Olivia on the Record wins a Foreword INDIES Silver Award
San Francisco, CA — We are pleased to announce Olivia on the Record has been named a winner in the 22nd annual Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards. For this year’s competition, over 2,100 entries were submitted in 55 categories. The INDIES recognize the best books published in 2020 from small, indie, and university presses, as well as self-published authors. You can view all of the winners here. “Covid-19 changed the world and the INDIES were no exception... We are happy
Writer Spotlight: Alba Delia Hernández
We first met Alba at our Prepping to Publish workshop with Sonora Jha a few months ago as part of our Building a POC Literary Community collaboration with POC United. We had the honor of featuring her in a Reading: Isolation a few weeks ago. Now, we're excited to spotlight her work here on our website: presenting PUERTO RICAN QUEEN by Alba Delia Hernández. The way I remember it—is that there were music notes beside his body. Like a quarter beat, half a beat and a long silence
PRIDE: A Recommended Reading List
This June, we are celebrating Pride. As an organization founded by radical lesbian writers and philanthropists, we delight in the celebration of queer identities and experiences. We also see the ways in which large corporations are capitalizing on Pride merchandise. We feel the harm in monetizing what was a deeply political and controversial movement into another t-shirt. We are not a large corporation. We are majority queer-run. And we have incredible books we want to share
News & Notes. June 2021: Radical Presses Panel, Book Reviews, Author Updates and More!
Catch Aunt Lute at Dominican University’s Virtual Panel: Three Radical Presses Discuss Visions for Change Join our Executive Director Joan Pinkvoss and Marketing & Programming Director Emma Rosenbaum in conversation with editors from Sixteen Rivers Press and Black Freighter Press. They will be discussing literary production and envisioning change. When: this Friday, June 11th, 3-5 pm PT Register here! Nancy Agabian Named 2021 Recipient of the Jeanne Córdova Prize for Lesbian/