Stephanie Schroeder is a lesbian feminist writer and mental illness awareness activist. An advocate for social and economic justice, her political essays have been anthologized in the queer classic, That’s Revolting: Queer Strategies for Resisting Assimilation and in Here Come the Brides: Reflections on Lesbian Love and Marriage. She was a Contributing Editor at Curve Magazine. Her writing can also be found in GO! Magazine, on Shewired.com and Lesbian Life at About.com. Stephanie Schroeder is based in Brooklyn, New York. Beautiful Wreck is her first book.