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a road trip, a blog, a book


Nona speaks across the country about feminism, activism and pop culture. Want to book her at your school or organization? Email Soapbox Speakers at

Download Nona’s one-page speaker sheet here.

Watch a video of Nona speaking at the University of Maine

Listen to Nona read from Girldrive at Moe’s Books in Berkeley

What people are saying:

“Nona is engaging, knowledgeable, empathetic, and not afraid to have open and honest dialogue with audience members on the broad topic that is feminism.” —Tessa Pyles, University of Maine at Augusta

“Nona’s presentation was inspiring and entertaining. I really enjoyed the discussion and gained a new understanding of feminism.” —Melissa Robinson, Sonoma State University

Past events:

KGB Bar in NYC on Oct. 29, 2009
A.I.R. Gallery
in NYC on Oct. 30, 2009
Montclair State University on Oct. 30, 2009
Boswell Books in Milwaukee on Nov. 12, 2009
Left Bank Books
in St. Louis on Nov 22, 2009
Women and Children First
in Chicago on Dec. 4, 2009
University of Wisconsin-Madison in Madison on Dec. 6, 2009
A Room Of One’s Own
in Madison on Dec. 6, 2009
University of Notre Dame on Jan. 28, 2010
in NYC on Feb. 4, 2010
Women’s Therapy Centre Institute
in New York City on Feb. 6, 2010
Eastern Illinois University on Feb. 18, 2010
Sonoma State University on March 3, 2010
Moe’s Books
on March 4, 2010
Modern Times
on March 5, 2010
University of Maine-Augusta on March 11, 2010
Columbia College in Chicago, April 22, 2010
Printers Row Lit Fest, Chicago, June 13, 2010
Duke University on September 17, 2010
University of Chicago on October 8, 2010
Brandeis University on Nov. 16, 2010
Loyola University in New Orleans on Nov. 18, 2010
NYU, Women’s Liberation and Jewish Feminism Conference on April 11, 2011
UC Santa Barbara on April 21, 2011
UC Riverside on April 26, 2011
New York University, Ellen Willis conference, April 30, 2011
Thelma and Louise panel at 92Y Tribeca, August 2, 2011