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Month: May 2016

From Oblivion to Political Responsibility: An Anarchist Sister Reviews DEAR SISTER: Letters from Survivors of Sexual Violence

Posted on May 18th, 2016 in Reviews of AK Books

Sara Rahnoma-Galindo from the Institute for Anarchist Studies has written an amazing review of  Dear Sister: Letters from Survivors of Sexual Violence by Lisa Factora-Borchers. It appears in the new issue of Perspectives on Anarchist Theory, an issue devoted to the topic of Anarcha-Feminisms and that is jammed with essays, manifestoes, reviews, personal reflections, and more. You […]

Excerpt from LEFT OF THE LEFT: My Memories of Sam Dolgoff

Posted on May 17th, 2016 in AK Book Excerpts

We’ve sent one of our favorite recent manuscripts off to the printer! Anatole Dolgoff’s memoir of growing up at the center of the twentieth-century anarchist movement. The book centers of Anatole’s dad, Sam Dolgoff, and includes a cast of dozens well known, forgotten and never known. It was a real joy working with Anatole. His […]

AK Press @ Bay Area Book Festival (Berkeley, CA)

Posted on May 11th, 2016 in Events

Visit the AK Press booth at the Bay Area Book Festival, an outdoor public book festival in downtown Berkeley! You can find more information (including schedule) here: http://www.baybookfest.org/  

5/18–5/19: Octavia’s Brood @ Shoreline Community College (Shoreline, WA)

Posted on May 11th, 2016 in Events

Octavia’s Brood is an anthology of original science fiction from social justice movements written by organizers and activists. Each of the 20 stories reimagines the world we live in, putting forth compelling futures with new questions, new visions to explore. May 18 at 6:30pm in the theater, co-editors Walidah Imarisha and adrienne maree brown, along […]

5/24: Keywords for Radicals @ Interference Archive (Brooklyn, NY)

Posted on May 11th, 2016 in Events

With insights from dozens of scholars and troublemakers, Keywords for Radicals explores the words that shape our political landscape. Each entry highlights a term’s contested variations, traces its evolving usage, and speculates about what its historical mutations can tell us. More than a glossary, this is a crucial study of the power of language and the social […]

5/23: Keywords for Radicals NYC Launch @ Brooklyn Commons

Posted on May 11th, 2016 in Events

With insights from dozens of scholars and troublemakers, Keywords for Radicals explores the words that shape our political landscape. Each entry highlights a term’s contested variations, traces its evolving usage, and speculates about what its historical mutations can tell us. More than a glossary, this is a crucial study of the power of language and the social […]

5/20–5/22: AK Press @ Left Forum

Posted on May 11th, 2016 in Events

Visit the AK Press tables and also check out sessions with AK Press authors including the editors of Keywords for Radicals, contributors from Octavia’s Brood, and more! You can find more information and a complete schedule of sessions here: http://www.leftforum.org/

5/18: Captive Genders @ UC Riverside

Posted on May 11th, 2016 in Events

In celebration of the release of the second expanded edition of Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex, this panel will bring together Reina Gossett and CeCe McDonald to highlight the linkages between institutions, racialized force, and unfreedom. Further, we will collectively think about the uses and limits of the emergent field of “trans […]