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-hour online fundraising event that unites the LGBTQ community to raise critically needed funds to support hundreds of nonprofits that serve and advocate for the LGBTQ community.
For this year's Give OUT Day, we want to hear from YOU!
What does your favorite Aunt Lute title mean to you? Over the last years you have tagged us in your photos, tweets, and blog posts with kind words about an Aunt Lute title that excited you. For this Give OUT Day, we invite you to send us your thoughts about an Aunt Lute book that has had an impact on your life, using this Google Form! You can also email your stories to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Quotes will be part of our social media campaign for this year’s Give OUT day.
What did it feel like the first time you read Borderlands/La Frontera by Gloria Anzaldúa, Cancer Journals by Audre Lorde, or perhaps the Filipino anthology Babaylan? Stay tuned for more updates about Give OUT Day, and to learn more about how your donations help many aspects of Aunt Lute Books. Donations can be made through 4/19, by visiting our page: https://www.giveoutday.org/c/GO/a/auntlute
¡Cuéntamelo! Sweeps Awards!
¡Cuéntamelo! Oral Histories by LGBT Latino Immigrants, Ed. Juliana Delgado Lopera is making waves! Have you bought your copy yet?
¡Cuéntamelo! is a Finalist for the Foreword Reviews 2017 INDIES Book of the Year Awards in LGBT Nonfiction, and a finalist for the Lambda Literary Awards, for the category of LGBTQ Anthology. This week, ¡Cuéntamelo! also won a Gold Independent Publisher Book Award in the LGBT Nonfiction category!
Congratulations, Juliana! We're so excited that these histories are receiving recognition and finding a home with readers. Winners for both the INDIES and Lamdba awards will be announced in June, so stay tuned.
Upcoming Author Events
Reading by ire'ne lara silva at the University of Oklahoma
If you're in the area, be sure to join Aunt Lute author ire'ne lara silva (flesh to bone, Imaniman) for a reading and Indigenous foods potluck on April 19, at the University of Oklahoma! Come and celebrate ire'ne's work in this space of Indigenous gathering.
Aunt Lute Books featured in Publisher's Weekly
On March 16, Aunt Lute Books, Feminist Press, and Seal Press were all featured in a Publisher's Weekly article about how feminist presses are producing critical narratives in the current political climate. Check out the article here!