Boris Fishman
Boris Fishman was born in the former Soviet Union and immigrated to the United States at nine. His journalism, essays, and criticism have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, The New Republic, The Wall Street Journal, The London Review of Books, and other publications. He has received residencies and fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Fine Arts Work Center, Djerassi Resident Artist Program, Blue Mountain Center, La Napoule Art Foundation, the Albee Foundation, and others. His first novel, A Replacement Life, about a failed journalist who starts forging Holocaust-restitution claims for old Russian Jews in New York -- from which he read at the Vica Miller Salon in January, 2012 -- is forthcoming from HarperCollins in 2014. Please see