Mary Finn was a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow in the Bard College NEH seminar program on Hannah Arendt and she received an NEH fellowship to study fictional dystopias and utopias at St. Mary’s College in Moraga, CA. She was awarded the Educators for Educators fellowship with the National Women’s History Museum where she wrote curriculum about Charlotte Perkins Gillman’s writing. Mary founded and taught seminar courses at Polis, a text-based adult education program in San Francisco, CA. She graduated from the Graduate Institute of St. John’s College in Santa Fe, NM, which is a text-based, seminar-focused college. Mary’s worked as a high school teacher and administrator for 20 years. Her writing has been published in Ms. Magazine, Education Week, Orlando Weekly, The Mercury (Hobart, Australia), Salt Lake City Weekly, and the Baltimore Sun.