The Secret Loves of Geek Girls


Cover art by Gisèle Lagacé & Shouri, Logo by Rachel Deering

Cover art by Gisèle Lagacé & Shouri, Logo by Rachel Deering

Release Date: December 2015

Publisher: Bedside Press

Format: Non-fiction Anthology

Medium: Prose/Comic

Genre: Non-fiction love/romance

Purchase Online: Here!

Kickstarter Date: June 22 – July 24, 2015
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The Secret Loves of Geek Girls is an exciting new project funded through Kickstarter in  July 2015. Raising over $120,000 CAD, this project is an ambitious anthology collecting comic and prose stories from women in the creative fields. All of these stories are nonfiction and revolve around love, dating and sex.

Contributors include:

  • Cover Art by Gisèle Lagacé & Shouri, design by Rachel Deering
  • Art by Renee Nault, Jen Bartel, Sanya Anwar, Kristen Gudsnuk, Jessica Paoli, Leslie Ann Doyle, and Melissa Kay.
  • New comics by: Margaret Atwood, Meaghan Carter, Megan Kearney, ALB, Jen Vaughn, Meags Fitzgerald, Gillan G., Diana Nock, Roberta Gregory, Laura Neubert, Sarah Winifred Searle, Natalie Smith, Jenn Woodall, Mariko Tamaki/Fiona Smyth, Irene Koh, Fionna Adams/Jen Vaughn, and Annie Mok.
  • Illustrated stories by: Janet Hetherington, Sam Maggs/Selena Goulding, Megan Lavey-Heaton/Isabelle Melançon, Cherelle Ann Sarah Higgins/Rachael Wells, and Stephanie Cooke/Deena Pagliarello.
  • Text stories by Brandy Dawley, Diana McCallum, Jen Aprahamian, Katie West, Adrienne Kress, Soha Kareem, Loretta Jean, J.M. Frey, Trina Robbins, Twiggy Tallant, Hope Nicholson, Crystal Skillman, Marguerite Bennett, Soraya Roberts, Emma Woolley, Gita Jackson, Natalie Zina Walschots, Alicia Contestabile, Tini Howard, Cara Ellison, Jessica Oliver Proulx, and Erin Cossar.
  • Reprinted comics by: Gisèle Lagacé and Danielle Corsetto.

Notable Press:

Entertainment Weekly

The Nerdist

CBC

Toronto Star

Winnipeg Free Press

The Guardian

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