Catherine Gigante-Brown is a poet, novelist and essayist. Her works have appeared in numerous publications. Gigante-Brown’s novels, Paul and Carol Go to Guatemala, The El Trilogy (The El, The Bells of Brooklyn, Brooklyn Roses), Different Drummer and Better than Sisters are all available from Volossal Publishing. She divides her time between her native Brooklyn and Rosendale, New York, where she lives with her husband and son. A two-time breast cancer survivor, Catherine recommends SHARE Cancer Support.
the renowned conductor
of the Iraqi National Symphony Orchestra,
takes his cello to the sites
of some of the Baghdad’s
most violent acts