Author

Barbara Fischkin is the author of three books: Muddy Cup: A Dominican Family Comes of Age in a New America (Scribner, 1997), a work of narrative nonfiction and  two satiric novels Exclusive and Confidential Sources (Bantam Dell 2005, 2006).

Muddy Cup chronicles fifty years in the life of a family of Dominican immigrants, as its members move from a palm hut near Puerto Plata to Queens, NewYork.     
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Exclusive,  the tale of two Long Island newspaper reporters who become foreign correspondents and fall in love, is the first satiric novel in Fischkin's "Lost Tribe of Ronkonkoma" series. 
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Confidential Sources, the sequel to Exclusive,  is an irreverent, bittersweet saga about the big issues of the day, in our world – and in our families: Love, war, marriage, parenthood...
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Copyright © 2008 Barbara Fischkin
Photography by Christopher Zach