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… And a little bit about Fran
Born: Philadelphia, Penn.
Grew up: Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Western Pennsylvania, Lowell and Lexington, Mass.
College: University of California at Berkeley, Phi Beta Kappa, BA in English
Other academic honors: National Merit Scholar, high school valedictorian
Other writing: Selected as a participant in fiction, Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, 1991
Memberships: American Friends of the Heschel Center for Sustainability (board secretary), Science Writers in New York, GetOrganizedBK, Park Slope Food Coop (Agenda Committee), Downtown East for Progress
Other interests: … running (typically 6.5 mi/day); studying Russian, French, and Hebrew; community service, especially working with refugees and cleaning up Prospect Park; volunteering in political campaigns; piano; learning to read Torah; re-learning to ride a bike; travel (next stops: Stonehenge; Venice, Italy; Greece); and of course, family and reading