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Back Issues




Issues 1-57 are available in the Sinister Wisdom archive as free, downloadable PDFs.

Issues 1-31 are out of print. Often they are available on used book sites; Occasionally Sinister Wisdom has used copies available for sale
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Visit this page to view and download PDF versions of Sinister Wisdom's earliest issues.

Sinister Wisdom 31, edited by Melanie Kay/Kantrowitz (Winter 1987)
Sinister Wisdom 29/30: Tribe of Dina edited by Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz & Irene Klepfisz (1986)
Sinister Wisdom 28, edited by Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz (Winter 1985)
Sinister Wisdom 27, edited by Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz (Fall 2984)
Sinister Wisdom 26: To Go To Berbir - A Journey and a War by Jill Drew, edited by Michaele Uccella and Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz (Summer 1984)
Sinister Wisdom 25, edited by Michaele Uccella and Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz (Winter 1984)
Sinister Wisdom 24, last issue edited by Michelle Cliff and Adrienne Rich (Summer 1983)
Sinister Wisdom 22/23: Gathering of Spirit edited by Beth Brant (Degonwadonti) (Winter 1983)
Sinister Wisdom 21, edited by Michelle Cliff and Adrienne Rich (Fall 1982)
Sinister Wisdom 20, edited by Michelle Cliff and Adrienne Rich (Summer 1982)
Sinister Wisdom 19, edited by Michelle Cliff and Adrienne Rich (Spring 1982)
Sinister Wisdom 18, edited by Michelle Cliff and Adrienne Rich (Fall 1981)
Sinister Wisdom 17, first issue edited by Michelle Cliff and Adrienne Rich (Spring 1981)
Sinister Wisdom 16, edited by C. Colette, Harriet Desmoines, and Catherine Nicholson (Winter 1981)
Sinister Wisdom 15: Violence, edited by Julia Penelope & Sarah Lucia Hoagland (Fall 1980)
Sinister Wisdom 14, edited by C. Colette, Harriet Desmoines, and Catherine Nicholson (Summer 1980)
Sinister Wisdom 13: Lesbian Writing and Publishing 2, edited by Beth Hodges (Spring 1980)
Sinister Wisdom 12, edited by C. Colette, Harriet Desmoines, Catherine Nicholson, and Carolyn Shafer (Winter 1980)
Sinister Wisdom 11: Inside the Archives, edited by C. Colette, Harriet Desmoines, Catherine Nicholson, and Carolyn Shafer (Fall 1979)
Sinister Wisdom 10: On Being Old and Age, edited by Susan Leigh Star (Summer 1979)
Sinister Wisdom 9, edited by Harriet Desmoines and Catherine Nicholson (Spring 1979)
Sinister Wisdom 8, edited by Harriet Desmoines and Catherine Nicholson (Winter 1979)
Sinister Wisdom 7, edited by Harriet Desmoines and Catherine Nicholson (Fall 1978)
Sinister Wisdom 6: Secrets. Taboos, edited by Harriet Desmoines and Catherine Nicholson (Summer 1978)
Sinister Wisdom 5, edited by Harriet Desmoines and Catherine Nicholson (Winter 1978)
Sinister Wisdom 4, edited by Harriet Desmoines and Catherine Nicholson (Fall 1977)
Sinister Wisdom 3, edited by Harriet Desmoines and Catherine Nicholson (Spring 1977)
Sinister Wisdom 2: Lesbian Writing and Publishing, edited by Beth Hodges (Fall 1976)
Sinister Wisdom 1: First Issue, edited by Harriet Desmoines and Catherine Nicholson (July 1976)

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