Harriet Sohmers Zwerling

is an eighty year old woman, fifties expatriate, writer, translator, teacher, and mother of the funk musician, MiloZ.  Her collection of stories, Notes of A Nude Model, was published by Spuyten Duyvil in 2003.  Her work has appeared in the anthology The Bold New Women issued by Fawcett, the Brooklyn Rail in 2006, and as an afterword in Alfred Chester’s novel Jamie Is My Heart’s Desire, in little mags such as Raritan and Provincetown Review.  She translated Les Infortunes de la Vertu of the Marquis de Sade for Obelisk Press.