Publisher: Book*hug Press
Hana Shafi (a.k.a. Frizz Kid) is a writer and artist. Her art and writing frequently explores themes such as feminism, body politics, racism, and pop culture. Her first book, It Begins with the Body, was listed by CBC as one of the Best Poetry Books of 2018. She is a graduate of Ryerson University’s Journalism Program. Known on Instagram for her weekly affirmation series, Shafi is the recipient of the 2017 Women Who Inspire Award, from the Canadian Council for Muslim Women. Born in Dubai, Shafi immigrated with her family to Mississauga, in 1996. She lives and works in Toronto.