Dorothy Allison

Lance Cleland

Dorothy Allison is the bestselling author of Bastard Out of Carolina (a finalist for the 1992 National Book Award)Cavedweller, Trash:Stories, and a memoir, Two or Three Things I Know for Sure. She is also the author of The Women Who Hate Me, a collection of poetry; and Skin: Talking About Sex, Class, and Literature, a collection of essays.