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Dorothy Allison


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Dorothy Allison (born April 11, 1949) is an American writer, speaker, and member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers. more »

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  • ''Fiction is a piece of truth that turns lies to meaning.''
    Dorothy Allison (b. 1949), U.S. author and lesbian feminist. Skin, ch. 18 (1994). Allison—a lesbian feminist essayist, fiction writer, and po...
  • ''... survival is the least of my desires.''
    Dorothy Allison (b. 1949), U.S. author and lesbian feminist. Skin, ch. 22 (1994). Allison had suffered a poverty-stricken, violence-ridden, Southe...
  • ''Class, race, sexuality, gender—and all other categories by which we categorize and dismiss each other—need to be excavated from the inside.''
    Dorothy Allison (b. 1949), U.S. author and lesbian feminist. Skin, ch. 2 (1994). Allison had grown up in a very poor and dysfunctional South Carol...
  • ''I have wanted everything as a writer and a woman, but most of all a world changed utterly by my revelations.''
    Dorothy Allison (b. 1949), U.S. author and lesbian feminist. Skin, ch. 18 (1994). Allison—a lesbian feminist essayist, fiction writer, and po...
  • ''... fiction never exceeds the reach of the writer's courage.''
    Dorothy Allison (b. 1949), U.S. author and lesbian feminist. Skin, ch. 22 (1994). Allison wrote novels and short stories, as well as poetry and es...
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