Charlotte, NC: Sinister Wisdom, 1976. First Edition. Paperback. Good +. Item #65000
44 issues. Beginning with July 1976 (Issue 1), ending with Spring 1992 (Issue 46); missing issues 29 and 30. Issues 22/23 and 43/44 are double issues. Contributors include Audre Lorde, Adrienne Rich, Mary Daly, Minnie Bruce Pratt, Judith McDaniel, Irena Klepfisz, Judith Katz, Anita Cornwell, Elana Dykewomon, and many more participants in the 1970s - 1990s lesbian feminist movement. Early issues are stapled paperbacks. Early issues have significant foxing and/or soiling to covers and interior; these issues can be classified as Fair to Good+ condition. All bindings are sound. Volume 1 Issue 2 has a patch torn from the rear cover. The remaining volumes are in Very Good+ to Very Good- condition with scattered foxing to text blocks, mild to moderate wear to extremities. Sinister Wisdom is an American lesbian literary, theory, and art journal published quarterly in Berkeley, California. Started in 1976 by Catherine Nicholson and Harriet Ellenberger in Charlotte, North Carolina, it is the longest operating lesbian journal to date.