Hello everyone! My name is Tavi Gevinson, and I have been given the privilege this year of speaking at the TALONS 2021 eminent night.
If you want to learn more about my life and how I was able to impact teenage girls around the world, click here. It will take you to my magazine, the Rookie Mag.
Once you have finished reading this month’s issue on my eminence feel free to ask any questions you have for me in the comments section.
Sidenote: There are a lot of things hyperlinked in my learning centre. Almost everything underlined is hyperlinked. Click on the hyperlinks to move to different parts of my learning centre.
Christie, E. (2021, September 10). Who is Tavi Gevinson? the gossip girl actress who revolutionized Teen Media. Retrieved from https://www.girlfriend.com.au/tavi-geninson
This website had a really great summary of Tavi’s life and accomplishments. I used the information from this website in my timeline and accomplishments section. The website made a few comments on Tavi’s acting career which were valuable to my accomplishments section on my learning centre.
Gevinson, T. (Ed.). (n.d.). Themes. Retrieved from https://www.rookiemag.com/theme/
This is the Rookie Magazine. While writing my speech and writing my blog I referred a lot to Tavi’s articles to get a better sense of her voice and writing style. As my speech was a reference to her goodbye letter that she wrote when the Rookie mag was shutting down, I made sure to read that article. In general, throughout this past month, I read a lot of her work to get a better understanding of her influence and the kinds of things she talked about in her magazine.
Hudson, L. (2018, November 30). Online teen magazine rookie Mag shuts down after seven years. Retrieved from https://www.theverge.com/2018/11/30/18119866/rookie-mag-teen-magazine-tavi-gevinson-closes-down
Inverso, E. (2017, August 01). How teen fashion guru and entrepreneur Tavi Gevinson Stays inspired. Retrieved from https://www.forbes.com/sites/emilyinverso/2015/10/01/where-the-flame-goes-out-how-tavi-gevinson-stays-inspired-in-business/?sh=1a405e046866
Mejía, P., Widdicombe, L., & Hsu, H. (2018, December 03). Rookie brought the inclusive spirit of zines to the internet era. Retrieved from https://www.newyorker.com/culture/culture-desk/rookie-brought-the-inclusive-spirit-of-zines-to-the-internet-era
Mlotek, H. (2018, August 01). Just be Tavi Gevinson: An interview with the rookie editor. Retrieved from https://hazlitt.net/feature/just-be-tavi-gevinson-interview-rookie-editor
Nijhawan, C. (2018, December 12). ‘it reconnected me to the rookie that I started’: Tavi Gevinson on Ending Rookie Magazine | CBC Radio. Retrieved from https://www.cbc.ca/radio/q/wednesday-december-12-2018-tavi-gevinson-snail-mail-and-more-1.4941069/it-reconnected-me-to-the-rookie-that-i-started-tavi-gevinson-on-ending-rookie-magazine-1.4941127
Peiser, J. (2018, December 13). Rookie cataloged a generation of girlhood. Retrieved from https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/13/style/rookie-tavi-gevinson.html
Phelan, H. (2012, July 30). Six reasons 16-year-old Tavi Gevinson is cooler than you’ll ever be. Retrieved from https://fashionista.com/2012/07/six-reasons-16-year-old-tavi-gevinson-is-cooler-than-youll-ever-be-and-one-reason-shes-not
Phelan, H. (2012, November 29). Tavi thinks it’s ‘awesome’ her front row seat at dior pissed so many people off. Retrieved from https://fashionista.com/2012/11/tavi-thinks-its-awesome-her-front-row-seat-at-dior-pissed-so-many-people-off
Tavi Gevinson. (2021, October 16). In Encyclopedia Wikipedia. Retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tavi_Gevinson
When this project began, this was the first resource I read. It gave me a good start to understanding who Tavi was and how she impacted the world. In my learning centre, Wikipedia was quite helpful for finding specific dates in her acting career.
Wilson, E. (2009, December 24). Bloggers Crash Fashion’s front row. Retrieved from https://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/27/fashion/27BLOGGERS.html
Wilson, S. (2021, October 07). An online legacy: Rookie Mag Turns Ten. Retrieved from https://www.teenvogue.com/story/the-legacy-of-rookie-mag-ten-years-later
This website focused on the Rookie magazine shutting down and the impact it had on teenage girls. It gave me a lot of insight into the way the Rookie mag was run, and how it created many jobs for other teen girl writers. I incorporated information from this website in my “Impact On The World” section.