Sarah Schulman is a longtime AIDS and queer activist, and a cofounder of the MIX Festival and the ACT UP Oral History Project. She is a playwright and the author of seventeen books, including the novels The Mere Future, Shimmer, Rat Bohemia, After Delores, and People in Trouble, as well as nonfiction works such as The Gentrification of the Mind: Witness to a Lost Imagination, My American History: Lesbian and Gay Life during the Reagan/Bush Years, Ties That Bind: Familial Homophobia and Its Consequences, and Stagestruck: Theater, AIDS, and the Marketing of Gay America. She is Distinguished Professor of the Humanities at The City University of New York, College of Staten Island.

Books in order of publication:

The Sophie Horowitz Story1984
Girls, Visions and Everything1986
After Delores1988
People in Trouble1990
Empathy1992
My American History: Lesbian and Gay Life During the Reagan/Bush Years1994
Rat Bohemia1995
Stagestruck: Theater, AIDS, and the Marketing of Gay America1998
Shimmer1998
The Child2007
Ties That Bind: Familial Homophobia and Its Consequences2009
The Mere Future2009
The Gentrification of the Mind: Witness to a Lost Imagination2012
Israel/Palestine and the Queer International2012
Conflict Is Not Abuse: Overstating Harm, Community Responsibility, and the Duty of Repair2016
The Cosmopolitans2016
Maggie Terry2018