Our most loved backlist titles redesigned from cover to cover, ready for a new generation of feminists to enjoy.
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.
Complaints, Confessions & Criticisms
A dreamlike, dystopian meditation on sobriety, adulthood, and the obligations of storytelling.
Juliana Delgado Lopera
This multilingual novel follows a Colombian teenager’s coming-of-age and coming out.
A novel of sex-positive awakening and burgeoning political resistance, set in Occupy-era New York City.
Edited by Amos Mac and Rocco Kayiatos
The Best of Ten Years of Trans Male Culture
An uninhibited exploration of growing up gay in 1980s Alabama.
A poet documents depression and grief in this autobiographical novel-in-verse.
Magick spells and inverted fairy tales combat queer scapegoating, domestic violence, and high-interest student loans.
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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 woman who kept men spellbound—even after her death.
A jealous husband frames his wife for his own suicide so she'll never love again.
Gypsy Rose Lee
A hard-boiled murder by America’s most famous burlesque entertainer.
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.
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.
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.
Jennifer Rosner’s revelatory memoir explores family, silence, and what it means to be heard.
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.
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"
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