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About the Author

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Gina Noelle Daggett is an award-winning writer, as well as a producer, director and video editor.


A cum laude graduate from Pacific University’s Creative Writing Program, Daggett has been freelance writing for over 22 years. Her words appear regularly in the Vancouver Sun, The Province, and CURVE Magazine. Throughout the years, she’s written for the Portland Tribune, Portland Monthly, Girlfriends, and Just Out. Her work has been featured in A Cup of Comfort for Inspiration anthology and The Kerf poetry journal.

In addition to her debut novel, Jukebox, which she is currently adapting, she is in the throes of her second work of fiction—a literary novel about generational family pain. ETA 2023.


As a creative writer, Daggett is perhaps best known under the pen name “Lipstick” in the popular international advice column Lipstick & Dipstick, which was featured in CURVE for over a decade. Voted the No. 1 column by readers, Lipstick & Dipstick published a book in 2007, a punchy, playful relationship guide. In addition to being a former columnist at CURVE, Daggett was also a contributing editor.


For the last decade, Daggett has also been working on stage and in front of the camera, both as herself and as her alter ego “Lipstick.” She has spoken on college campuses, at corporate headquarters, large events, and co-hosted two tv shows—one which currently airs on OUTtv Network and the other, a cooking show that is currently in development. 


Daggett is the Creative Director and Founder of Chateau Creative | Entertainment. One shingle focuses on design/marketing, the other tv/film production. Chateau currently has numerous projects in various stages of development, including the adaptation and production of Jukebox.


When she’s not pounding the keys on her computer, Daggett is pounding the pavement on the tennis court, hanging out on the lake, playing hockey, snow skiing, or volunteering with the Whistler Adaptive Snow School.


Born and raised in Paradise Valley, Arizona, Daggett now calls Whistler, British Columbia home.

For more, visit her website at the link below.

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