Visiting Artists Program: Current Lectures
Bitch, the Underground Issue, #53 (cover) Courtesy of Bitch Media
SAIC Columbus Auditorium, 280 S. Columbus Dr.
Wednesday, October 3, 6:00–7:30 p.m.
Andi Zeisler is the cofounder and editorial/creative director of Bitch Media, the nonprofit organization best known for publishing Bitch: Feminist Response to Pop Culture. Bitch began in 1996 as an all-volunteer ‘zine with a circulation of 300, and is now an internationally distributed quarterly magazine with a circulation of 50,000. Bitch Media, a mission-driven, reader-supported organization, also publishes a thriving website and hosts a variety of programming related to feminism, activism, and media literacy.
A longtime freelance writer and editor, Zeisler has written for numerous periodicals and newspapers, including Ms., Mother Jones, San Francisco Chronicle, Washington Post, Utne, BUST, and Women’s Review of Books, among others. She is the coeditor of BitchFest: 10 Years of Cultural Criticism from the Pages of Bitch Magazine (Farrar, Straus & Giroux), and the author of Feminism and Pop Culture (Seal Press).Listen to podcast.