Photo of Leslie Kern wearing a black and white striped tshirt, standing in an alley with colourful graffiti to her left.

about leslie

Leslie Kern is a feminist urban scholar from Toronto, Canada. She is the author of Gentrification Is Inevitable And Other Lies, and Feminist City: Claiming Space in a Man-Made World. Her writing has appeared in The Guardian, CityLab, LitHub, and Vox, and her work has been profiled by Public Books, Hazlitt, and CBC Ideas.

Featured image by Mitchel Raphael.

Between The Lines/Verso, 2022

US/UK edition, Verso
UBC Press, 2010