Marge Piercy

Born 1936, lives on Cape Cod in Massachussets/USA. Piercy is a writer and has published 16 novels, including Woman on the Edge of Time, Gone to Soldiers, He, She and It, City of Darkness, City of Light, The Longings of Women, Third Child. Whether writing speculative, historical or contemporary fiction, Piercy has always explored the lives of women, choices open to them, their problems and passions. Her 16 books of poetry include The Moon is Always Female, My Mother's Body, Circles on the Water, What are Big Girls Made of, The Art of Blessing the Day: Poems with a Jewish theme, and Colors Passing Through Us.