Amy Scholder (she/her)BOARD MEMBER

    Amy Scholder (she/her) has produced two highly acclaimed feature films. DISCLOSURE, a documentary about the history transgender representation in film and TV directed by Sam Feder, premiered at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, and was released as a Netflix Original in June 2020. MY NAME IS ANDREA, a hybrid documentary about feminist iconoclast Andrea Dworkin, directed by Pratibha Parmar, premiered at the 2022 Tribeca Film Festival.

    As a visionary leader in independent book publishing, Amy Scholder has brought high visibility to her authors and has been praised for her contribution to contemporary literature and popular culture. Her authors include Sapphire, June Jordan, Kathy Acker, David Wojnarowicz, Karen Finley, Ana Castillo, Coco Fusco, Elfriede Jelinek, Gary Indiana, Paul Preciado, Virginie Despentes, Kate Millett, Jill Johnston, Barbara Hammer, Joni Mitchell, Justin Vivian Bond, and Pamela Sneed. Over the years she has managed imprints at The Feminist Press, HIGH RISK Books/Serpent’s Tail, Verso, and Seven Stories. She is an editor-at-large at City Lights Books.

    She served on the Lambda Literary Board of Directors (2014-2020), and is currently serving on the City Lights Foundation Board.