News and Notes

December 13, 2019

We've had a busy and exciting year. We appreciate your support in our mission to elevate and empower marginalized voices. We look forward to bringing more important literature into the world in 2020.

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November 15, 2019

Aunt Lute @ the NWSA 2019 Conference

The 2019 National Women’s Studies Association Annual Conference at the Hilton in Union Square, San Francisco is taking place from November 14-17. Come find us at Booth #3217 in the Yosemite Room, and check out thes...

October 3, 2019

Introducing Graffiti

Aunt Lute Books is happy to announce that our newest title, Graffiti, will be released October 15!

Edited by Pallavi Dhawan, Devi S. Laskar, and Tamika Thompson, Graffiti is the inaugural anthology from POC United. Through poetry,...

September 5, 2019

Aunt Lute Director Joan Pinkvoss to receive 2019 Artistic Legacy Grant

September 12 @ 5pm: SFAC Annual Grants Convening. Herbst Theater, 401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA

The San Francisco Arts Commission will honor Aunt Lute director Joan Pinkvoss,...

August 8, 2019

Author Events

Judy Grahn

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June 27, 2019

The Unburied: An Indigenous Poetics of Memory and Movement

With Kim Shuck and ire'ne lara silva

Thank you to everyone who came out to Alley Cat Books on 6/20 to join us for “The Unburied: A Poetics of Indigenous Memory and Movement”, with San Francisco...

April 12, 2018

The most wonderful time of the year - Give OUT Day! 

It's time to come through for all your favorite hard-working LGBTQ non-profit organizations! Give OUT Day, the national day of giving for the LGBTQ community, is on 4.19.18. Give OUT Day is a 24-hou...

February 7, 2018

Upcoming author events 

Piyali Bhattacharya

​​Piyali Bhattacharya will be speaking at three upcoming events for Good Girls Marry Doctors: South Asian American Daughters on Obedience and Rebellion, the first anthology to examine the multiple facets of d...

March 18, 2015

In New York City or Austin, TX for the month of March? Check out the following events featuring Aunt Lute authors ire’ne lara silva and Nancy Agabian.

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Friday March 20, 2015 @ 7 pm
The Twig Bookshop

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December 30, 2014

Nancy Agabian, author of Me As Her Again, regularly facilitates months-long writing workshops in Queens, NY. She recently led an online workshop entitled “Jump Start Your Writing” to help participants re-invigorate their writing process. After a year...

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