News and Notes

September 23, 2020

Olivia on the Record 

A Radical Experiment in Women’s Music

By Ginny Z Berson

[San Francisco, CA] — Aunt Lute Books is pleased to announce our latest title, Olivia on the Record: A Radical Experiment in Women’s Music by Ginny Z Berson, will be released...

July 10, 2020

We are excited to announce that we were recently awarded three grants that will enable us to take on new projects for our community. These grants fortify our fundraising efforts and strengthen our ability to give back to our audience. Please consider...

July 7, 2020

Last month we did not reach our goal... so we've extended the deadline!

First off, we want to say thank you to all the people who have donated to our fundraiser so far. We greatly appreciate your support in keeping Aunt Lute alive for the future!


June 30, 2020

We have not reached even half our goal and there's less than a week left in our fundraiser! Please, if you are able to, donate now. 

On May first we sent out a newsletter announcing our fundraiser. The goal: to raise $10,000 by July 1st. This dir...

June 17, 2020

Graffiti named 2019 Foreword INDIES Anthology of the Year Silver Awards Winner

[San Francisco, CA, Aunt Lute] — We at Aunt Lute are pleased to announce that “Graffiti,” edited by Pallavi Dhawan, Devi S. Laskar, & Tamika Thompson has been named a winne...

June 17, 2020

In a time of large scale protests and pushes for racial justice, we wanted to take a moment and recognize the powerful works of literature we have published by Black women. 

As our focus is to support the voices of women, people of color, and mar...

June 3, 2020

Black lives matter. Black pain matters. Black joy matters. Black safety matters. Today, there is no more important message that can be said. 

We at Aunt Lute are grieving the tremendous loss of life, freedom, and happiness at the hands of police bruta...

May 11, 2020

Small Press Distribution (SPD) is Aunt Lute's book distributor. SPD is based out of Berkeley, CA and has been running since 1969. 

Brent Cunningham, Executive Director of Small Press Distribution, has been with SPD since 1999. He has held diffe...

April 30, 2020

In difficult times, reading offers a salve and an anchor to our shared humanity. Aunt Lute has always held this belief close. And now, in the midst of a global pandemic, our commitment to serving our community by publishing the writings of marginaliz...

April 29, 2020

[San Francisco, CA, Aunt Lute]—We are pleased to announce that “Graffiti,” edited by Pallavi Dhawan, Devi S. Laskar, & Tamika Thompson, has been recognized as a finalist in the 22nd annual Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards.

The editors of Graffi...

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