Sinister Wisdom is a non-profit organization that is run and staffed entirely by volunteers. Do you want to join us and make a valuable contribution to nurturing and sustaining Sinister Wisdom as a vibrant multicultural journal of lesbian literature and art? Here are some projects at Sinister Wisdom looking for talented volunteers.


Interested in working closely with the Sinister Wisdom co-editor to build the infrastructure of the journal? We are looking for 3-10 interns each semester to work in our Florida offices or remotely on building a Sinister Wisdom database, spiffing up our website, and other tasks. Join us for a semester of fun! Email Julie R. Enszer with your resume for consideration.

Guest Editors

Interested in editing a special, thematic issue of Sinister Wisdom? Guest editors solicit, assemble, select, edit, and proof-read an issue of Sinister Wisdom. Guest editors may work on a full issue of Sinister Wisdom (120 pages) or a special dossier (20-75 pages). Email the editor with ideas and proposals for guest editing an issue.

View the Sinister Wisdom Editorial Guide.

Graphic Designers

Do you have a keen visual sense? Interested in graphic design for print and the web? Sinister Wisdom would love to work with talented graphic designers on forthcoming issues and the further development of our website. Email the editor for more information.

Distribute Sinister Wisdom

Help Sinister Wisdom reach more readers. Distribute Sinister Wisdom on consignment to local bookstores and at local lesbian events. Email the editor for more information.

Event Organizers

Organize a local event to celebrate new issues of Sinister Wisdom in your community. Promote the journal to new audiences and new subscribers. Email the editor to get started today.

Other Ways to Volunteer

Do you have unique skills and talents to help Sinister Wisdom? Email the editor to offer your services today.

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Gloria Anzaldúa

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Audre Lorde

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