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Author, Punk Rocker Shawna Potter Visits Vermont To Talk About 'Making Spaces Safer'

Author Shawna Potter and the cover of her book Making Spaces Safer.
photo courtesty of author / book cover courtesy AK Press
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Author and punk rock activist Shawna Potter, left, is coming to Vermont for community discussions around her book "Making Spaces Safer."

Author and punk rock political activist Shawna Potter is coming to Vermont to talk about her new book—Making Spaces Safers: A Guide to Giving Harassment the Boot Wherever You Work, Play And Gather—and the visit kicks off a series of discussions at Vermont libraries about sexism, harassment and how to stop it. We’re talking with Potter about the book and what individuals and organizations can do to make their spaces safer from harassment.

Our guests are:

  • Shawna Potter, Making Spaces Safer author, activist and front person for the Baltimore-based co-ed feminist hardcore punk band War On Women
  • Mollie Allen, a junior at South Burlington High School who'll be interviewing Potter on radio station 105.9 “The Radiator,” as part of Big Heavy World’s promotion of Potter's book and visit
  • Genevieve Rossi, a UVM undergraduate engaging with Potter's work during her visit to Vermont

Upcoming Vermont events related to Potter's book include:

Broadcast live on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.

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