'I will not be erased' Book Launch
Gal-dem, the award-winning online and print magazine, is created by women and non-binary people of colour. In this thought-provoking and moving collection of fourteen essays I will not erased, gal-dem's writers use raw material from their teenage years – diaries, poems and chat histories – to give advice to their younger selves and those growing up today. gal-dem have been praised by the Guardian for being "the agents of change we need", and these essays tackle important subjects including race, gender, mental health and activism, making this essential reading for any young person.
Niellah Airboine is a writer and Lifestyle editor for gal-dem. Her main focuses are arts, entertainment, sustainability, food and travel. She’s also a workshop facilitator and her writing can be found in Time Out London, Bustle, Independent, Dazed and Guardian . She loves cooking, cycling and binge watching TV.
Leah Cowan is the Politics Editor at gal-dem. She works in the ending violence against women and girls (VAWG) sector, and supports the abolition of immigration detention, deportation, and the prison industrial complex.
Kya Buller is a Manchester-born writer of essays covering identity, sexuality and culture, published by The Independent, Gal-dem and others. She is also the founding-editor of Aurelia Magazine, a publication that elevates the personal thoughts, feelings and experiences of women and non-binary people.