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Sarah Schulman
Sarah Schulman is the author of novels, nonfiction books, plays and movies. Her most recent works are THE COSMOPOLITANS,(The Feminist Press) which was picked as one of the "Best Books of 2016" by Publishers' Weekly, and a nonfiction book CONFLICT IS NOT ABUSE: Overstating Harm, Community... show more



Sarah Schulman is the author of novels, nonfiction books, plays and movies. Her most recent works are THE COSMOPOLITANS,(The Feminist Press) which was picked as one of the "Best Books of 2016" by Publishers' Weekly, and a nonfiction book CONFLICT IS NOT ABUSE: Overstating Harm, Community Responsibility and the Duty of Repair (Arsenal). She recently published ISRAEL/PALESTINE AND THE QUEER INTERNATIONAL from Duke University Press, THE GENTRIFICATION OF THE MIND: WItness to a Lost Imagination by University of California Press, the paperback of TIES THAT BIND: Familial Homophobia and Its Consequences and the paperback edition of her novel THE MERE FUTURE from Arsenal Pulp.Previous novels are THE CHILD, SHIMMER, EMPATHY, RAT BOHEMIA, PEOPLE IN TROUBLE, AFTER DELORES, GIRLS VISIONS AND EVERYTHING and THE SOPHIE HOROWITZ STORY. Her nonfiction titles are TIES THAT BIND: Familial Homophobia and Its Consequences, STAGESTRUCK:Theater, AIDS and the Marketing of Gay America, and MY AMERICAN HISTORY: Lesbian and Gay Life During the Reagan/Bush Years. A working playwright, her productions include: CARSON McCULLERS (published by Playscripts Ink), MANIC FLIGHT REACTION and the theatrical adaptation of Isaac Singer's ENEMIES, A LOVE STORY. As a screenwriter, her films include THE OWLS (co-written with director Cheryl Dunye)- Berlin Film Festival 2010, MOMMY IS COMING (co-written with director Cheryl Dunye)- Berlin Film Festival selection 2011. and JASON AND SHIRLEY, directed by Stephen Winter (Museum of Modern Art). She is co-producer with Jim Hubbard of his feature documentary UNITED IN ANGER: A History of ACT UP. As a journalist, her essays have appeared in The New York Times, The Nation, and Interview. She has won a Guggenheim Fellowship in Playwrighting, a Fullbright in Judaic Studies, two American Library Association Book Awards, and is the 2009 recipient of the Kessler Prize for sustained contribution to LGBT studies. Sarah is Distinguished Professor at the City University of New York, College of State Island, a Fellow of the New York Institute for the Humanities at New York University. A member of the advisory board of Jewish Voice for Peace, Sarah is faculty advisor to Students for Justice in Palestine at The College of Staten Island. She lives in New York.

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Birth date: July 28, 1958
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pedestrienne
pedestrienne rated it 9 years ago
The thing about this book is that sometimes Schulman will make observations/ drop truth nuggets like "You see so much more when you walk down the street alone. That's why people work so hard to avoid walking alone too often. What people see when they're alone can drive them mad." (p. 67) that please...
pedestrienne
pedestrienne rated it 9 years ago
The thing about this book is that sometimes Schulman will make observations/ drop truth nuggets like "You see so much more when you walk down the street alone. That's why people work so hard to avoid walking alone too often. What people see when they're alone can drive them mad." (p. 67) that please...
La Crimson Femme
La Crimson Femme rated it 11 years ago
Lusty lesbians sexing it up in bite size pieces is always a delight. In Best Lesbian Erotica, the stories are well written. Each of them provide a different erotic taste. With collections it is hard to rate the book when the stories are so different. This anthology only a few of the stories appe...
elisas8
elisas8 rated it 12 years ago
this collection of short stories is far and away better than the first in the series (i think it's the last of 3, at least with these editors). there were only a couple of stories that i wanted to skip and many that led me to check out other works by a number of the authors.
Carma Spence
Carma Spence rated it 13 years ago
You can read my review of this book at the New York Journal of Books here: http://www.nyjournalofbooks.com/review/mere-future
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