Books published by Feminist Press


Ain't I a Diva?

Feminist Press | June 11, 2019 | 392 pages
A pedagogical primer on integrating black feminist thought, critical race studies, and America's most beloved pop star.  More Info


Feminist Press | March 12, 2019 | 144 pages
A debut story collection of darkly humorous, feminist speculative fiction from the former Eastern Bloc.  More Info

Death Is Stupid

Feminist Press | April 12, 2016 | 64 pages
Poignant and unfeigned, "Death Is Stupid" cuts through platitudes and gives an honest voice to children's first brush with death.  More Info

Training School for Negro Girls

Feminist Press | October 9, 2018 | 248 pages
"Acker navigates her characters' lives with humor, heart, and grace. I loved these stories." --Lisa Ko This debut collection is a complicated love letter to Washington, DC, and to those who call it home: a TSA agent who's never flown, a girl braving new worlds to play piano, and a teacher caught up... More Info

The War Before

Feminist Press | June 18, 2019 | 264 pages
From the Black Panthers to political prisoners, one woman's politics paves the way for today's breakthroughs.  More Info

How Mamas Love Their Babies

Feminist Press | June 18, 2019 | 36 pages
Mamas work in different ways to take care of their babies, but everything they do is because of love.  More Info

And the Spirit Moved Them

Feminist Press | May 16, 2017 | 248 pages
This account of faith and solidarity excavates the forgotten radical activism that confronted race and gender in pre Civil War America."  More Info


Feminist Press | July 12, 2016 | 120 pages
Newly illustrated, these classic tales remind us that girls everywhere have been the heroes of their own stories for centuries.  More Info


Feminist Press | February 11, 2014 | 320 pages
"What an amazing story. . . . I applaud you for staying honest with yourself and listening to your feelings and what you needed to do to love and grieve and remember your son."—comment on Elizabeth Heineman's Salon article, "My Stillborn Child's Life after Death" In our mother-blaming culture,... More Info

Testo Junkie: Sex, Drugs, and Biopolitics in the Pharmacopornographic Era

Feminist Press | October 15, 2013 | 432 pages
The most visionary book on gender and sexuality today.  More Info

Kissing the Sword

Feminist Press | March 19, 2013 | 240 pages
An internationally acclaimed writer's harrowing tale of imprisonment in Iran, and her gripping story of getting out.  More Info

A Question of Choice

Feminist Press | January 15, 2013 | 352 pages
The incredible story of how a twenty-seven-year-old lawyer won Roe v. Wade, and what it means forty years later.  More Info

The Feminist Porn Book

Feminist Press | February 19, 2013 | 432 pages
The Feminist Porn Book celebrates the power of desire, turning the spotlight on an industry where feminism is thriving.  More Info

I Still Believe Anita Hill

Feminist Press | December 11, 2012 | 320 pages
The nation's most notable feminists, organizers, and scholars reflect on sexual harassment twenty years after the Clarence Thomas hearings.  More Info


Feminist Press | January 1, 1993 | 196 pages
Esi, a divorced professional woman in Ghana, falls in love with an attractive married man, but is uncertain she wants to make the changes necessary for a relationship  More Info

Spit and Passion

Feminist Press | October 23, 2012 | 128 pages
A twelve-year-old Cubanita finds refuge in punk music in this illustrated tour de force.  More Info