The Star welcomes submissions of essays for its “Guestwords” column, of between 700 and 1,200 words, and of short fiction, between 1,000 and 2,000 words.
Authors can email their pieces (in text or Word format) to firstname.lastname@example.org, with “Fiction” or “Guestwords” in the subject line.
Submissions must be sent in their final versions. Rough drafts will not be accepted. A very short biographical note must be included.
Jordan L. Gruzen, an architect whose firm played a significant role in the landscape of New York City, died of cancer on Jan. 27 at home in Manhattan’s Battery Park City on Jan. 27 He was 80 and had been ill for the past year.
Mr. Gruzen lived in the apartment buildings and houses he designed, including the building on South End Avenue where he died. He summered in Amagansett for more than 50 years, living at Lazy Point for the last eight and building a house on Cranberry Hole Road, which is to be completed in June.