Bestselling memoirist and psychotherapist Kerry Cohen (Loose Girl: A Memoir of Promiscuity) explores complicated female friendships in Girl Trouble. Beginning with her relationship with her sister Tyler Cohen, who illustrates the memoir, Kerry examines the many ways female friendships can affect a girl's life. From bullying and failed friendships to competition and painful break ups, Girl Trouble brings forth a story of how one girl learned to navigate the many difficulties of feminine friendships. Girls and women everywhere will relate to the confusion, the hurt feelings, and they will also learn along with Kerry how to make better choices over the years.
About the Author and the Illustrator:
Kerry Cohen is the author of nine books, including the bestsellingLoose Girl: A Memoir of Promiscuity;Seeing Ezra: A Mother's Story of Autism, Unconditional Love;The Meaning of Normal;The anthology Spent: Exposing Women's Complicated Relationship to Shopping; andThe Truth of Memoir: How to Write about Yourself and Others with Honesty, Emotion, and Integrity. She has appeared on Dr. Phil and Good Morning America, and has had her essays featured in The New York Times Modern Love series and TheWashington Post. She has a psychotherapy practice and lives with her family in Portland, OR.
Tyler Cohen is a cartoonist who uses autobiography and surrealism to explore parenthood and female experience in her bookPrimahood: Magenta. Her work has been published in the Ignatz-award winning anthology,Qu33r,The Feminist Utopia Project,What's Your Sign, Girl? and online at MuthaMagazine.com.