Sheila Isenberg is the author of the groundbreaking Women Who Love Men Who Kill (Simon & Schuster; new edition for the 21st Century, Diversion Books, October 2021); A Hero of Our Own: The Story of Varian Fry (Random House); and Muriel’s War: An American Heiress in the Nazi Resistance (Macmillan). She is co-author with the late William M. Kunstler of My Life As A Radical Lawyer (Birch Lane Press) and collaborator on The Life and Times of Ron Brown, A Memoir (William Morrow). Look for her newest book, Murder She Wants: Why Women Love True Crime, written with Dr. Jean Murley, next year.
Sheila Isenberg has been interviewed often by national and international media, and has appeared in several documentaries. A member of the Authors’ Guild, PEN, and Women Writing Women’s Lives, she is the recipient of fellowships and grants, including one from the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library. She lives with her family in New York’s Hudson Valley.
Awards and Recognition
- * Fellowship, the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. * Notable Book of the Year by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch (A Hero of Our Own) * Featured book by both the U. S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and Israel’s Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial (A Hero of Our Own)
Press and Media Mentions
- Today Show Good Morning America CNN with Anderson Cooper San Francisco Chronicle Chicago Tribune E! Entertainment-THS Investigates Fuji Network in Tokyo Vancouver Magazine The Independent, UK Planet Grand Pictures The Tennessean NoMinomo, Brazilian Web Magazine Madison Magazine, Australia Justice Magazine Kansas City Star WPIX, Channel 11, NYC Sunday Times, UK MSNBC New York Post ABC News Radio, NYC San Jose Mercury News Hartford Courant Vancouver Sun New Haven Register Firecracker Films Flaunt Magazine NBC (documentary for Women’s Entertainment Network) Pennsylvania Times Leader McCalls Magazine Rocky Mt News SKYTV ITALY, Milan NBC NEWS YAHOO Newswire SVERIGES RADIO MALMÖ, Sweden NINE NEWS, Australia REAL PEOPLE MAGAZINE, UK MADE.FOR.DIGITAL, documentary films, Amsterdam MIRROR.CO.UK