Our most loved backlist titles redesigned from cover to cover, ready for a new generation of feminists to enjoy.
Ama Ata Aidoo
A love story in a world where the working lives of women have changed, but cultural assumptions have not.
"A tremendous achievement and a huge step in the remaking of the South African novel."
An international bestseller from one of Italy's foremost women writers.
Amethyst Editions is a modern, queer imprint curated for the Feminist Press by Michelle Tea.
An uninhibited exploration of growing up gay in 1980s Alabama.
A poet documents depression and grief in this autobiographical novel-in-verse.
To celebrate the second installment of the AMETHYST EDITIONS imprint, THE SUMMER OF DEAD BIRDS, snag this limited edition tote to show your love of Michelle Tea, FP, amethysts, and queer writers!
Ordinary Terrible Things
In these stories of common childhood crises, help may come from family, counselors, teachers, or dreams—but crucially, it's the children themselves who find their way to cope and grow.
Literature that concerns itself with all of humanity.
Great feminist books of the past fifty years don’t fade away–they become Contemporary Classics.
Femmes Fatales restores to print the best of women’s writing in the classic pulp genres of the mid-20th century. From mystery to hard-boiled noir to taboo lesbian romance, these rediscovered queens of pulp offer subversive perspectives on a turbulent era.
A novel of breathtaking suspense and a brilliant psychological portrait.
A Hitchcock-like thriller about a lost child and a mother depicted as mad.
Her husband takes her novels and signs them as his own; she takes his lover and becomes her mistress.
Three small-town girls move to the big city in this 1950s pulp.
Gypsy Rose Lee
A witty whodunit amongst the burlesque demimonde.
A jealous husband frames his wife for his own suicide so she'll never love again.
Olive Higgins Prouty
The captivating novel that inspired the Bette Davis 1943 cult classic film.
Olive Higgins Prouty
This 1923 epic tale of motherhood inspired the Oscar-nominated 1937 movie starring Barbara Stanwyck.
A neglected housewife finds the delights and degradations of forbidden love.
Two by two
Love. Death. Conflict. Civilization and its discontents. Do women and men tackle these enduring themes differently?
Willa Cather and Gustave Flaubert
"Old Mrs. Harris" and "A Simple Heart"
The Reuben-Rifkin Jewish Women Writers Series
A joint project with the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute. The world of modern Jewish writers; a tapestry of works from varied cultures.
Wise, wisecracking, occasionally heartbreaking stories of a Jewish childhood in Depression-era Michigan.
Edited by Rhea Tregebov
Stories by Yiddish women writers, from the shtetl to the Holocaust.
An Israeli girl's diaries addressed to Anne Frank chronicle romantic trysts with her female teacher.
A memoir of traditions lost and found, a flooded city and the healing power of food.
Haunting stories by a highly-acclaimed Israeli author.
Set in India, these tales are of Hindus and Muslims and . . . Jews? Oy vey!
A wealthy Israeli family becomes estranged as war and commerce increasingly define their lives.
Women Writing Africa
Great women writers from a continent rich in literary lore.
Edited by M.J. Daymond, Dorothy Driver, et al.
The Southern Region
Edited by Esi Sutherland Addy and Aminata Diaw
The West and the Sahel
Edited by Amandina Lihamba, Fulata L. Moyo, et al.
The Eastern Region