Sarah is a journalist and writer specializing in gender, activism, and popular culture.
Some of her unique sub-specialties include: gender in Occupy and other social movements; the politics of education from public schools to ivory tower; the intersection of pop culture and protest culture; abortion and teen sexuality on the big and small screens; Twilight, The Hunger Games and YA literature; discrimination in the highbrow literary world and the VIDA count ; Iconic female literary figures (such as Austen, Woolf and the Brontes) and their cultural legacy.
Sarah’s work has appeared in venues such as the Washington Post, Publishers Weekly, the Los Angeles Times, Ms. Magazine, The Jewish Daily Forward, and NPR, and on the websites of The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor, Salon, The Nation, AlterNet, the Women’s Media Center, The Wall Street Journal, Jezebel, The Daily Beast, and Mother Jones.
She has appeared on MSNBC, NPR, Sirius XM, and many progressive radio and television shows.
Follow her on Twitter @sarahmseltzer.
Where Are the Women at Occupy Wall Street? Everywhere - and They're Not Going Away
The Nation [October 26, 2011]
How Kate McKinnon’s Bonkers ‘SNL’ Impression Could Actually Help Hillary Clinton
Flavorwire [March 11, 2015 ]
Occupiers Aren't Running For Office. They Have Their Sights Set Higer
The Washington Post [January 12, 2012]
Do Dirty Dancing and Thelma and Louise Still Matter
The Wall Street Journal [August 9, 2011]
A Bit of Drama Stirs Attention, Without Anger
The New York Times [August 20, 2012]
Audiences Can Be Color Blind
The New York Times [August 17, 2012]