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Publishers Weekly called Michelle Tea “a modern-day Beat, a kind of pop ambassador to the world of the tattooed, pierced, politicized, and sex-radical queer grrls of San Francisco. [She] dramatizes the hopes and hurts, apathies and ambitions of young lesbians looking for love in the Mission District.” Rent Girl continues Tea’s graphic and uncompromising autobiographical bender, telling the story of her years as a prostitute, with provocative and richly illustrated work by Laurenn McCubbin.
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Publishers Weekly called Michelle Tea “a modern-day Beat, a kind of pop ambassador to the world of the tattooed, pierced, politicized, and sex-radical queer grrls of San Francisco. [She] dramatizes the hopes and hurts, apathies and ambitions of young lesbians looking for love in the Mission District.” Rent Girl continues Tea’s graphic and uncompromising autobiographical bender, telling the story of her years as a prostitute, with provocative and richly illustrated work by Laurenn McCubbin.

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About Michelle

Michelle Tea (born Michelle Tomasik) is originally from Chelsea, Massachusetts (a suburb of Boston), and currently lives in San Francisco. Tea was the co-founder of the Sister Spit spoken word tour. Her books, mostly memoirs, are known for their views into the riot grrrl and...

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Published Reviews

Nov.19.2007

Michelle Tea’s books read like wee-hour confessions of debauchery, delivered in a street-smart literary voice that growls and purrs, gnashing about fakery, crooning about lust.

Nov.19.2007

Some memoirs seat scorched-earth memories of childhood within the insulating perspective of the older (and more forgiving) adult. Such is not the case with The Chelsea Whistle, by Michelle Tea....