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Sinister Wisdom 99: Pleasure

Sinister Wisdom 99: Pleasure begins the calendar year 2016, which marks Sinister Wisdom’s fortieth publishing anniversary. On July 4, 1976, Harriet Desmoines and Catherine Nicholson published the first issue of Sinister Wisdom, welcoming into the world a lesbian journal to celebrate the many sinister wisdoms of lesbians. Sinister Wisdom 99: Pleasure showcases new and returning writers to Sinister Wisdom. one of my pleasures is publishing our beloved lesbian-feminist writers, like Kitty Tsui and Cherry Muhanji, as well as newer writers like Denise Miller, Allison Berry, Sarah Neal, and many others. In this issue, you will find an array of incredible lesbian and queer writers. Curl up with these words from lesbian writers, with these sparks of lesbian imagination, for your own pleasure and discovery. When you are done reading, share it with a friend. I know every page in Sinister Wisdom 99 will bring you pleasure.

Behind the Issue: Sinister Wisdom 99 by Julie R. Enszer

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