08.13 2022

bull-jean & dey/dem back!

Look for Sharon Bridgforth's long-awaited addition to the bull-jean stories: bull-jean & dey/dem back, coming Fall 2022 from 53rd State Press! Pre-order now! (Can you tell we're excited? :-)
03.01 2021

does your mama know? is back in stock!

Thanks for your patience. does your mama know? is back in stock! Order now!
09.20 2020

RedBone Press has moved South

ICYMI... RedBone Press has moved to New Orleans. We are open for business and filling orders, as is our distributor Small Press Distribution in Berkeley, CA. We are not yet fully settled in our new home, so are not looking at new manuscripts, but ...
05.25 2019

RedBone Press on summer hiatus!

RedBone Press is on hiatus for the summer. Order books in the interim through Small Press Distribution at We will reopen for business Sept. 4, 2019. Happy summer!
04.18 2018

Check out RedBone Press at Split This Rock

Split This Rock, a national poetry festival in Washington, DC, is here, and RedBone Press will be at the Split This Rock Book Fair on Saturday, April 21, 2018. More info here.
04.13 2018

Kohnjehr Woman is a Lammy finalist!

Kohnjehr Woman by Ana-Maurine Lara is a Lambda Literary Award finalist for this year's Best Lesbian Poetry category! See here for more information. Congratulations to Ana-Maurine Lara!
08.11 2017

Tagg profile of RedBone Press at 20

Lee Perine of MakersLab DC profiled RedBone Press publisher Lisa C. Moore for Tagg magazine here.
08.10 2017

20th anniversary of does your mama know? in DC!

Makers Lab and ZAMI at Busboys and Poets present a 20th anniversary celebration of does your mama know? An Anthology of Black Lesbian Coming Out Stories. Join RedBone Press founder and editor Lisa C. Moore, in conversation with Michelé Prince, bl...
03.16 2017

Lisa C. Moore at College of Staten Island March 29!

Join the conversation about black lesbian and gay publishing at College of Staten Island with Lisa C. Moore of RedBone Press! Happening 7 p.m. March 29, 2017. Hosted by the Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program, with co-sponsors Bertha Har...
03.16 2017

Samiya Bashir's Field Theories!

Samiya Bashir has a new book out! Field Theories (Nightboat Books, March 1, 2017) is already getting rave reviews. Here's an excerpt from Publisher's Weekly: "In her third collection, Bashir (Gospel) displays an intriguingly multivalent approach ...
03.16 2017

Alexis De Veaux in New Orleans March 16, 2017!

Join Alexis De Veaux and Bernice McFadden for "Black Women Writers and the Reimagination of American Culture," a talk in the Amistad Research Center's Conversations in Color series. Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at Ashé Cultural Arts Cent...
01.31 2017

Alexis De Veaux at Western Washington University, Feb. 8, 2017

Join Alexis De Veaux, Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Erin Sharkey and Junauda Petrus for "Rise Up: An Activist Conversation" on Feb. 8, 2017 at Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA. See here for more information. Yabo will be available at the ev...
09.20 2016

Alexis De Veaux in Austin, TX Sept. 23-24!

Please join Alexis De Veaux for a reading at Resistencia Bookstore, Friday, Sept. 23, 2016 at 7 p.m. Hosted by allgo, the queer people of color organization of Texas. A big thank you to allgo and to Red Salmon Arts for making this reading of Yabo ...
09.14 2016

Alexis De Veaux at Brooklyn Book Festival Sept. 17-18!

Check out Alexis De Veaux at the Brooklyn Book Festival this weekend! At 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17, she's joined on a "Queer Conflicts" panel by James Downs, Sarah Schulman, Mecca Jamilah Sullivan and Timothy Stewart-Winter. (This is a Brook...
07.29 2016

Alexis De Veaux at OutWrite DC Aug. 6!

Join us on Aug. 6 for OutWrite DC! Alexis De Veaux, author of Yabo, is a panelist for three events, linked here; and RedBone Press is vending. OutWrite DC is free and open to the public!
06.24 2016

National Book Foundation's Pride Month List

In celebration of June, the month of Pride, the National Book Foundation has released it LGBTQ reading list for 2016. Included in this year's list is Yabo, by Alexis De Veaux. We couldn't be more proud!
06.04 2016

Lisa C. Moore named Lambda Literary's LGBT Publishing Pro of 2015

Read all about it here.
05.03 2016

Sharon Bridgforth is a Doris Duke Awardee!

Congratulations to RedBone Press author Sharon Bridgforth on receiving a 2016 Doris Duke Artist Award in Theatre! We're so proud and happy for her!
03.21 2016

Lisa C. Moore at June Jordan Symposium March 25, 2016

03.07 2016

Black into the Future: Alexis De Veaux in Minneapolis

Heads up, Minneapolis! The Loft Literary Center hosts "Black into the Future: An Evening with Alexis De Veaux" this Wed., March 9, 2016 at 7 p.m. Go here for more info. Books will be available at the event through Ancestry Books.