Martha Roth is the author of Arousal and co-editor of Transforming a Rape Culture (both published by Milkweed Editions). Her other books include Mother Journeys: Feminists Write about Mothering, and the critically-acclaimed novel Goodness. Educated at l’Universite de Paris-Sorbonne and at the University of Chicago, Roth is the founding editor of Hurricane Alice: A Feminist Quarterly. She has lectured the University of Waterloo (Ontario), the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, the University of Illinois at Chicago, and Sklodowska-Curie University, Lublin (Poland). Her play, The Life, was produced by the Theater at the Foot of the Mountain in 1979. Roth lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.