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“A totally entertaining and original writer”

–Ira Glass, This American Life

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“A totally entertaining and original writer”

–Ira Glass, This American Life

Silence is not an option

Lindy West is a columnist at The Guardian, a contributor to This American Life, and a freelance writer whose work focuses on feminism, social justice, humor, and body image. Her work has appeared in the New York TimesCosmopolitan, GQVultureJezebel, The Stranger, and others. She is the founder of I Believe You, It's Not Your Fault, an advice blog for teens, as well as the reproductive rights destigmatization campaign #ShoutYourAbortion. Her first book, a memoir called Shrill, is out now from Hachette Books.

“A triumphant, exacting, absorbing memoir” Booklist (starred review)

“Required reading.” Publishers Weekly

“One of the most notable voices on the internet.” Flavorwire

“Lindy West can take almost any topic and write about it in a way that is smart, funny, warm, and unique.” Bustle

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“A thrilling, kick-ass, joyous ROAR of a book.”
— Caitlin Moran, NYT bestselling author of How to Be a Woman

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“A thrilling, kick-ass, joyous ROAR of a book.”
— Caitlin Moran, NYT bestselling author of How to Be a Woman

Readings and Events


 

March 20

Columbia College
Columbia, MO

 

March 23

Literati Bookstore
Ann Arbor, MI

 

March 24

Bookbug
Kalamazoo, MI

 

March 25

Talk of the Town (Town Hall Fundraiser)
Seattle, WA

 

March 31

People Eating & Giving
Seattle, WA

 

April 5

NYU Bookstore
New York City, NY

 

April 6

Northshire Bookstore
Saratoga Springs, NY

 

April 9

Papercuts JP (at First Church JP)
Boston, MA

 

April 11

Harvard Bookstore
Boston, MA

 

April 12

Strand Bookstore
New York City, NY

 

April 13

Yale University
New Haven, CT

 

April 22 - 23

LA Times Festival of Books
Los Angeles, CA

 

May 13

Writers with Drinks
San Francisco, CA

 

June 3 - 4

Bay Area Book Festival
San Francisco, CA

 

 

 

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“An essential voice for women, whose talent and bravery have made the internet a place I actually want to be.”

— Lena Dunham, #1 bestselling author of Not That Kind of Girl

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“An essential voice for women, whose talent and bravery have made the internet a place I actually want to be.”

— Lena Dunham, #1 bestselling author of Not That Kind of Girl

LITERARY REPRESENTATION

Gary Morris
The David Black Agency
(718) 852-5500
gmorris@dblackagency.com

 

FILM & TV REPRESENTATION

Jason Richman
UTA
(310) 273-6700
RichmanJ@unitedtalent.com

USA PUBLICITY

Michelle Aielli
Hachette Books
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New York, NY | 10104
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michelle.aielli@hbgusa.com

 

UK PUBLICITY

Elizabeth Masters
Quercus Books
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020 3122 7191 
Elizabeth.Masters@quercusbooks.co.uk