Seven Stories Press

Works of Radical Imagination

Blog

Happenings at Seven Stories Press

Archive of Kate Bornstein

June 28

"Today could be the last day of your life. Whether or not you’re thinking of killing yourself, you could die at any moment. Still here? Excellent! That’s called staying alive." Here is a playful and empowering piece on perseverance, transgression, and shifting identities from Kate Bornstein's Hello, Cruel World: 101 Alternatives to Suicide for Teens, Freaks, and Other Outlaws. That book, along with many others from our Pride Month Collection, are on sale at 50% through June 30, 11:59PM EST. Have a look!

Continue Reading

March 15

Happy Birthday, Kate Bornstein! A celebrated pioneer and advocate for the LGBTQ community, Kate Bornstein is the author of My Gender Workbook: How to Become a Real Man, a Real Woman, the Real You, or Something Else EntirelyGender Outlaw: On Men, Women and The Rest of Us; and A Queer and Pleasant Danger: A Memoir. We've excerpted the introduction and first chapter of the inspiring Hello, Cruel World: 101 Alternatives to Suicide for Teens, Freaks, and Other Outlaws below. We hope you enjoy!

Continue Reading

January 17



* * * * * * * * * *
“The course of history does bend toward justice,
but it must be gripped hard by those who seek it.”
- Justin Sayre

In a few days, our great nation will officially put a man into office. We all know who that man is, and his name strikes great chords of fear and confusion within our democracy. But it is not his name we fear, it’s what he represents.

Continue Reading