|Occupation||writer, editor, knitter, retired radiologist|
|Location||Philadelphia, PA, United States|
|Introduction||I began writing ten years ago when I was pursuing my MA, a midlife-crisis sort of thing. I wound up self-publishing my thesis as a novel, War on the Margins.It is now published in the UK and US by Duckworth. I am now self-publishing book #2, Flesh and Grass.|
|Interests||literary fiction, writing historical fiction, knitting, cats, Japan|
|Favorite Movies||Young Frankenstein, Blazing Saddles, Throne of Blood, Brokeback Mountain|
|Favorite Music||Mahler, Brahms, Beethoven, Mozart, Ellington, Brubeck, Uri Caine, Pink Martini|
|Favorite Books||anything by Mark Helprin, Cat's Eye by Margaret Atwood, Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood, 2666 by Roberto Bolano, Everything is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer|
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