A Night with Bitch Magazine
Saturday November 8th 8pm
Lisa Jervis, Marisa Meltzer, and Andi Zeisler of Bitch magazine will come to Quimby’s to read from their Family themed Fall issue (as well as some old favorite articles) and answer questions in what should hopefully be a lively Q&A session.
Bitch: Feminist Response to Pop Culture is a print magazine devoted to media criticism, and witty, occasionally snarky pop culture analysis. It features critiques of TV, movies, magazines, advertising, and more?-plus interviews with and profiles of cool, smart women in all areas of pop culture.
Lisa Jervis is the editor and publisher of Bitch: Feminist Response to Pop Culture. Her work has appeared in numerous magazines and books, including Ms., the San Francisco Chronicle, the Utne Reader, Mother Jones, the Women’s Review of Books, Bust, Hues, Salon, Seventeen, Girlfriends,
Punk Planet, Adios Barbie (Seal Press), 2sexE (North Atlantic Books) and The Bust Guide to the New Girl Order (Penguin). She was the co-editor of Young Wives’ Tales: Feminists on Love and Commitment (Seal Press). A transplanted New Yorker, she lives in Oakland, California, with her two
Marisa Meltzer is the Publicity Manager and frequent contributor to Bitch. Her work has also appeared in Venus, Index, and Black Book. Copies of the latest issues of The Baffler and US Weekly currently coexist peacefully on the coffee table in the Brooklyn, New York home she shares with her dog.
Andi Zeisler is a writer, editor, illustrator, textile designer, and human Zip disk for all manner of pop-culture trivia. She is the co-founder and co-editor of Bitch: Feminist Response to Pop Culture and the former pop-music columnist for the SF Weekly and the East Bay Express. Her work has also appeared in Ms., Bust, Hues, Mother Jones and the Pottery Barn catalog. She lives in San Francisco, where she spends her private time reading magazines and record shopping, and her non-private time playing Nerf basketball with her husband and discussing their French bulldog.
sponsoring this Bitch Magazine mini-tour is the Chicago Chapter of the National Organization for Women; aka NOW