Sarah Schulman is the author of seventeen books, which include both nonfiction books, plays, movies and novels, including The Gentrification of the Mind, After Delores and Rat Bohemia. Her new books are a novel The Cosmopolitans and a nonfiction book Conflict Is Not Abuse: Overstating Harm, Community Responsibility and the Duty of Repair.
I started off my creative career firmly outside of the closet. I felt like straight people had enough art by and for them, and since I was queer, then by god, my art would be too! I thought the distinction between “gay artist” and “artist who is gay” was irrelevant because I thought it was nonsense to rank aspects of myself.Read more.