A secret history of pseudonyms
In our "look at me" era, privacy now seems to be a thing of the past. Yet as Carmela Ciuraru's new book reminds us, this wasn't always the case. She explores the fascinating stories of more than a dozen authorial impostors across centuries and cultures.
- Carmela Ciuraru: Author and journalist. Her anthologies include "First Loves: Poets Introduce the Essential Poems That Captivated and Inspired Them" and "Solitude Poems." Her latest is "Nom de Plume: A (secret) History of Pseudonyms."