ABOUT GERRY VISCO aka GERALDINE WINIFRED VISCO: Gerry is a freelance writer and photographer who has published stories and photographs in New York Press, The Village Voice, The New York Sun, New York Magazine, Fit Yoga, Beyond Race, Our Town, West Side Spirit, the Chelsea Clinton News, New York Blade Gay City News, Spread Magazine, The Villager, Columbia Review, the Adobe Anthology, and other publications in print and online. Her subjects have included such notables as Sufjan Stevens, Todd Haynes, Genesis P-Orridge, Buck Angel, Crispin Glover, the Cockettes, writer Daniel Mendelsohn, and other artists, musicians, and performers. She also writes restaurant reviews, features about yoga and martial arts, humorous essays, and anything else she can get into print. She currently host a radio show on WKCR FM 89.9 in New York City called "Arts and Answers" where she interview people involved in the arts. She is currently working on a memoir about her descent into the gritty exhilarating inferno of New York City during the 1970s and 1980s. She earned an MS from Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism in 2005, an MFA from Columbia's School of the Arts in 1990, a BA from Columbia's School of General Studies in 1987, and an AAS from Fashion Institute of Technology in 1980. She attended the French Culinary Institute and is a certified yoga teacher in training from the Iyengar Institute in NYC. She has worked as an editor, actor, secretary, model, teacher, and currently work as as the Academic Department Administrator at the Department of Classics at Columbia University.