Marilyn French is a bestselling author and a feminist scholar. She has published more than a dozen works of literary criticism, history, memoir, and fiction, and has been awarded a Harvard Centennial Medal.
Dorothy Allison is the acclaimed author of the nationally bestselling novel Bastard Out of Carolina, which was a finalist for the 1992 National Book Award.
Linsey Abrams has published three novels, Charting the Stars, Double Vision, and Our History in New York. She directs the MFA program in creative writing at the City College of New York.