Women lose their lives not knowing they can do something different…” from two or three things i know for sure.
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|Birth:||11th April, 1949|
|Profession:||Novelist, Poet, Writer|
Dorothy Allison was born in Greenville, South Carolina. She is an American novelist, poet, and writer. Her writing includes themes of class struggle, sexual abuse, child abuse, feminism and lesbianism. Allison's first novel, the semi-autobiographical Bastard Out of Carolina, was published in 1992 and was one of five finalists for the 1992 National Book Award. She responded to these critics in The Women Who Hate Me: Poems by Dorothy Allison, a collection of poems that won her recognition among the gay and lesbian community. In 1988, Allison published Trash: Short Stories, a collection of semi-autobiographical short stories, which won her two Lambda Literary Awards. Cavedweller, Allison's second novel, was published in 1998 and became a New York Times bestseller. She received her M.A. in urban anthropology in 1981.
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