About the Editor:Irene Borger is a journalist, fiction writer and teacher. Her work has appearedin many national magazines and newspapers, including Vogue, Mirabella,Architectural Digest, The Los Angeles Times and The Wall Street Journal. She has been Artist-in-Residence at AIDS Project Los Angeles since 1990,the same year she founded the Writers Workshop.About the Workshop:The Writers Workshop has been the subject of an essay on the MacNeil-LeherNews Hour, and of a half-hour radio documentary that aired nationwide onNational Public Radio. KCRW, NPR's Los Angeles affiliate, called the APLA WritersWorkshop readings "one of the best arts events of the year." The Workshop issupported by grants from the California Arts Council, a state agency; the NationalEndowment for the Arts, a federal agency; the City of Los Angeles CulturalAffairs Department, the Audrey and Syndey Irmas Charitable Foundation, the JohnM. Lloyd Foundation and the Klein Family Foundation.