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Cantara Christopher

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Cantara Christopher

<span class="Apple-style-span">Author, internationalist, housewife. A fan of foreign and true indie films, listens to Old Time Radio and Nostalgie, gets the news from Al Jazeera because it's the world's most comprehensive and accurate news agency.<br /> <br /> Runs an international literary magazine. Favors Free Trade. Volunteers promotional work at CECI-T (<a rel="nofollow" href="http://snurl.com/ceci-t" target="_blank">snurl.com/ceci-t</a>), a center in Quito for physically-challenged kids.<br /> <br /> You can share my projects and interests by following me on Twitter (<a rel="nofollow" href="http://twitter.com/cantaraworld" target="_blank">twitter.com/cantaraworld</a>).<br /> <br /> A free ebook of my memoir&nbsp;<i>In the Cardiology Ward</i>&nbsp;is available at <a rel="nofollow" href="http://bit.ly/cardioward" target="_blank">bit.ly/cardioward</a>. An excerpt from my memoir&nbsp;<i>A Poet from Hollywood</i>&nbsp;is available at bit.ly/stephengyllenhaal, and an excerpt from&nbsp;<i>Cold Open</i>, my first mystery in a series of set in the movie world, is available at <a rel="nofollow" href="http://bit.ly/coldopen" target="_blank">bit.ly/coldopen</a>. Find my IMDb listing at imdb.me/cantara.<br /> <br /> Upcoming projects:&nbsp;<i>Manda Djinn Brings Her Songs to Paris</i>, a film short, and&nbsp;<i>The Amanuensis</i>, a novel inspired by the life of Jacques Lusseyran, the blind leader of the French Resistance.</span>

Stories by Cantara Christopher

Today marks the thirty-fifth anniversary of President Kennedy’s assassination, and there isn’t a great deal I can add to the dialogue at...
As long as there’s a Castro Street, disco will never die. On one of the rare times I was allowed to take a walk with my teenaged son Robert and...
How we came to publish Stephen Gyllenhaal’s first collection, Claptrap: Notes from Hollywood, is a simple story. It began exactly a year ago...
It wasn’t the first thing on our minds to start a literary magazine last summer. Civilization—again—being assailed from within and...