Lindy West

(essayist): BITCH PLANET #5 is a Seattle-based writer, editor, and performer whose work focuses on pop culture, social justice, humor, and body image. She’s currently a culture writer for GQ Magazine and and a weekly columnist at the Guardian, as well as the founder and editor of I Believe You | It’s Not Your Fault, an advice blog for teens. Her newest book, Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman, was released by Hachette Books in May 2016.