Amy Hoffman is the author of several award-winning memoirs and, most recently, the novel The Off Season (2017). She teaches creative writing at Emerson College and the Solstice Low-Residency MFA Program at Pine Manor College. From 2003 through 2017 she was editor-in-chief of Women’s Review of Books. She has an MFA from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
During the AIDS crisis, different contingents of the LGBTQ movement set aside their differences to prioritize mutual care. What can we learn from this strategy today? And why is it still so difficult to talk about AIDS?