Sarah Schulman

Sarah Schulman is a playwright, novelist and journalist. Her plays include Carson McCullers (2002) and Manic Flight Reaction (2005), both produced at Playwrights Horizons, and the theatrical adaptation of Isaac Bashevis Singer's Enemies, A Love Story. She has written the novels The Child (2007), Shimmer (1998), Rat Bohemia (1995), Empathy (1992), People in Trouble (1990), After Delores (1988), Girls, Visions and Everything (1986), and The Sophie Horowitz Story (1984). Her nonfiction work includes STAGESTRUCK: Theater, AIDS, and the Marketing of Gay America (1998) and My American History: Gay and Lesbian Life During the Reagan/Bush Years (1994). She is one of two coordinators of the ACTUP Oral History Project and has received awards from the Guggenheim for Playwriting, the Fulbright for Judaic Studies, in addition to two American Library Association Book Awards (fiction and nonfiction) and three New York Foundation for the Arts Fiction Fellowships. She was also a Finalist for the Prix de Rome. Ms. Schulman is currently a Full Professor of English at The College of Staten Island, CUNY, and an Associate at the Goddard College MFA program.

Last updated: May 9, 2024