Posts Tagged ‘A Simple Revolution’

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.

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 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!

Another exciting award nomination for A Simple Revolution and special recognition from Sophia University

April 16, 2013 • Judy Grahn’s memoir, A Simple Revolution: The Making of an Activist Poet, has been announced as a finalist for the 32nd Annual Northern California Book Awards, and Judy receives a special honor from Sophia University.

A Simple Revolution nominated for Best Lesbian Memoir/Biography by the Lambda Literary Foundation—come celebrate with us this Thursday!

March 12, 2013 • Judy Grahn’s memoir, A Simple Revolution: The Making of an Activist Poet, has been announced as a finalist for the 25th annual Lambda Literary Awards. Join us this Thursday at Modern Times Bookstore for the book’s launch party and reception!

CIIS honors Judy Grahn

March 5, 2013 • The California Institute of Integral Studies is honoring Judy Grahn throughout the semester, calling her “an important voice in American culture for more than forty years.”

Judy Grahn’s A Simple Revolution reviewed by Lambda Literary

February 15, 2013 • Aunt Lute Books is delighted to report that Judy Grahn’s memoir, A Simple Revolution: The Making of an Activist Poet, has recently been reviewed by Lambda Literary Review. Julie R. Enszer writes “A Simple Revolution is a memoir to read and cherish” that “documents the life of a woman ‘faithfully serving that demon-lover: activist art.’”

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 (the Women’s Press Collective, Oakland Feminist Women’s Health Center, A Woman’s Place Bookstore), but the creation of whole new ways of living, including collective feminist households that cut through the political and social isolation of women.

A Simple Revolution Book Launch Party at Modern Times Bookstore, March 14th

To celebrate the official launch of A Simple Revolution, we invite you to join us for a night of community, refreshments, and a live reading by Judy.

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