Harcourt published Lara Tupper's debut novel, A THOUSAND AND ONE NIGHTS, in 2007. (She is currently adapting this book into a screenplay if you are reading this, Christopher Guest.) Her second novel, OFF ISLAND, is a fictional account of Paul Gauguin's messy marriage. A jazz singer, Lara has crooned in a number of Middle Eastern and Asian cities (see debut novel, above). She taught writing at Rutgers University for nine years and now writes, teaches and sings in western Massachusetts. A proud participant in the Berkshire Festival of Women Writers, she leads writing workshops at Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health. She is currently at work on a memoir called THE GURU DIARIES.
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