EMILY L QUINT FREEMAN is the author of a singular memoir, entitled Failure to Appear: Resistance, Identity and Loss, which will be released on March 1, 2020 for Women’s History Month. A chapter of this book has been published by Narratively, a digital magazine dedicated to authentic storytelling. She has appeared on CNN Evening News and NPR’s All Things Considered; interviewed by numerous progressive radio stations, such as KPFA; and covered/quoted in The New York Times, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, National Catholic Reporter, Associated Press, InfoWeek, Wired, and The John Liner Review, among others. A lesbian activist, she began her commitment to peace and social justice while at UC Berkeley during the turbulent period of social and political change in the ‘60s. When she isn’t writing, you might find Emily planting veggie seeds in her garden or at her piano playing Scriabin.