Ingrid Blaufarb Hughes
Ingrid Blaufarb Hughes was born in London in 1945 and grew up in Greece, Washington DC, Saigon, Singapore and Colorado. She married very young and settled in New York with her husband. Her daughter and son grew up there, and she attended the School of General Studies at Columbia University. For many years she taught English to immigrants and native New Yorkers on several campuses of the City University of New York, where she met many inspiring young people. She served as an officer in the union of faculty and staff at CUNY, then after her son’s death devoted herself to writing about him. Her poems and stories have been published in a number of print and online periodicals and her new book, Losing Aaron, is available from Amazon. She lives now with her husband in the Hudson Valley, where she is active in a peace group, Women in Black.