Jose Bechara was born, lives, and works in Rio de Janeiro. His most significant solo and group exhibitions include those held at the Culturgest in Lisbon, Portugal; the XXV So Paulo International Biennial, Brazil; the Museum of Modern Art of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; the Tomie Ohtake Institute in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Issue 3 Spring 2009
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Peter Turchi is the author of Maps of the Imagination: The Writer as Cartographer;Suburban Journals: The Sketchbooks, Drawings, and Prints of Charles Ritchie (in collaboration with the artist); The Girls Next Door; Magician; and The Pirate Princ, co-written with Cape Cod treasure hunter Barry Clifford, about Clifford's discovery of the pirate ship Whydah.
Elizabeth Searle is the author of three books of fiction: My Body to You, which is forthcoming in a new paperback edition; A Four-Sided Bed, a novel nominated for an American Library Association Book Award and Celebrities in Disgrace, which is forthcoming from Bravo Sierra Productions as a short film.
T. Coraghessan Boyle is the author of twenty books of fiction, including, most recently, The Women (2009). He received a PhD degree from the University of Iowa in 1977, his MFA from the University of Iowa Writers\' Workshop in 1974, and his BA in English and History from SUNY Potsdam in 1968. He has been a member of the English Department at the University of Southern California since 1978.
Jane Bernstein's fifth book, Rachel in the World, was published in Fall 2007. Her awards include arts fellowships in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania, two National Endowment Fellowships, and a 2004 Fulbright Fellowship spent in Israel, where she taught at Bar-Ilan Universitys Creative Writing Program.
Michael S. Harper has published more than ten books of poetry, most recently Selected Poems (2002). He has received awards from the Guggenheim Foundation and a National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Award. He is University Professor and Professor of English at Brown University, where he has taught since 1970.