November 27, 2013 • flesh to bone by ire’ne lara silva was recently reviewed by Olga García Echeverría on La Bloga. She describes how the book delves “…into the shadows of loss and grief, into hiding places, into straight and queer love, into mother-daughter/sister-brother/daughter-father relationships, into folklore, into deserts and death, into an ocean as omnipotent healer.”
November 20, 2013 • LeAnne Howe will be featured in a live on-air interview with Native America Calling to discuss the release of her newest book, Choctalking on Other Realities. Also, be sure to visit LeAnne’s weblog, “On the Prairie Diamond,” to read her latest posts.
November 14, 2013 • Last Friday’s 30th Anniversary Blog Carnival event celebrating Shadow on a Tightrope: Writings by Women on Fat Oppression was a great success! Fat activists came together and shared their thoughts about and experiences with Shadow on a Tightrope, reflecting on how far fat activism has come and how much work still needs to be done.
November 12, 2013 • We are pleased to announce that Judy Grahn’s A Simple Revolution, one of Aunt Lute’s most recent releases, has received a glowing review by Mary Meriam in The Gay & Lesbian Review. In her review, Meriam praises Grahn’s award-winning memoir for capturing the women’s and gay liberation movements of the 1970’s so fully and expressively “in her characteristic blend of humility and confidence.”
November 7, 2013 • Aunt Lute is thrilled to be a part of this year’s National Women’s Studies Association Conference. Celebrating its 34th anniversary, the conference’s theme is Negotiating Points of Encounter. Please be sure to stop by our booth for a chat and to pick up a copy of your favorite Aunt Lute book!
El Mundo Zurdo 3 is the newest collection of diverse essays and poetry inspired by the life of Gloria Anzaldúa.
November 1, 2013 • The American Indian Film Festival begins in San Francisco on November 1. Since its inception in 1975, the American Indian Film Institute has worked to empower American Indian filmmakers in their quest to bring their stories to the American Indian community, as well as mainstream and international audiences.
The 30th Anniversary Blog Carnival event celebrating Shadow on a Tightrope: Writings by Women on Fat Oppression was a thought-provoking success! Fat activists came together and shared their thoughts about and experiences with Shadow on a Tightrope.