October, 2013

WordTemple Arts and Lectures is celebrating the work of Judy Grahn

October 24, 2013 • WordTemple Arts & Lectures, whose mission is to serve literary artists and their audiences on both local and non-local levels from Sonoma County and beyond, is celebrating the work of Judy Grahn and fellow author Susan Griffin this Saturday, October 26 at 7:00pm. The event takes place at the Sebastopol Center for the Arts and is not to be missed!

Joy Harjo and Dean Rader to read at Litquake

October 16, 2013 • Author Joy Harjo, whose writing is featured in The Aunt Lute Anthology of U.S. Women Writers, Volume Two and Through the Eye of the Deer: An Anthology of Native American Women Writers will read at Litquake, along with author Dean Rader, who wrote the foreword to LeAnne Howe’s Choctalking On Other Realities.

flesh to bone
by ire’ne lara silva

The stories of flesh to bone “stand on their own as testaments to a profound loneliness of historic persecution, abandonment, and intimate loss. As such, they aren’t stories, but longings, very old and contemporary in a tricultural wordplay, psalm-like, a Song of Songs of grief.”—Barbara Renaud Gonzales

flesh to bone

Rooted in a Chicana/Latina/indigenous geographic and cultural sensibility, the stories of flesh to bone take on the force of myth, old and new, giving voice to those who experience the disruption and violence of the borderlands.

flesh to bone

ire’ne lara silva’s stories give voice to those who experience the disruption and violence of the borderlands.

LeAnne Howe to read from her new book, Choctalking on Other Realities, at American Indian Studies Event

October 8, 2013 • The American Indian Studies Program at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is celebrating the work of Aunt Lute author LeAnne Howe and fellow authors Joy Harjo and Brenda Farnell tomorrow, October 9th, at the Author’s Corner at Illini Union Bookstore.

ire’ne lara silva

ire’ne lara silva lives in Austin, TX, and is the author of two chapbooks: ani’mal and INDíGENA. Her first collection of poetry, furia, was published by Mouthfeel Press in October 2010 and received an Honorable Mention for the 2011 International Latino Book Award in Poetry.

Shadow on a Tightrope’s 30th Anniversary Blog Carnival Celebration is today!

In 1983, Aunt Lute published Shadow on a Tightrope: Writings by Women on Fat Oppression, the first anthology to come out of the Fat Liberation Movement. 2013 marks the 30th anniversary of this groundbreaking book, and we want to celebrate it with you.

Join us today as fat activists come together and share their thoughts about Shadow on a Tightrope.

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