We know only that, any minute now, something will. Every few months, Dave Barry gets a call from some media person wanting to know, "What the hell is wrong with Florida?" Somehow, the state's acquired an image as a subtropical festival of stupid, and as a loyal Floridian, Dave begs to differ.
Devon Brooks is an evoker. She defined a new market category, co-founding Blo, the world’s first and largest franchise chain of Blow Dry Bars. Born from her second-year university project, the company spans four countries, with 52 locations, and has collaborated with international mega brands like Mattel, Guess, Topshop and Gwenyth Paltrow. PROFIT Magazine named her 1 of the 30 most fabulous entrepreneurs in Canada. She was the youngest-ever mentor to join Futurpreneur, the North’s foremost youth mentorship program, and now sits on its advisory board. As an advocate supporting women against violence, she is a strategic advisor, and past board member to WAVAW Rape Crisis Center (Vancouver, BC).
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Stacey May Fowles is a writer and magazine professional living in Toronto. Her first novel, Be Good, was published by Tightrope Books in 2007. This Magazine called it “probably the most finely realized small press novel to come out of Canada in the last year.” In fall 2008 she released an illustrated novel, Fear of Fighting, and staged a theatrical adaptation of it with Nightwood Theatre. The novel was later selected as a National Post Canada Also Reads pick for 2010. Her writing has appeared in various magazines and journals, including The Walrus, Taddle Creek, Prism, and Kiss Machine. She has been widely anthologized in Nobody Passes: Rejecting The Rules of Gender and Conformity; First Person Queer; Yes Means Yes; I.V. Lounge Nights; and PEN Canada’s Finding The Words. Most recently, she co-edited the anthology She’s Shameless: Women write about growing up, rocking out and fighting back. She is the former publisher of Shameless magazine, and currently works at The Walrus.
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From professional sports teams such as the Women's National Basketball Association down through college, high school, and even elementary age teams, women are fighting for equality in a variety of sports activities....
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Miji Campbell is a writer and teacher. Her first book Separation Anxiety: A Coming of Middle Age Story (2014, Writinerant Press) was winner of the inaugural Whistler Independent Book Award for Nonfiction in 2016. Miji’s work has appeared in numerous publications including Reader’s Digest, Today’s Parent Magazine, The Calgary Herald, The Edmonton Journal, Women’s Words: An Anthology, and has been broadcast on CBC Radio. She has received two National Magazine Award nominations and a literary arts grant from the Alberta Foundation for the Arts. Miji owns Write Where You Are: a business that offers writing workshops to individuals, schools, and community organizations. Born and raised in Calgary, she now lives in Red Deer.
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Helen Epstein is the author, co-author or translator of ten books of literary non-fiction. They include the ground-breaking Children of the Holocaust, one of the first books to examine the inter-generational transmission of trauma; the biography Joe Papp: An American Life; and the memoir Where She Came From: A Daughter’s Search for Her Mother’s History. All were named New York Times Notable Books of the Year. Her journalism has appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Boston Globe, New York, The New Yorker, ARTnews and other magazines. She now reviews books regularly for the New England online magazine The Arts Fuse. Epstein was the first tenured women professor of journalism at New York University and in 2010, she co-founded Plunkett Lake Press eBooks which re-issues classics of non-fiction in electronic form.
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Louise Green is a globally recognized voice at the forefront of the Body Advocacy movement. She is a successful entrepreneur based in Vancouver, British Columbia. Green is a plus-size athlete, personal trainer and the Founder of Body Exchange; a fitness business dedicated to plus-size women, with 6 Canadian locations. Her work with thousands of plus size women is the catalyst to writing her first book, Limitless, offering the public a new perception on size diversity and athleticism. When she’s not training for half marathons or triathlons, she spends her time coaching women to change their lives through athletics and advocating a new approach to health and wellness.