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Poet

Doris Bauman Gold

Doris Bauman Gold founded Biblio Press to offer Jewish women a better sense of their history and to create a venue for authors of new feminist rituals and prayers.

Ruth Fainlight

Ruth Fainlight’s poetry interweaves her feminism and elements of Judaism with highly symbolic language.

Andrea Dworkin

A lightning rod for controversy, Andrea Dworkin denounced violence against women, advocated women’s self-defense, and drafted groundbreaking legislation claiming that pornography violated women’s civil rights.

Sophia Dubnow-Erlich

Sophia Dubnow-Erlich’s socialist views were reflected both in her acclaimed poetry and in her passionate activism.

Celia Dropkin

Celia Dropkin defied both social and artistic conventions with her sensual, free-verse, Yiddish poetry.

Stella Drabkin

A talented painter and mosaicist who also innovated new methods of printmaking, Stella Drabkin believed the mark of an artist was their ability to work in any medium, guided by the needs of their art. Drabkin worked as a commercial artist before studying at the Philadelphia Graphic Sketch Club, where she created a series of prints in the 1930s called Old Philadelphia, which depicted street scenes in working-class, ethnic neighborhoods.

Selina Dolaro

A noted opera singer and theater producer, Selina Dolaro proudly defended her choices as a single mother making a living in the arts.

Maya Deren

Maya Deren became one of the most important avant-garde filmmakers of her time for her use of experimental editing techniques and her fascination with ecstatic religious dances.

Rosellen Brown

In her fiction, Rosellen Brown confronted themes of alienation, responsibility for others, and racial tension in America.

Ruth F. Brin

Ruth F. Brin helped transform modern prayer with her evocative writing, translation, and poetry.

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