Joan Jett to present awards at the Feminist Press annual benefit dinner

Earlier today, Joan was incorrectly billed to be at a Rockers for Broadway event this Monday, November 11, which @joanjett later clarified on Twitter.

Joan will instead be presenting awards at the annual benefit dinner for Feminist Press that same night. From joanjett.com:

Due to a communication breakdown, Joan Jett was incorrectly billed to be at (le) Poisson Rouge 158 Bleeker Street NYC Monday, November 11th, 2013. Joan supports this organization and the charity, but unfortunately will not be there and will be at FEMINIST PRESS GALA- to present awards to Honorees including our good friend Kathleen Hanna.

From feministpress.org:

FP_gala_Nov_11_2013

Date & time: November 11, 2013 – 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: Tribeca 360, NYC

Honoring:
Michaela Angela Davis, activist and writer
Kathleen Hanna, musician and activist
Gillian Small, Vice Chancellor for Research, CUNY
Debbie Storey, Chief Diversity Officer and Senior Vice President, Talent, AT&T
Awards presented by rock legend Joan Jett

Tribeca 360
10 Debrosses Street, New York, NY
6:00pm Cocktails; 7:00pm Dinner and Panel Discussion

Tickets are on sale here (but they’re pricey) –> http://www.feministpress.org/news-events/fp-benefit-cocktail-party-and-dinner-november-2013

Please let there be video and tons of photos!!

About FP:

The Feminist Press is an independent, nonprofit literary publisher that promotes freedom of expression and social justice. Founded in 1970, we began as a crucial publishing component of second wave feminism, reprinting feminist classics by writers such as Zora Neale Hurston and Charlotte Perkins Gilman, and providing much-needed texts for the developing field of women’s studies with books by Barbara Ehrenreich and Grace Paley. We publish feminist literature from around the world, by best-selling authors such as Shahrnush Parsipur, Ruth Kluger, and Ama Ata Aidoo; and North American writers of diverse race and class experience, such as Paule Marshall and Rahna Reiko Rizzuto. We have become the vanguard for books on contemporary feminist issues of equality and gender identity, with authors as various as Anita Hill, Justin Vivian Bond, and Ann Jones. We seek out innovative, often surprising books that tell a different story.

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