Anne Elizabeth Moore Presents: BODY HORROR: Capitalism, Fear, Misogyny, Jokes

Join us as author Anne Elizabeth Moore shares from her new collection of essays, BODY HORROR: Capitalism, Fear, Misogyny, Jokes. 

Every day, heinous acts are perpetrated on women's bodies in this political economy—whether for entertainment, in the guise of medicine, or due to the conditions of labor that propel consumerism.

In Body Horror: Capitalism, Fear, Misogyny, Jokes, award-winning journalist and Fulbright scholar Anne Elizabeth Moore explores the global toll of capitalism on women with thorough research and surprising humor. The essays range from probing journalistic investigations, such as Moore’s reporting on the labor conditions of the Cambodian garment industry, to the uncomfortably personal, as when Moore, who suffers from several autoimmune disorders, examines her experiences seeking care and community in the increasingly complicated (and problematic) American healthcare
system. Featuring illustrations by Xander Marro, Body Horror is a fascinating and revealing portrait of the gore of contemporary American culture and politics.

Anne Elizabeth Moore is the author of Threadbare, Unmarketable and Cambodian Grrrl, former co-editor and publisher of the now-defunct Punk Planet, the founding editor of Best American Comics, a Fulbright scholar, and a USC Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism Fellow. In 2016, she was awarded the third fellowship in Detroit’s Write A House program, and currently resides there.

Event date: 
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Event address: 
3019 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
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$16.95
ISBN: 9781940430881
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Published: Curbside Splendor Publishing - May 9th, 2017