A Press of Our Own Kitchen Table: Women of Color Press

  title={A Press of Our Own Kitchen Table: Women of Color Press},
  author={Barbara Smith},
  journal={Frontiers-a Journal of Women Studies},
  • Barbara Smith
  • Published 1989
  • History, Art
  • Frontiers-a Journal of Women Studies
If any one had asked in 1980 whether books by women of color could sell or whether a press that published only work by and about women of color could survive, the logical answer would have been "no," especially if the person who answered the question was part of the commercial publishing establishment. Even less than a decade ago, writing by American Indian, African American, Latina, and Asian American women was barely noticed by literary and academic establishments, let alone by the general… 

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