Maralyn Lois Polak is a Philadelphia-based journalist, screenwriter, essayist, novelist, editor, spoken-word artist, performance poet and occasional radio personality. With architect Benjamin Nia, she has just completed a short documentary film about the threatened demolition of a historic neighborhood, "MY HOMETOWN: Preservation or Development?" on DVD. She is the author of several books including the collection of literary profiles, "The Writer as Celebrity: Intimate Interviews," and her latest volume of poetry, "The Bologna Sandwich and Other Poems of LOVE and Indigestion." Her books can be ordered by contacting her directly.
by Maralyn Lois Polak -- Have you noticed, Carpetbaggers are IN for the millennium. The
political process seems to be accommodating them excitedly like exotic
mutant strands of DNA seductively beckoning to a more…
by Maralyn Lois Polak -- It must have been something astrological. Or plate tectonics. Maybe
contrails. Aspartame. Red shift. Sunspots. La Nina. Fluoride in the
water. El Nino. Millennial madness. A mix-up in more…