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Marisa Meltzer

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Marisa Meltzer and Kara Jesella are New York–based writers. They have written and edited for publications such as The New York Times, Teen Vogue, Elle Girl, Bitch, Jane, Spin, Entertainment Weekly, Nylon, Nerve, and Elle.

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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

Faber & Faber

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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How Sassy Changed My Life

Kara Jesella and Marisa Meltzer

Faber & Faber

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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