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Marisa Meltzer

Marisa Meltzer © Shayla Hason

Marisa Meltzer is the coauthor of How Sassy Changed My Life (2007) and author of Girl Power (2010). Her work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Slate, Elle, and Teen Vogue. She attended Evergreen State College and lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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  • 92Y Show & Tell: Marisa Meltzer

    At the home of author Marisa Meltzer, who showed us some of her music and zines.

  • Cooking the Books - Marisa Meltzer

    Cooking the Books is an internet cooking show hosted by Emily Gould in which she invites famous authors into her kitchen to make food inspired by their books. In this episode Emily talks with Marisa Meltzer, author of Girl Power: The Nineties Revolution in Music, while making Alicia Silverstone's recipe for vegan cupcakes.

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Girl Power

Marisa Meltzer

In the early nineties, riot grrrl exploded onto the underground music scene, inspiring girls to pick up an instrument, create fanzines, and become politically active. Rejecting both traditional...

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For a generation of teenage girls, Sassy magazine was nothing short of revolutionary--so much so that its audience, which stretched from tweens to twentysomething women, remains obsessed...

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