I grew up in Staten Island, NY, attended Curtis High School and then Harvard, and after graduation, taught in the Peace Corps in Ivory Coast, West Africa, My first novel, The Kermanshah Transfer, was published in 1973. After a career in business journalism and business publishing, during which time I published four nonfiction books, I went back to fiction in the late 1990s, and have published 20 short stories since then, in Nimrod, New York Stories, Pleiades, Potomac Review, Xavier Review, Quercus Review and elsewhere. My second novel, The Disappearance, was published in 2009.
Tolstoy, Updike, Flaubert, Chekhov, Simenon, Richard Russo, Michael Connelly, Trollope, Dickens, Philip Roth, the Bible
several short stories completed and others in the works. A new novel is underway.
The Permanent Press
Reading, walking, hiking, tennis, family history, Jewish history and religion
National MS Foundation, City Harvest, Mazon, Trustees of the Reservations, Preserve the Village Historic District, Ulpan Akiva (Netanya, Israel)
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