Archive for 'She's Shameless'
Women’s stories, the reality of our lives too often appears to have no value to the reading public, who it seems don’t want to read such boring, painful stuff. Really? We can dismiss the reality of women’s lives so easily? Unless there is a major groundswell of women’s and children’s stories that are taken seriously […]
Be Good, a novel
Quill and Quire: “…the novel offers a thoughtful examination of sexuality, relationships, and what it means to tell the truth.”
This Magazine: “…probably the most finely realized small press novel to come out of Canada in the last year…Thank you, Stacey May Fowles.”
Fear of Fighting, a novel with illustrations by Marlena Zuber
Eye Weekly: […]
She’s Shameless has been picked to be part of the Toronto Public Library’s Word Out! 2010 reading program for teens. August 9-15 the book will be featured and discussed online as part of the initiative.
With wit and honesty, the writers share stories of their teen experiences (both positive and negative) on everything from pop culture […]
“My teen years were vivid, with seemingly ordinary moments transformed by Technicolor depths of pain, longing, confusion, and joy. The authors in She’s Shameless let me know I am not alone in my clarity of memory. If we’d had this book, the creative women with whom I came of age would have read this anthology […]
“It’s no surprise that an anthology edited by Stacey May Fowles and Megan Griffith-Greene, the publisher and editor behind Shameless magazine, is filled with pieces by some of the country’s finest female activists, artists and young feminists. After all, Shameless magazine has spent the last five years doing what the mainstream media isn’t doing — […]
Image via Shannon Webb-Campbell.
Catherine Hayday has a great write-up of the She’s Shameless launch and an interview with my co-editor, Megan Griffith-Greene, posted on BlogTO.
“Maybe you can think big thoughts again when you’re older,” the magazine rack seemed to say. “But the teen and pre-teen magazines that tide you over until then will be wholly populated by doe-eyed […]
Thanks to everyone who made the She’s Shameless launch such a huge success. Special thanks to Tightrope Books, Pages Books and Magazines, The Gladstone Hotel, Ibi Kaslik, Emily Pohl-Weary, and all of our wonderful performers and contributors.
The anthology is in bookstores now, so you can order or buy it from your local independent, or get […]
SHE’S SHAMELESS / SHE’S WRITING
Gladstone Hotel Ballroom, 1214 Queen St West, Toronto
Tues June 23; 8pm (doors 7:30pm) $5 (or free with book purchase)
With readings from Dianah Smith, Shannon Gerard, Zoe Whittall and Shannon Webb-Campbell.Prom and anti-prom attire encouraged!
Here’s what people are already saying about She’s Shameless:
“An offshoot of the self-described, ‘fiercely independent’ Shameless magazine, […]
The lovely Canice Leung gives She’s Shameless some love in today’s edition of Metro:
As a high-schooler, I spewed my emotions into a well-guarded journal. In English class, I read Virginia Woolf’s A Room Of One’s Own. (Her theory: “A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write.”) I […]