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Palo Alto Professor and Gay Activist Judy Grahn Wins 2013 American Book Award
Date:9/17/2013

Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2013

Congratulations are in order for Sofia University Professor Judy Grahn, who has been selected to receive the 2013 American Book Award for her memoir, A Simple Revolution: The Making of An Activist Poet. This is the second award granted to Grahn, who also picked up an IPPY earlier this year.

The American Book Awards was founded by The Before Columbus Foundation in 1980 to recognize culturally and ethnically diverse literature that is not acknowledged by other major awards. Each year, The American Book Awards honors work that further expands the idea of what American literature is. Grahn will be honored during the American Book Awards ceremony on November 23, 2013 at the Miami Book Fair International.

In telling her life story, Grahn reflects on the profound cultural shifts brought about by the women’s and gay rights movements of the 1960s and 1970s. The “simple” revolution she recounts involved not just the formation of new institutions (the Women’s Press Collective, Oakland Feminist Women’s Health Center, A Woman’s Place Bookstore), but the creation of whole new ways of living, including collective feminist households that cut through the political and social isolation of women.

“A Simple Revolution is a courageous and eloquent testimonial of a complex and trailblazing life. Judy Grahn is one of a kind – fiery and humble, endearing and inspirational, insistent on a more just world for us all. She’s an honor to know, a pleasure to read and I am grateful for her presence amongst us,” said Sofia University Professor Dr. Neal King.

Judy currently serves as co-director and executive core faculty of the M.A. in Women's Spirituality program at Sofia University. She is internationally known as a poet, woman-centered cultural theorist, early gay activist, co-founder of lesbian-feminism, and early contributor to women's spirituality literature.

For more information about Judy Grahn please visit: http://www.sofia.edu/content/judy-grahn

About Sofia University
Founded in 1975, Sofia University (formerly the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology) is a private, non-sectarian university accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. For over 35 years, within the context of scholarship and research, the school has offered transformative education for the whole person, probing the mind, body, spirit connection. As Sofia University, the school is broadening its mission, reaching into multiple disciplines and adding undergraduate study. For more information, visit http://www.sofia.edu.

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