Contributor Bios

Tatyana Mamonova

Tatyana Mamonova is a feminist, prize winning author, poet, watercolor artist, journalist, publisher, producer, lecturer, scholar, facilitator and human rights advocate. She was the first feminist dissident from the USSR, in 1980, and is considered the founder of the Russian Women’s Movement. She was exiled for editing and publishing an underground art and literary journal containing the first collection of Soviet feminist writings, which has now been published in 11 languages and in over 22 countries. In 1990, Mamonova founded “Woman and Earth,” a bilingual Russian-English journal on eco-feminism. She continues her work as a journalist, notably serving as international advisor to Ms magazine.