It Begins With The Body by Hana ShafiIt Begins With The Body by Hana Shafi

It Begins With The Body

byHana Shafi

Paperback | September 10, 2018

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It Begins With The Body by Hana Shafi explores the milestones and hurdles of a brown girl coming into her own. Shafi's poems display a raw and frank intimacy and address anxiety, unemployment, heartbreak, relationships, identity, and faith.

Accompanied by Shafi's candid illustrations that share the same delightful mixture of grotesque and humour found in her poems, It Begins With The Body navigates the highs and lows of youth. It is about feeling like an outsider, and reconciling with pain and awkwardness. It's about arguing with your mum about wanting to wax off your unibrow to the first time you threw up in a bar in your twenties, and everything in between. Funny and raw, personal and honest, Shafi's exciting debut is about finding the right words you wished you had found when you needed them the most.
Hana Shafi is a writer and artist who illustrates under the name Frizz Kid. Both her visual art and writing frequently explores themes such as feminism, body politics, racism, and pop culture with an affinity to horror. A graduate of Ryerson University's Journalism Program, she has published articles in publications such as The Walrus,...
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Title:It Begins With The BodyFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:96 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.2 inShipping dimensions:8.5 × 5.5 × 0.2 inPublished:September 10, 2018Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1771664436

ISBN - 13:9781771664431

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