In this daring book, internationally acclaimed author and playwright Eve Ensler offers fictional monologues and stories inspired by girls around the globe. Fierce, tender, and smart, I Am an Emotional Creature is a celebration of the authentic voice inside every girl and an inspiring call to action for girls everywhere to speak up, follow their dreams, and become the women they were always meant to be.
This paperback edition features new material about starting a discussion group based on the book.
About the Author
Eve Ensler is an internationally bestselling author and an award-winning playwright whose works include "The Vagina Monologues", "The Good Body", "Insecure at Last", and "I Am an Emotional Creature", since adapted for the stage as "Emotional Creature". She is the founder of V-Day, the global movement to end violence against women and girls, which has raised more than $90 million for local groups and activists, and inspired the global action One Billion Rising. Ensler lives in Paris and New York City.
“A searing look at the inner lives of young females . . . a potent call to girls to honor their emotions and to readers of all ages to uphold human rights at every level, from the boardroom to the bedroom.”—Booklist (starred review)
“Powerful.”—Los Angeles Times
“Leave it to Eve Ensler to get it right.”—Bust magazine
“The emotions are raw and intense. [Ensler’s] writing is very conversational, which gives the stories power.”—The Roanoke Times
“Provocative . . . inspiring.”—Associated Press