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Sinister Wisdom #119

Sinister Wisdom #119

5.25"x8.5", 248p, perfect-bound


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From website of the publisher of this multicultural lesbian lit & arts journal:


What are Jewish lesbians thinking about? Writing about? Making art about now, here in the first two decades of the 21st Century? Do we see ourselves as Jewish dykes? Jewish lesbians? Genderqueer Jews? How are we thinking about our Jewish lesbian communities and families, natal or invented? How have our relationships to the states of Israel and Palestine changed over time? Can we reconcile the contradictions between our faiths and our politics? Our gender and racial identities? How do we envision our futures and reimagine our pasts, especially in these fractious and dangerous times? One thing is certain. Our commitments to making trouble and speaking up are strong.


This issue of Sinister Wisdom: To Be a Jewish Dyke in the 21st Century, which takes its title from that life-giving stanza in Muriel Rukeyser’s epic poem “letter to the Front”, is a gathering of answers, challenges, and opinions directed at these and other questions.


Featuring work by

Yael Mishali

JEB (Joan E. Biren)

Terry Baum

Joan Larkin

Susan Sherman

Clare Kinberg

Irena Klepfisz

Nancy K Bereano

Penny Rosenwasser

Bonnie Morris

Jyl Lynn Felman

Marla Brettschneider

And more!