Dead Feminists

Author(s): Chandler O'Leary

Non-Fiction

Providing a new and illuminating look at 27 women who have changed the world, Dead Feminists ties these historical women and the challenges they faced into the most important issues of today. Based on the cult-following limited edition Dead Feminist letterpress poster series by illustrator Chandler O'Leary and letterpress artist Jessica Spring, the book combines new art and lettering with archival photographs and ephemera, and revisits the original posters to tell each woman's story.


Product Information

Looks at 27 historical women who have changed the world. Features archival photographs and ephemera. Based on Dead Feminist poster series by illustrator Chandler O'Leary.

A very warm welcome to"Dead Feminists." The world wants it. Jill Lepore, "New York Times"bestselling author of"Book of Ages"and"The Secret History of Wonder Woman" At once a tale of claiming the process and technology to tell our stories and a history of women, this book introduces us to remarkable women we never knew, and reintroduces us to those we only thought we knew. These dead feminists, so often kept in the shadows, glow with life. Kseniya Thomas & Jessica C. White, authors of"Ladies of Letterpress" "Dead Feminists"offers well-researched and meticulously illustrated insight into some of America s inspiring historic heroines but it also goes way beyond that. This book is a profound and super-smart look at feminist craft, creation, and collaboration, and reminds us that what goes on behind the scenes can be just as powerful as the finished product.I am so grateful to Chandler and Jessica for allowing us into their radical world. Kate Schatz, author of the "New York Times"bestseller "Rad American Women A-Z"and "Rad Women Worldwide" "

Chandler O'Leary is the proprietor of an illustration and lettering business called Anagram Press. Jessica Spring is a letterpress printer and teacher, and the proprietor of Springtide Press.

General Fields

  • : 9781632170576
  • : Sasquatch Books
  • : Sasquatch Books
  • : September 2016
  • : 266mm X 178mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Hardback
  • : Chandler O'Leary
  • : illustrations and photographs
  • : 208