Publications and Press

Rust Belt Chic

The term “rust belt chic” began as a phrase for a concept that had no name, to describe geographically unique and interesting places. Now the term is being used  by the national media and others to define a certain cool or a new aesthetic. This book defines Rust Belt Chic by documenting what the term means to those of us who live or have lived in Cleveland.  Edited by Richey Piiparinen and Anne Trubek, it is available in print and expanded electronic form.



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Love Inshallah

Romance, dating, sex and – Muslim women? In Love, InshAllah: The Secret Love Lives of American Muslim Women (Soft Skull Press), 25 writers sweep aside stereotypes to share their search for love and reveal what it means to be a Muslim woman in America today. The writers represent a broad spectrum of ethnicities, races and religious practice and speak openly for the first time about love, relationships, gender, identity and sexuality.

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Mama’s Girl

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