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Leon Rubin


Leon M. Rubin

After nearly 17 years in South Florida, Leon M. Rubin escaped to the North Georgia mountains in 2006 with his wife, Suzi.  He is grateful that, after spending a dozen years as a writer and editor for Cultural Quarterly, he can continue to be involved with the publication.  Leon is president of The Rubin Communications Group and has been working with arts and cultural organizations as a writer and public relations consultant for more than three decades – going all the way back to his days as Arts Editor of The Lantern, the student newspaper at The Ohio State University

Stephanie Krulik


Stephanie Krulik

Stephanie Krulik is a widely published writer specializing in the arts, personality profiles, health issues and thoroughbred horse racing.  In a career that spans almost 30 years, she is pleased to be a writer for the Cultural Quarterly magazine.  Stephanie is the author of a non-fiction book, Interrupted Live: A Holocaust Remembrance, the true experiences of  two German- born Holocaust survivors.  Her published work, found in numerous literary magazines and journals, often gives voice to issues of survival. She   has interviewed the well-known and the famous, including the ladies milliner, Eric Javits; dress designer, Diane Von Furstenberg, and the thoroughbred horse trainer, Woody Stevens. She is listed in Who’s Who in U.S. Writers, Editors & Poets. Her post graduate courses include seminars in journalism, non-fiction and fiction writing. She is a member of a south Florida based professional writers’ critique group. Stephanie lives in western Broward County, Florida with her husband Gary, a retired Orthopedic Surgeon.

Rachel Galvin


Rachel Galvin

With over ten years of experience under her belt, Galvin has written about a bit of everything. But her passion for the arts has led her to focus on fine art, culinary art, public art and the performing arts. She has written for over 35 local publications, including “CitySmart Magazine,” “Palm Beach Illustrated,” “Capture Life,” “Art of the Times,” “Metromix.com,” “The Sun-Sentinel,” “The New Times,” “The Forum” and elsewhere. This Boca Raton resident was first published at the age of six and has used the power of the pen not only for the media but also for writing screenplays, books, press releases, websites and poetry.

This History major, who graduated from the University of Colorado in Boulder, included in her studies Art History, which she pursued in part in Italy for five weeks, specializing in medieval art. She is excited to write for The Cultural Quarterly and have a chance to highlight the work of talented local artists.
She also is on the Historical Advisory Committee for Coral Springs.

Her right-brained mentality has led her to pursue the creative arts also through acting, taking a lead in numerous local independent films, including some recently shown in local theaters or in production, such as the Sci-Fi spoof “Elixir,” the feature film/ TV series "Lucky Streak & the Crime Fighters” and short films like “A Life Worth Living,” “Intersect” and “The Delivery…”

Rachel has also written a book on the acting industry called "Basics of the Biz" and has her own award-winning online radio show interviewing filmmakers.

 

Susan F. Davis“Suzi”


Susan F. Davis“Suzi”

Suzi is a baby-boomer who loves Elvis, John Wayne, and all Ben and Jerry ice cream.  She is an avid Gator fan and former long-time resident of Gainesville, Florida.  For 32 years, Suzi was a teacher of theatre and a director of plays on the high school level.  Her love affair with the arts is an ongoing one.  She is the proud parent of a daughter majoring in education at UF, and an equally proud step-parent of two sons.  Currently, she is retired from education and lives happily on a mountain in North Georgia with her husband, precious pup, Patch, and precocious cat, Princess Margaret.


Smantha Rojas

 

Samantha Rojas

Samantha Rojas joined the Cultural Division in February 2002. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from the University of Toronto in Canada, and has seven years business, marketing, promotional and budgeting experience with Estee Lauder Cosmetics, Canada. As a freelance writer for Swan Communications, Inc. she has written professionally for the last 10 years, and writes the copy for all Cultural Division publications. She has published articles and profiles on the arts and culture in Broward County for the fine arts magazine, Cultural Quarterly and Go Riverwalk Magazine. Originally from Trinidad and Tobago in the Caribbean, Samantha lived in Toronto for 12 years before making Fort Lauderdale her home.

 
 

Helen Foster

 

Helene Foster

Helene Foster is honored to write for Cultural Quarterly.  Her articles have been featured in Cultural Quarterly for nearly a decade as well as in a variety of national and local publications. She loves the arts, especially dance, and has worked in many venues as a theater writer, dance instructor and publicist for non-profits organizations in South Florida. Helene is a freelance writer living in Parkland with her husband Michael and their sons, Evan, 7 and Jacob, 4.

 

 

Lisa Turano Wojcik

Lisa Turano Wojcik has dual interests in the arts and sciences.  Ms. Wojcik graduated the University of New Mexico with a BS in Biology and Geology.  She has had a long career in the field of civil engineering and continues her interest in writing. Lisa has published short stories for the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series, articles on mid-century modern architectural preservation, and is working on a novel.  She is also a member of a local writer’s group.  Lisa teaches fine art appreciation and multicultural art. She was a program coordinator for the Meet the Masters Fine Arts program in Broward County schools for eight years and the creator of the popular event, “Arts Alive.”  Lisa lives in Fort Lauderdale with her husband, Robert, three cats, and two of her three sons.  Her eldest son and daughter-in-law live in the Orlando area.

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