GOLDSMITH, Barbara. American. Genres: Novels, History, Social commentary, Biography, Essays. Career: Member, National Book Award Foundation, 1992, Guild, Author's League, 1983-. Trustee, New York Society Library, 1986-. Advisory Board, National Dance Institute, NYC, 1980-. Trustee, New York Public Library; Member, Executive Board, American P.E. N.; Director, New York State Council on the Arts, 1992; Commission for Preservational Access, 1984-94; Entertainment Ed., Woman's Home Companion, NYC, 1954-57; Founding Ed., New York Magazine, 1968-73; Sr. Ed., Harpers Bazaar, NYC, 1970-74. Publications: The Straw Man (novel), 1975; Little Gloria, Happy at Last, 1980; Johnson v. Johnson, 1987; Other Powers, 1998. Contributor of articles and essays to periodicals. Address: c/o Lynn Nesbit, Janklow & Nesbit Associates, 445 Park Ave Fl 13, New York, NY 10022, U.S.A.