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Lady from the Black Lagoon

If you’re one of our three The Lady from the Black Lagoon giveaway winners, you’ll also receive additional copies to gift unto your friends, officially rendering you the coolest creature in town.

We’ve looked at Mallory O’Meara’s exciting deep dive into the hidden history of Milicent Patrick, one of Disney’s first female animators and the only woman to create an iconic Hollywood movie monster. We also watched as O’Meara read out some of the sexist Tweets she received while writing a book about sexism.

A true-life detective story and a celebration of a forgotten feminist trailblazer, Mallory O’Meara’s The Lady from the Black Lagoon establishes Patrick in her rightful place in film history while calling out a Hollywood culture where little has changed since. [Read more]

Want to see what all the fuss is about? Now you can get your webbed fingers on a copy of The Lady from the Black Lagoon and dazzle your friends with your luck and generosity in one fell swoop. Here’s how to enter:

  • Entry date now – 4/1
  • (3) lucky winners
  • Each winner will get (3) copies of The Lady from the Black Lagoon by Mallory O’Meara for themselves and two monster-loving friends!
  • Readers can enter by signing up to our newsletter OR if already a recipient, they can email us at [email protected] with the subject line “Sweepstakes – Lady from the Black Lagoon”

Enter here for a chance to win!

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  • PLEASE NOTE that by entering this giveaway, the entrants will be automated opted into our email list. This giveaway is limited to U.S. addresses only (but if U.S. residents want to help out Canadian or overseas friends by entering for them or taking on the shipping, we won’t judge).

Good luck!

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Find out more about The Lady from the Black Lagoon here.

(images: Harper Collins/Universal Studios)

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Kaila is a lifelong New Yorker. She's written for io9, Gizmodo, New York Magazine, The Awl, Wired, Cosmopolitan, and once published a Harlequin novel you'll never find.