MARKUS, Julia. American, b. 1949. Genres: Novels, Novellas/Short stories, Biology. Career: Hofstra University, New York, director of creative writers, 1981-. Publications: La Mora (novel), 1976; A Patron of the Arts (novella), 1977; (ed.) Casa Guidi Windows, by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, 1977; Uncle (novel), 1978; American Rose (novel), 1981; Friends along the Way, 1985; A Change of Luck (novel), 1990; Dared and Done: The Marriage of Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning (biography), 1995; Across an Untried Sea (biography), 2000. Address: Box 798, Planetarium Station, New York, NY 10024, U.S.A.