About the Author
Political author Anita Finlay writes for The New Agenda, a bi-partisan organization dedicated to improving the lives of women. Repeatedly named “Editors’ Pick” on BlogHer, featured on the nationally syndicated America’s Radio News Network, Anita is also a senior contributor to NoQuarter, a website recognized for its excellent political coverage. Her articles have been published on Real Clear Politics, MemeOrandum, FishbowlDC / Media Bistro, xoJane, and several other widely read political sites. Dirty Words on Clean Skin has just been added to the curriculum at Pasadena City College and accepted for inclusion to the Clinton Presidential Library. As an actor and native New Yorker living in Los Angeles, Anita Finlay has worked primarily in television for over twenty years, on such network series as “Castle,” “Brothers and Sisters,” “24,” “Hannah Montana,” “Boston Legal,” “Gilmore Girls,” “Vanished,” and “Judging Amy.” She spent seven years on “The Young and the Restless” as Dr. Nora Thompson and starred in a number of feature films and made-for-television movies including “Alternate Endings,” “The Last Place on Earth,” “Two Voices,” “Prison of Secrets, ”and “Visions of Murder.” She will soon guest star on "Perception" for TNT. Anita has done scores of commercial campaigns and worked in the theatre as a solo artist, writing and performing “The Devil Takes a Wife” to acclaim in Los Angeles theaters. She has also performed in regional theatres throughout the United States and had long running spokesperson contracts for a number of Fortune 500 companies.