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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.

“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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