Indirectly though it also draws attention to one of the most enduring dichotomies in our business. Conservationism developed in the first half of the 20th century as a response to the degradation of the landscape that resulted from deforestation and agricultural settlement.
Twentyfive years is a long time in independent publishing, and for a feminist press it is quite an achievement although there are feminist publishers in other countries who have bettered our record.
Twenty-five years in feminist publishing means that the cultural curve is catching up and our books are more relevant than ever.
Violence against women at home or in a public space, abuse, rape, prostitution, pornography, honour killing, FGM and medical violence were not daily topics of conversation a couple of decades ago in the same way they are now.
Feminists were always ahead of the curve in analysing these issues and Spinifex Press has long had a substantial list of books in these areas.
On a global level, ecological destruction through factory farming, food production in the hands of big corporations, over-consumption, over-fishing and clear-felling of forests and the environmental effects of war are all having long-term detrimental effects.
Women in Australia and around the world often feel the effects of poverty first as they struggle to feed and raise children or care for family and friends. Indigenous women have felt the impact of sexual violence as they try to deal with intergenerational trauma.
When we first set up Spinifex Press we decided that we would publish controversial and innovative books with an optimistic edge. In spite of all the violence and inequality in the world we have maintained our optimism and published a host of imaginative books that create other ways of thinking about the future.
There is poetry that by reflecting on the past creates hope for the future, and fiction about history and tackling the coming climate change.
Our and books reflect the breadth and depth of our list with a diversity of voices. It includes a mix of fiction, poetry and non-fiction that is both personal and political. Each book sets out the challenges faced by farmers — and by all of us who eat what farmers produce — and some of the solutions we need to put in place to resist the industrialised food system.
In the last decade we have heard apologies to the Stolen Generation of Aboriginal children removed from families as well as the National Apology for Forced Adoption and yet adoption is being streamlined for the wealthy.
Stories of Survival in the Sex Trade edited by Caroline Norma and Melinda Tankard Reist brings together the voices of twenty survivors whose lives have been damaged by the sex industry. These are first-hand stories that document the harm but also show the resilience of the women who escaped the industry.
They need to be listened to in any discussion of prostitution. The End of Patriarchy: Radical Feminism for Men by Robert Jensen argues the case for radical feminism as a framework of critique, and how men might engage and support women against violence and misogyny.
A riveting tale that weighs up emotional anguish and compassion. A lovesong traverses a future in which climate change comes to all. In the desert, Amedea and Beenabe seek many answers as they cross forbidden borders and even begin to sing.
In we were among the first publishers in Australia to convert our books to digital formats. In this catalogue you can readily see just how many are available as eBooks.
Some of our books are in the process of being made into films. This catalogue is a celebration of our authors and everyone who has worked at Spinifex over its twenty-five-year history. Some friends have travelled the path with us the whole twenty-five years and we thank them for their support.
To our loyal readers: Colleagues in the inter national publishing industry have supported many of our activities, we thank you for your engagement with us. To those who have claimed we were dead or irrelevant, please look at our record in these pages.
We look forward to hearing from you in any form of communication: Please encourage your local bookseller to stock Spinifex books on their shelves. Tell your friends to read feminist books to prepare for the future.
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