He was like a man who had served a term in prison or had been to Harvard College or had lived for a long time with foreigners in South America.”
—Carson McCullers on Jake Blount, in The Heart is a Lonely Hunter
After graduating from Harvard, I worked in Venezuela and other Latin American countries, finally getting a Ph.D. in sociology (Northwestern U.) and teaching and writing on Latin American themes. I began writing fiction later, including a book of short stories...
Causes Geoffrey Fox Supports
Amnesty International, Médecins Sans Frontières