Author/Editor: Christine Stark & Rebecca Whisnant

Christine Stark is a poet, writer, speaker, visual artist and activist of American Indian and European ancestry. Her work has been published in numerous periodicals and anthologies, including Prostitution, Trafficking and Traumatic Stress, The Florida Review, Poetry Motel, Poetry Midwest and Our Choices, Our Lives: Unapologetic Writings on Abortion. She is a co-editor of Not For Sale: Feminists Resisting Prostitution and Pornography. She has spoken nationally and internationally and appeared on national TV and NPR's Justice Talking.  She has also organized numerous community events on rape, racism, homelessness and poverty. Christine teaches Composition at a Minnesota State Community College in Northern Minnesota. Christine is currently a member of the Minnesota Indian Women's Sexual Assault Coalition.

Dr Rebecca Whisnant, an assistant professor of philosophy at the University of Dayton, is co-editor (with Christine Stark) of Not For Sale: Feminists Resisting Prostitution and Pornography. She has published in ethics and feminist theory and has recently been named co-editor of several upcoming volumes for the Feminist Ethics and Social Theory Association (FEAST). A longtime anti-pornography educator, she has presented her slideshow and lecture "Exposing Pornography: A Feminist Perspective" to numerous college classes, conferences, and organizations.

24 Nov 2009 Christine Stark Nominated for Pushcart Poetry Prize

Spinifex author Christine Stark has been nominated for this year's prestigious Pushcart Prize for Poetry for her prose poem, Click Click.

17 Jun 2009 Improved support for trafficking victims The Australian Government today announced changes to Australia's anti-people trafficking strategy to provide improved support for victims. The changes will e... more
18 Jun 2009 Not For Sale Media Project The Not For Sale Media Project is currently embarking on the creation of posters that raise awareness on issues of prostitution, pornography, and trafficking... more

Books published by, or available from, Spinifex
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Accidents of Composition

Accidents of Composition

Merlinda Bobis

The eyes catch a black bird close to an eerie sun. Instantly, a poem: an accident of composition. Or a tree, rock, light...



Helen Lobato

In Gardasil: Fast-Tracked and Flawed Helen Lobato argues that we do not know whether HPV vaccines will decrease the...

Lady of the Realm

Lady of the Realm

Hoa Pham

One day there will be peace in Vietnam. But not before more war.

Touched by the Lady of the Realm, Liên dreams of...

We Go Around in the Night and Are Consumed by Fire

We Go Around in the Night and Are Consumed by Fire

Jules Grant

This stunning literary debut, voiced by a lesbian gangster Donna and her streetwise daughter Aurora, is steeped in the...

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