1983: Naiad Press publishes Curious Wine by Katherine V. Forrest; Forrest becomes editor of Naiad Press 

1983: Naiad Press publishes Black Lesbian in White America by Anita Cornwall

1984: Firebrand Books is founded by Nancy K. Bereano, who intended to reach underrepresented voices in the lesbian print movement such as transgender women, women of color, and genderqueer people 

1985: Naiad Press publishes Lesbian Nuns: Breaking Silence

1987: Borderlands/La Frontera is published by Gloria Anzaldúa through Aunt Lute Books

1992: The Lambda Literary Foundation awards Barbara Grier and Donna McBride its Publisher’s Service Award 

1995: Katherine V. Forrest leaves Naiad Press as supervising editor; Anyda Marchant and Muriel Crawford resign from their positions at Naiad Press

2001: Naiad Press publishes their last books

2003: Barbara Grier gains recognition through the Lambda Literary Foundation through the Pioneer Award; Barbara Grier and Donna McBride retire 

2003: Bella Books buys much of Naiad’s inventory and takes on many important Naiad Press authors; Naiad Press shutters 

  1. This Bridge Called My Back edited by Cherrí Moraga and Gloria Anzaldúa
  2. Borderlands/La Frontera by Gloria Anzaldúa
  3. Chicana Lesbians: The Girls Our Mothers Warned Us About edited by Carla Trujillo
  4. Zami, A New Spelling of My Name by Audre Lorde
  5. Coffee Will Make You Black by April Sinclair
  6. The Gilda Stories by Jewelle Gomez
  7. In Another Place, But Not Here by Dionne Brand
  8. My Wicked Wicked Ways by Sandra Cisneros
  9. Mascaras by Lucha Corpi
  10. Seventeen Syllables and Other Stories by Hisaye Yamamoto
  11. Desert Run, Poems, and Stories by Mitsuye Yamada
  1. Narratives: Poems in the Tradition of Black Women by Cheryl Clarke
  2. Mohawk Trail by Beth Brant
  3. Movement in Black by Pat Parker
  4. The Truth That Never Hurts: Writings on Race, Gender, and Freedom by Barbara Smith
  5. Loving in the War Years by Cherrí Moraga
  6. The Words of a Woman Who Breathes Fire by Kitty Tsui
  7. Feminist Fables by Suniti Namjoshi
  8. Piece of My Heart: Lesbians of Color Anthology edited by Makeda Silvera
  9. The Very Inside: An Anthology of Writings by Asian & Pacific Islander Lesbian and Bisexual Women edited by Sharon Lim-Hing
  10. Facing the Mirror: Lesbian Writing from India edited by Ashwini Sukthankar
  1. Lez Talk: A Collection of Black Lesbian Short Fiction edited by Stephanie Andrea Allen and L. Cherelle
  2. Mounds of Rain: An Anthology of Black Lesbian Thought edited by Briona Simone Jones
  3. Under the Udala Trees by Chinelo Okparanta
  4. The Other Side of Paradise by Staceyann Chin
  5. Black Under by Ashanti Anderson
  6. Trumpet by Jackie Kay
  7. Yabo by Alexis de Veaux
  8. Jam on the Vine by LaShonda Katrice Barnett
  9. Afrekete edited by Catherine E. McKinley and L. Joyce Delaney
  10. The Stars and the Blackness Between Them by Junaunda Petrus
  1. If You Could Be Mine by Sara Farizan
  2. The Summer We Got Free by Mia McKenzie
  3. Skim by Mariko Tamaki
  4. How to Dispatch A Human by Stephanie Andrea Allen
  5. Notes of a Crocodile by Qiu Miaojin
  6. My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness by Kabi Nagata
  7. Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo
  8. Tahuri by Ngahuia Te Awekotuku
  9. Here Comes the Sun by Nicole Y. Dennis-Benn
  10. Salt Fish Girl by Larissa Lai
  11. For Sizakele by Yvonne Onakeme Etaghene
  12. When My Brother Was Aztec by Natalie Díaz
  1. The Lesbian South: Southern Feminists, the Women in Print Movement, and the Queer Literary Canon by Jaime Harker
  2. Indomitable: The Life of Barbara Grier by Joanne Passet
  3. ‘“The Black and White of It”: Barbara Grier Editing and Publishing Women of Color,’ an article by Julie Enszer in volume 18, issue 4 of the Journal of Lesbian Studies
Adrien full interview (completed 8-13-21).
Alex Jaeger full interview (completed 8-9-21).
Amy McDonald full interview (completed 7-26-21).
Candis Creekmore full interview (completed 7-26-21).
Dana Farmer part one (completed 2-2-2022).
Dana Farmer part two (completed 2-2-2022).
Donna McBride full interview (completed 3-8-2022).
Joan Denman full interview (completed 10-1-21).
Katherine Forrest full interview (completed 3-2-22).
Rita Mae Reese full interview (completed 7-30-21).
Sarah Schulman full interview (completed 3-11-2022).
Sheila Ortiz-Taylor full interview (completed 8-20-21).
Vicki Combs full interview (completed 11-9-21).
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