Sarah Schulman is a novelist, playwright, screenwriter, journalist, and author of non-fiction books. Her most recent works are The Gentrification of the Mind: Witness to a Lost Imagination, Israel/Palestine and The Queer International, and the novels The Child and The Mere Future. Schulman is co-founder of MIX:NY Queer Experimental Film Festival, and The Act UP Oral History Project, which produced the feature length documentary United in Anger: A History of ACT UP. Her plays Carson McCullers and Manic Flight Reaction have been produced at Playwrights Horizons in New York, and two films: The Owls and Mommy is Coming showed at The Berlin Film Festival. Awards include Guggenheim in Playwrighting, Fullbright in Judaic Studies.