Lisa Solod Warren is a former journalist published her first newspaper story at aged seventeen. In the past twenty-five years she has been an editor at Boston Magazine and with Whittle Communications, and a writer for The Boston Globe, The Boston Herald, Brain, Child, The Roanoke Times, and World News, among other publications. Her work had her interviewing such disparate personalities as Edward Gorey and Sylvester Stallone, and her seminal interview with Gorey is published in Ascending Peculiarity: Edward Gorey on Edward Gorey. Her as yet unpublished novels and story collection have been shortlisted for several fiction prizes, and her fiction has been published in a dozen literary journals and anthologies, and won several awards. Solod has received fellowships to the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Recently returning to non-fiction writing, she has published essays in France, A Love Story: Women Write About the French Experience and Matzo Balls for Breakfast: and other Memories of Growing up Jewish An anthology conceived and edited by her for Seal Press and entitled Desire: Women Write About Wanting is forthcoming Fall 2007. She lives in Virginia with her husband and daughter.