Merrill Joan Gerber

Merrill Joan Gerber has published ten novels—among them King of The World, which won the Pushcart Press Editors’ Book Award, and The Kingdom of Brooklyn, winner of the Ribalow Award from Hadassah Magazine. She teaches fiction writing at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, California. Her new memoir, Beauty and the Breast: A Tale of Breast Cancer, Love and Friendship, will be published in October.

A Life in Letters

A decades-long correspondence with the Italian writer Arturo Vivante covered it all: hardship, love, and the endurance of art

by Merrill Joan Gerber | Monday, December 07, 2015

Follow the Thread Into the Labyrinth

by Merrill Joan Gerber | Monday, May 09, 2016