by struggles personal and public, lost and won.

We share with you an excerpt from Chapter 2—“The Body and its Discontents,” in which Judy shares how she came to be a part of the revolutionary movement in the Bay Area. We hope you enjoy this selection, and that her book can find a loving home inside yours. Stay tuned for upcoming announcements on author events, signings, and more.

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