Small, Broke, and Kind of Dirty

Small, Broke, and Kind of Dirty is built around art from Hana Shafi's popular online affirmation series.

Hana Shafi

Small, Broke, and Kind of Dirty — built around art from Hana Shafi's popular online affirmation series — focuses on our common and never-ending journey of self-discovery. It explores the ways in which the world can all too often wear us down, and reminds us to remember our worth, even when it's hard to do so.

Drawing on her experience as a millennial woman of colour, and writing with humour and a healthy dose of irreverence, Shafi delves into body politics and pop culture, racism and feminism, friendship and allyship. Through it all, she remains positive without being saccharine, and hopeful without being naive.

This is not an advice book: it's a call to action, one that asks us to remember that we are valid as we are—flaws and all. (From Book*hug Press)

Hana Shafi is a writer and artist from Toronto; she illustrates under the name Frizz Kid. She is also the author of the poetry collection It Begins With The Body.

Interviews with Hana Shafi

The anti-troll: this artist is making social media a safer space one illustration at a time

6 years ago
Duration 3:20
Featured VideoHana Shafi’s (aka Frizz Kid) illustrations of healing struck a chord on the internet and gained her thousands of followers.

Other books by Hana Shafi

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