Sophie Lewis

Sophie is a writer based in Philadelphia and the author of Full Surrogacy Now: Feminism Against Family as well as Abolish the Family: A Manifesto for Care and Liberation. Dr. Lewis is an independent scholar visiting at the Center for Research in Feminist, Queer, and Transgender Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, besides teaching online courses at the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research. You can find Sophie’s essays in many magazines and journals including academic ones like Feminist Theory and nonacademic ones like The New York TimesHarper’sBoston Reviewn+1, and The London Review of Books. Sophie studied English and then environmental politics at Oxford University, followed by politics at the New School for Social Research. She completed her PhD at the University of Manchester and has been freelance ever since: you can support her and read her writing at

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