Aunt Lute family, Forty years...who would have believed it? It certainly wasn't on our mind when Barb Wieser and I started Aunt Lute out of a garage so many years ago—an endeavor to make known the LGBQT and women of color writers who were barely able to be published at the time. All those years of amazing women and LGBQT staff who have worked for low wages because they believe the work important; all the support from donors who donated because they also believe the work impor
Aunt Lute family, When I first came to work at Aunt Lute over 25 years ago, I felt honored to join the press that brought us Borderlands and The Cancer Journals. As a veteran of the canon wars, fresh from fighting over who should be on the required reading list for American literature courses, it had never occurred to me to notice that the books we were fighting over were the ones that had already survived an earlier round of gatekeeping, the ones that had been published. Aun
To Our Aunt Lute Community, Aunt Lute Books stands in solidarity with the protestors in Iran who are taking a stand against the violent government crackdowns and in response to the murder of Jina Amini by the Morality Police. We stand in solidarity with our Iranian writer community and the greater local Iranian community in the Bay Area. As an intersectional, feminist press, our place in global conversations on oppression is in support of those fighting for their rights, to f
With less than 20 days left on our fundraiser, and only $230 raised, we're hoping our latest update can entice more of you to donate.
We’re giving away two sets of books! We will be randomly selecting two people who donate to our 40th fundraiser on Mighty Cause to win a set of 5 Aunt Lute Books! Each of the sets will include one copy of Gloria Anzaldúa’s Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza, Ginny Z Berson’s Olivia on the Record, Julián Delgado Lopera’s ¡Cuéntamelo!, Le