Author of LOLA,CALIFORNIA (FSG), CRAWL SPACE (FSG), and THE FAR FIELD: A NOVEL OF CEYLON (Houghton Mifflin). Writer-in-residence at Bard College; live in the Hudson Valley in upstate New York. Background in film, story analysis, theater, dance, music. Senior editor at Conjunctions, consulting editor elsewhere. Published work shows interest in Cuba, Latin America, California, Buddhism, dystopia, friendship, motherhood.