Shawna Kenney

Contributing 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.