Jen Angel

Jen Angel

Adjunct Professor
Anthropology and Social Change

4th Floor
CIIS Main Building
1453 Mission Street,
San Francisco, CA 94103

Jen Angel is a long-time social justice activist now living in Berkeley, California. Currently, Jen helps independent authors, filmmakers, and artists promote their work through the booking and publicity agency, Aid & Abet. She is one of the coordinators of Agency, an anarchist public relations project. Jen also owns Angel Cakes cupcake bakery. Jen has been a writer and activist for over 20 years. With Jason Kucsma, she co-founded and published Clamor Magazine, an award-winning quarterly magazine covering radical culture and politics, from 1999 to 2006. She is a founding board member of Allied Media Projects, a non-profit independent media advocacy organization. She has been called a "visionary" by Utne Reader and a "pioneering media activist" by Bitch Magazine. Jen's publishing history includes Clamor (1999-2006), the Zine Yearbook (1996-2004), her personal zine Fucktooth (1991-2000), and MaximumRockNRoll (1997-1998). Her writing has appeared in magazines such as Bitch, Punk Planet, Upping the Anti, and In These Times. She is author of two pamphlets: "Becoming the Media: A Critical History of Clamor Magazine," published by PM Press in March 2008; and "Get Noticed: How to Publicize your Book or Film," with Matt Dineen and Justine Johnson, published byAid & Abet in February 2010. Her personal website is http://jenangel.wordpress.com