Luisa Valenzuela was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1938. In 1958, she moved to France and wrote her first novel while living in Paris. In 1979, she moved to the United States and lived in New York for ten years, working as a writer in residence at the Center for...More
Lynne Vallone (Ph.D. SUNY Buffalo) is a professor of English at Texas A&M University, where she teaches children’s and young adult literature. She is the author of Becoming Victoria (2001) and Disciplines of Virtue: Girls’ Culture in...More
Marie France Van Damme’s collection of resort wear is available at
Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, and others. She lives in Hong Kong.
The editor of The Haiku Anthology, Cor van den Heuvel is an award-winning haiku poet living in New York City.
Kees van der Pijl is Professor of International Relations at the University of Sussex and the author of The Foreign Encounter in Myth and Religion; Nomads, Empires, States; Global Rivalries from the Cold War to Iraq; and Transnational Classes...More
Ben A. van der Pluijm is Professor of Geological Sciences and Professor of the Environment at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He is (co-)author of more than 120 research articles and editor/board member of several international journals. His research...More
Karen Van Dyck is the Kimon A. Doukas Professor of Modern Greek Literature in the Classics Department at Columbia University where she directs the Program in Hellenic Studies and teaches courses on Modern Greek and Greek Diaspora literature. Her most recent...More
Hendrik Willem van Loon received worldwide acclaim for the many books that he both wrote and illustrated. Among his most beloved are The Story of America, The Story of the Bible and The Life and Times of Rembrandt. European born and...More
Robert Jan van Pelt is a University Professor at the University of Waterloo. He lives in Toronto.
Mark Van Stone trained as a type designer, stone carver, and art historian, and is the leading interpreter of Maya calligraphic art.
David Van Zanten lives in Evanston, Illinois.