Narratively

Shawna Kenney (Editor)

Shawna Kenney is the author of the award-winning memoir I Was a Teenage Dominatrix (Last Gasp), co-author of Imposters (Mark Batty Publisher), editor of Book Lovers (Seal Press), and co-author of Live at the Safari Club: A History of HarDCore Punk in the Nation’s Capital 1988-1998 (Rare Bird Books). Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Playboy, Creative Nonfiction, Vice, Brevity, Narratively and more. She serves as an instructor in the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program, leads Hamlet’s Hideaway, an international writing retreat every summer in Denmark, and rides her bike all over Los Angeles.

Stories By Shawna Kenney (Editor)

Rapper on the Run

When Spanish authorities sentenced this provocative musician to prison for “glorifying terrorism,” his dedicated fans helped him make a daring escape across the border.

She Hunted History’s Worst Arms Dealers. Now She’s Taking on Rhino Poachers.

Kathi Lynn Austin is on a global chase to stop the flow of guns threatening to wipe the rhinoceros off the face of the Earth.

The Disobedient Children of Monsters

When they learned their fathers led the reign of kidnapping, torture and murder that tore Argentina apart, their first reaction was disbelief. Their next was to take action.

The Vegan Who Bought Her Husband’s Cattle Ranch

...and turned it into an animal sanctuary.