Shulman, Alix Kates (1932–)

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Shulman, Alix Kates (1932–)

American novelist and feminist. Born 1932 in Cleveland, OH; attended Case Western Reserve; New York University, MA in humanities; children: 2.

An early member of Redstockings and NY Radical Feminists, published Memoirs of an Ex-Prom Queen (1972), on being female in the 1950s, which was nominated for a National Book Award and regarded as the 1st important novel of the women's movement of 1970s; other works include To the Barricades: The Anarchist Life of Emma Goldman (1971), Burning Questions (1978), On The Stroll (1981), In Every Woman's Life (1987) and Drinking the Rain (1995).

See also memoir, A Good Enough Daughter (1999).