Author: novels Our History in New York, Charting by the Stars, Double Vision. Stories, literary and cultural conversations on paper. Librettist: Rappaccini's Daughter, composed by Michael Cohen. Professor Emerita, The City College of New York: taught in and directed the MFA program. Before that, a long-time member of the writing faculty at Sarah Lawrence College. Founding Editor: Global City Review and Press. globalcitypress.com.