"A huge talent has arrived. Mariko Tamaki mines her urban demi-monde with bad-ass candour and comic genius." -- Jane Farrow, Canadian writer, producer, and filmmaker
"If I were as funny as Ms. Tamaki, I'd take my act on the road and score some tail." -- R.M. Vaughan, writer Xtra Magazine
Tamaki's new book on queer urban girldom is an easy, breezy and funny collection of mini rants and melancholy musings -- Leah Rumack, Now Magazine
Mariko Tamaki is well respected as a performer and writer. Her first book Cover Me was published by McGillian Books in 2000. She has performed at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre's Strange Sisters and at Nightwood Theatre's FemCab. She is a founding member of the Corporate Wet Nurse Association (a secretarial performance duo) and Pretty, Porky and Pissed Off (a fat activist collective). Her work has had wide exposure, appearing in Blood and Aphorisms, Fireweed, Xtra, Turbo Chicks: Talking Young Feminisms and She's Gonna Be.