|Birth Day||April 11, 1949|
|Birth Place||South Carolina|
|Dorothy Allison age||74 YEARS OLD|
Dorothy Allison, a renowned activist from South Carolina, has achieved great success throughout her career, both in terms of her contributions to social causes and in her financial prosperity. With an estimated net worth of $3 million projected for 2023, Allison has secured a significant amount of wealth. However, her true impact lies in her activism and advocacy work, championing for marginalized communities and fighting for social justice. Through her tireless efforts, Dorothy Allison has become a symbol of empowerment and inspiration for many, leaving a lasting legacy in the fields of activism and social change.
An American feminist Writer whose works discuss sexual abuse, lesbianism, and class struggle, she is best known for Trash: Short Stories (1988) and Skin: Talking About Sex, Class, & Literature (1994). Her autobiographical novel, Bastard Out of Carolina (1992), was a finalist for the National Book Award.
Her second novel, Cavedweller, was a New York Times bestselling book and also won a Lambda Literary Award.
Born in South Carolina, she settled in California with partner Alix Layman.
She was influenced by the literary work of Toni Morrison.