Events

21 September 2021 at 7PM

Sinister Wisdom Book Club reads Honey Mine by Camille Roy. The Sinister Wisdom Book Club will be discussing Camille Roy’s Honey Mine on Zoom. Honey Mine is described a “visceral, thrilling collection of stories … explores what it takes to survive as a young sex and gender outlaw in the heart of America.”

Password: HONEYMINE

19 October 2021 at 7PM

Launch for Sinister Wisdom 122 with Stephanie Andrea Allen, Lauren Cherelle, Krystal A. Smith, LaToya Hankins, Arisa White, Nicole Shawan Junior, Sheree L. Greer, and Jewelle Gomez. Join us as we celebrate the launch of Sinister Wisdom 122: Writing Communities with Stephanie Andrea Allen and Lauren Cherelle—and a selection of amazing contributors from the fall issue. Be sure to pencil this in your calendar; it’s an event you won’t want to miss! Keep an eye out for our upcoming cover reveal!

Password: SW122

09 November 2021 at 7PM

Sinister Wisdom Book Club reads God’s Will and Other Lies by Penny Mickelbury. In this stunning departure from her mystery writing, Penny Mickelbury's collection of stories God's Will and Other Lies, attends to the lives of Black women, mostly aging and elderly, all determined to face life with strength and grace.

Password: OTHERLIES

16 November 2021 at 7PM

Conversation with Clare Coss, Elizabeth Lorde-Rollins, and Cheryl Clarke about the life of Frances Clayton, a woman who disguised herself as a man to fight for the Union Army in the American Civil War.

Password: FRANCES

18 January 2022 at 7PM

Launch of Sinister Wisdom 123. *TBA*

Password: SW123

25 January 2022 at 7PM

Sinister Wisdom Book Club featuring Zoe Whittall, a Canadian poet, novelist and TV writer. She works as a TV writer and previously worked as an arts reporter and in small press publishing.

Password: ZOEW

29 March 2022 at 7PM

Sinister Wisdom Book Club reads Sarahland by Sam Cohen. "Queer, dirty, insightful, and so funny" (Andrea Lawlor), this coyly revolutionary debut story collection imagines new origins and futures for its cast of unforgettable protagonists—almost all of whom are named Sarah. NOW IN PAPERBACK!

Password: SARAHLAND

12 April 2022 at 7PM

Launch of Sinister Wisdom 124. *TBA*

Password: SW124

03 May 2022 at 7 PM

Celebrating the Southern Lesbian Feminist Activist Herstory Project. This digital collection comprises forty-four digital audio interviews documenting the oral history of lesbian feminist activism in the South focused on the period 1968-1994.

Password: HERSTORY

16 May 2022 at 7PM

75th Birthday Tribute to Cheryl Clarke, a lesbian poet, essayist, educator, feminist community activist, and co-owner of a used and rare bookstore in Hobart, New York called Bleinheim Hill Books.

Password: HAPPY75

24 May 2022 at 7PM

Sinister Wisdom Book Club reads... *TBA*
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05 July 2022 at 7PM

Launch of Sinister Wisdom 125. *TBA*

Password: SW125

"Empowerment comes from ideas."

Gloria Anzaldúa

“And the metaphorical lenses we choose are crucial, having the power to magnify, create better focus, and correct our vision.”
― Charlene Carruthers

"Your silence will not protect you."

Audre Lorde

“It’s revolutionary to connect with love”
— Tourmaline

"Gender is the poetry each of us makes out of the language we are taught."

― Leslie Feinberg

“The problem with the use of language of Revolution without praxis is that it promises to change everything while keeping everything the same. “
— Leila Raven