REading FP For Cultural Context

This #GivingTuesday, we’re showcasing how our titles are plugged into the urgent cultural conversations of our time—conversations about power, resistance, community, and belonging. Looking for nuanced, thoughtful writing that provides context for some of 2017’s biggest headlines? Dive into the Feminist Press catalog!

 
 

#MeToo

Furious about the flood of sexual assault allegations lodged against powerful men that have prompted millions of people to share their experiences of sexual harassment and violence using #MeToo?

Read up on the longer history of how our culture has dealt with—and failed to deal with—sexual harassment in the 2012 collection I Still Believe Anita Hill.

 

Lena Dunham as Valerie Solanas

Intrigued by Lena Dunham’s role as gun-wielding misandrist Valerie Solanas on American Horror Story: Cults?

Learn the real story of the woman whose name has become synonymous with feminine rage in Valerie Solanas: The Defiant Life of the Woman Who Wrote SCUM (and Shot Andy Warhol).

 

DACA

Confused about the recent rescinding of DACA and the legal, cultural, and emotional status of young immigrants in the United States?

Preorder the forthcoming collection Go Home! and immerse yourself in meditations on home, identity, and “foreignness” penned by Asian writers from across the diaspora.

 

Centering the Voices of Women & Nonbinary People of Color

Concerned that the current federal agenda is continuing to fuel the cultural dominance of powerful white male voices?

Help diversify the publishing landscape by promoting our Louise Meriwether First Book Prize, which fosters compelling new writing by women and nonbinary writers of color. The first winner of this prize, YZ Chin's Though I Get Home is forthcoming April 2018.

 

These books and programs came into existence through the support of readers like you. Your #GivingTuesday donation helps fund the feminist voices leading the calls for social justice in our current moment.