Silver Press Picks

To celebrate the publication of Audre Lorde’s Your Silence Will Not Protect You, here are some books by other essayists, poets, feminists and warriors that the Silver Press team have been reading – or looking forward to.

Living a Feminist Life

Sara Ahmed

From the publisher:

Showing how feminist theory is generated from everyday life and the ordinary experiences of being a feminist, Sara Ahmed highlights the ties between feminist theory and ...


Christina Hesselholdt

From the publisher:

In her first book to be translated into English, Christina Hesselholdt explores everyday life, the weight of the past and the difficulty of intimacy in a uniquely playful and ...

We That are Young

Preti Taneja

From the publisher:

“Utterly engrossing, very smart, very moving. We that are young is subtle, ambitious and highly original.” (Andrew Motion)


Jackie Kay

From the publisher:

Bantam, the latest poetry collection from Jackie Kay, the Scottish Makar, is a collection about the fighting spirit, at a time when we need that spirit more than ever.

small white monkeys

Sophie Collins

From the publisher:

small white monkeys is a fragmented essay, including poems and images, on self-expression, self-help and shame. Beginning with the image of the small white monkeys, the text ...