Florence Howe co-founded the Feminist Press in 1970. She became closely involved with the women's movement after her participation in the civil rights and anti-war movements in the 1960s. A founding mother of the women's studies movement during the 1970s and 1980s, she served as a professor of English at Goucher College and the College at Old Westbury, SUNY. She is the editor of No More Masks! An Anthology of Twentieth-Century American Women's Poetry and of The Politics of Women's Studies. She is a publisher/director emerita of the Feminist Press.