Robin Morgan Writer, Activist
An award-winning author, feminist leader, political analyst, journalist, and editor, Robin Morgan has published more than 20 books, including six of poetry, four of fiction, and the now-classic anthologies Sisterhood Is Powerful, Sisterhood Is Global, and Sisterhood Is Forever. Her work has been translated into 13 languages. A founder of contemporary US feminism, she has also been a leader in the international women’s movement for 25 years. Recent books include: A Hot January: Poems 1996-1999; Saturday’s Child: A Memoir; her best-selling The Demon Lover: The Roots of Terrorism, her new historical novel, The Burning Time, and her latest nonfiction work, Fighting Words: A Tool Kit for Combating the Religious Right. She has founded or co-founded numerous feminist organizations, including The Sisterhood Is Global Institute (www.sigi.org), and The Women’s Media Center. In 1990, as Editor-in-Chief of Ms, she relaunched the magazine as an international, award-winning bimonthly free of advertising, resigning in 1993 to become Consulting Global Editor. A recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts Prize (Poetry), the Front Page Award for Distinguished Journalism, the Feminist Majority Foundation Award, and a host of other honors, she lives in New York City. She has just completed a new novel, as well as working on a new book of essays and one of poems. She is also the writer, director, and host of Women’s Media Center Live with Robin Morgan, a weekly hourlong radio show on CBS WJFK 1580 AM and online national podcast in 110 countries on iTunes and on www.WMCLive.com.