Tag Archives: children’s literature

Rad Women Read Rad American Women A-Z: Christy Chan reads “J Is for Jovita Idar”

Another week, another rad woman at City Lights–this time, we have filmmaker Christy Chan at the offices to talk about Jovita Idar and her struggle for equality and rights for workers and immigrants. Here, Christy speaks on staying true to yourself regardless … Continue reading

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Rad Women Read Rad American Women A-Z : Helen Tseng Reads “T Is for Temple Grandin”

Graphic designer Helen Tseng is today’s guest for the Rad American Women A-Z Video Series and she is truly rad: check out her delightful illustrations here and tune in to the Astral Projection Radio Hour she co-hosts on BFF.fm for … Continue reading

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Rad Women Read Rad American Women A-Z: Achy Obejas reads “I Is for Isadora Duncan”

This week in our rad women reading Rad American Women A-Z series, writer and translator Achy Obejas reads “I is for Isadora Duncan.” Achy explains how the experimental dancer has haunted her since she was a child and why she considers … Continue reading

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Rad Women Read Rad American Women A-Z: Radical Monarchs Read “X Is for the Women Whose Names We Don’t Know”

If you don’t usually watch the Rad American Women videos, you should take the time to watch this one. We had the honor of welcoming two of the Radical Monarchs, a club for young women of color, to the City … Continue reading

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Rad Women Read Rad American Women A-Z: Anisse Gross Reads “P Is for Patti Smith”

This week on the “Rad Women read Rad American Women A-Z” video series: we filmed Anisse Gross reading an entry about one of her longtime idols, Patti Smith. Anisse speaks about what kept her pursuing her dream of becoming a writer despite criticism … Continue reading

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Miriam Klein Stahl, Bay Area Artist and Illustrator of Rad American Women

Miriam Klein Stahl was a natural fit as the illustrator for our first kids book, released this month, Rad American Women A-Z: Rebels, Trailblazers, and Visionaries Who Shaped Our History . . . and Our Future! (City Lights/Sister Spit, 2015). All of … Continue reading

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