About Sarah

Sarah Schulman is a novelist, playwright, screenwriter, nonfiction writer, and AIDS historian. She is the author of 18 books, most recently the novel The Cosmopolitans, selected by Publishers Weekly as one of the best American novels of 2016, and Conflict Is Not Abuse, which bell hooks called "Awesome, brilliant." Sarah is co-founder of the ACT UP Oral History Project (www.actuporalhistory.org), MIX: NYC Queer Experimental Film and Video Festival, now in its 30th year, and co-producer of UNITED IN ANGER: A History of ACT UP, a feature documentary film directed by Jim Hubbard. On the advisory board of Jewish Voice for Peace, Sarah is faculty advisor to Students for Justice in Palestine at the College of Staten Island, City University of New York where she is a Distinguished Professor.