News and Notes 12/12/2019

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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Graffiti Available Now

The newest Aunt Lute title, Graffiti, is available for purchase! Edited by Pallavi DhawanDevi S Laskar, and Tamika Thompson, Graffiti is a mixed-genre anthology that asks, What happens when whiteness is decentralized for writers of color? With its array of exciting contributors, from Kirin Khan to Tongo Eisen-Martin, "Graffiti gives us just a taste of what writers of color do, unbound." —Elmaz Abinader

Use code GRAFFITI at checkout for 20% off.


Read More:
Your Spot on the Wall: An Introduction to “Graffiti” By Elmaz Abinader, Los Angeles Review of Books 

Demystifying the Writer’s Fear of Failure: Sarah Labrie on Why Writing is Supposed to Be Difficult, Literary Hub

Kissed a Girl By Vickie Vertiz, Longreads

My Life is a Tapestry By Ramy El-Etreby, Full Stop

Sister By Kanika Punwani, Another Chicago Magazine

Interested in writing a review about this new release? Email




Aunt Lute @ the NWSA 2019 Conference



Last month, we participated in the National Women's Studies Association's 2019 Annual Conference: Protest, Justice, and Transnational Organizing in San Francisco. We enjoyed seeing so many who are at the forefront of this field.

If you missed us, be sure to follow us on social media to discover more events you can find Aunt Lute at.



Aunt Lute @ SFMoMA 


We also participated in the SFMoMA Small Press Book Bazaar! Couldn't make it? That's alright, you can still find Aunt Lute titles online. Get the perfect gift this holiday season: a good book.








Author Events


ire'ne lara silva (flesh to bone, imaniman)


  • December 12 @ 7 pm: Reading with Natalia Trevino and ire’ne lara silva, Bookwoman, Austin, TX











Judy Grahn (A Simple Revolution, The Judy Grahn Reader)



  • November 10 @ 4 pm: Word BK hosts Basement Readers Theater Group Reading of LeAnne Howe’s “Savage Conversations,” 126 Franklin St, Brooklyn, NY 11222





Author Updates


Juliana Delgado Lopera (Cuéntamelo)









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