Michelle Bowdler is the author of Is Rape a Crime?: A Memoir, an Investigation, and a Manifesto. Her debut book was longlisted for the National Book Award for Nonfiction, named a Must-Read by TIME Magazine, and on Best Books lists for the Boston Globe and Publisher’s Weekly. She is the recipient of a Barbara Deming Memorial Award and fellowships from MacDowell and Ragdale. Her essays have been published in the New York Times, Literary Hub, Psychology Today, and elsewhere, and twice nominated for a Pushcart Prize.