MARGO BERDESHEVSKY was born in New York City in 1945 and was an actress. Her honors include 5 Pushcart Prize nominations & a "Special Mention" citation in 2008, The FC2 Ronald Sukenick/American Book Review Innovative Fiction Award, The Poetry Society of America's Robert H. Winner Award (selected by Marie Ponsot), The Chelsea Poetry Award, places in The Pablo Neruda & Ann Stanford Awards (selected by Yusef Komunyakaa), among others. Her works are published in leading literary journals including The Southern Review
, Kenyon Review
, New Letters
, and Poetry International
. Her "Tsunami Notebook" of poems and photographs was made during and following a journey to Sumatra in Spring 2005 -- to work in a survivors' clinic in Aceh. A poetic novel, "Vagrant" and an illustrated collection of her short stories, "Beautiful Soon Enough," are next at the gate. Margo Berdeshevsky currently lives in Paris.
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