Synopses & Reviews
In the last several years, more and more people, particularly women, have begun to produce their own magazines--xeroxing pictures, handwriting articles, or doing layout on computers at home. Freed from the constraints of investors and, in many cases, advertisers, these publications explore issues and opinions not often found in more mainstream outlets. This anthology includes articles, essays, interviews, artwork, and fiction by many of these innovative women. 125 illustrations.
"Tristan Taormino and Karen Green provide a much needed forum, celebrating girls and their voices. An intense and inspiring collective zine rant, A Girl's Guide to Taking Over the World
raises its fist and rocks on in the do-it-yourself revolution." --Hillary Carlip, author of Girl Power
"A useful anthology of work produced over the past decade in zines...fascinating for the light they cast on the issues, attitudes, and ideas circulating among young women." --Kirkus Reviews
In the last decade, there has been an explosion in the production of zines.
On the forefront of this cut-and-paste revolution have been those zines made specifically by and for young women. The words and images that have come to define many young women's lives have long been overlooked and under appreciated. A Girl's Guide to Taking Over the World exists because these voices have refused to be silenced.
About the Author
is a writer, graphic designer, and Internet goddess.
Tristan Taormino is a writer and editor of the annual series Best Lesbian Erotica (Cleis Press). The live in New York and are publishers of the magazine Pucker Up.