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In Conversation

Juliet Jacques & Iphgenia Baal

‘I think people who ape the sentiments of others often go on to believe the thing they said. It becomes their opinion.’

Juliet Jacques and Iphgenia Baal discuss early digital cultures, precarity and social architecture.

Juliet Jacques

Juliet Jacques is a writer, cultural critic and journalist. Her fiction has appeared in Five Dials, The London Magazine, 3:AM, Necessary Fiction and elsewhere. Her Transgender Journey series for the Guardian documented her gender reassignment between 2010-12 and was longlisted for the Orwell Prize in 2011. Her journalism has featured in the New Statesman, TimeOut, The New Inquiry, The London Review of Books and other publications. Her book, Trans: A Memoir, will be published by Verso in 2015.

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Iphgenia Baal

Iphgenia Baal is a writer, publisher and organiser. She is the author of multiple fiction books, including Death & Facebook and Man Hating Psycho, along with a wide range of print ephemera. In 2022, she collaborated with photographer Ben Graville on Compliances: A New Fear, published by Toothgrinder press. She recently re-established her publishing project AKA, releasing trans prisoner Sarah Jane Baker’s debut poetry collection.

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