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Publisher Profile / Seal Press


Mission and genres: “Seal Press publishes books with the goal of informing women’s lives. Our authors are radical and original thinkers, professionals with a distinct point of view, gutsy explorers, truth-tellers, and writers who engender laughter, tears, inspiration, and transformation.”

Publisher: Krista Lyons

Year Founded: 1976


No Touch Monkey! And Other Travel Lessons Learned Too Late by Ayun Halliday

Beyond Good Intentions: A Journey into the Realities of International Aid by Tori Hogan

A Little F’d Up: Why Feminism Is Not a Dirty Word by Julie Zeilinger

Pretty Neat: The Buttoned-Up Way to Get Organized and Let Go of Perfection by Alicia Rockmore & Sarah Welch

A Thousand Sisters: My Journey into the Worst Place on Earth to Be a Woman by Lisa Shannon

He’s a Stud, She’s a Slut, and 49 Other Double Standards Every Woman Should Know by Jessica Valenti

Single State of the Union: Single Women Speak Out on Life, Love, and the Pursuit of Happiness by Diane Mapes

She’s Such a Geek: Women Write about Science, Technology, and Other Nerdy Stuff Edited by Annalee Newitz & Charlie Anders

The Pirate Queen: In Search of Grace O?Malley and Other Legendary Women of the Sea by Barbara Sjoholm

Desert Sojourn: A Woman’s Forty Days and Nights Alone by Debi Homes-Binney

Beyond the Limbo Silence by Elizabeth Nunez

No Mountain Too High: A Triumph Over Breast Cancer by Andrea Gabbard

Another America Outra America by Barbara Kingsolver, Translated by Rebeca Cartes


All The Things We Never Knew: Chasing the Chaos of Mental Illness by Sheila Hamilton. 2015 Finalist for Autobiography & Memoir

Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls: A Handbook for Unapologetic Living by Jes Baker. 2015 SILVER Winner for Self-Help

While the Gods Were Sleeping: A Journey through Love and Rebellion in Nepal by Elizabeth Enslin. 2014 HONORABLE Mention for Autobiography & Memoir

Goodbye to All That: Writers on Loving and Leaving New York Edited by Sari Botton. 2013 BRONZE Winner for Anthologies

Maxed Out: American Moms on the Brink by Katrina Alcorn. 2013 BRONZE Winner for Women’s Studies

What You Really Really Want: The Smart Girl’s Shame-Free Guide to Sex and Safety by Jaclyn Friedman. 2011 Finalist for Women’s Issues

My So-Called Freelance Life by Michelle Goodman. 2008 GOLD Winner for Career

The Maternal is Political Edited by Shari MacDonald Strong. 2008 SILVER Winner for Women’s Issues

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