Los Angeles, CA—Allison is an LA based designer and writer. She teaches a workshop in hybrid forms at California Institute of the Arts. Her first book, A Fixed, Formal Arrangement, is forthcoming from Les Figues Press in 2008. Her work has otherwise been published in P-Queue, 5_Trope, Fence, 3rd Bed, and other journals.
Highland Park, NJ—\”I earned my masters and doctorate in music composition from Indiana University-Bloomington, where I studied with Claude Baker, Eugene O\’Brien, and Don Freund. I have participated in master classes with Ellen Taafe Zwilich, Shulamit Ran, and Ladislav Kubik. My compositions have been performed by the Contemporary Music Forum in Washington, D.C., at the Festival of Women Composers International, at Society of Composers Regional Conferences, at the Midwest Composers Symposium in Oberlin, and at the Seventh International Alliance of Women in Music Concert. I was awarded an orchestral reading session by the Bay Area Women\’s Philharmonic and a broadcast… more »
New York, NY—Khalil was born in Detroit and raised in Florida. He is the author of 19 Names For Our Band (Fence Books, 2008). His poetry, fiction, and photography have appeared in Boston Review, NOON, Canarium, Encyclopedia, Court Green, and Aufgabe among others. His awards include the Grolier Poetry Prize and fellowships from the Millay Colony for the Arts and the Ucross Foundation. A graduate of Bard College and Brown University; he lives in New York
Glen Ellen, CA—Dennis is a painter living and working in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is a graduate of Virginia Art Institute and earned his BFA degree from California College of the Arts in Oakland, California in 1980. Most recently his work was included in the exhibition \”Rembrandt to Thiebaud: A decade of collecting works on paper\” show at the Legion of Honor Museum in San Francisco.
His travels to India, Japan, Morocco, among other places has been a great source of inspiration in his work. Over the last several years his work has centered around the use of… more »
Newtonville, MA—Naoe has worked in various artistic mediums including installation, printmaking, sculpture, drawing, video and performance art. Over the last seven years, Suzuki has been focusing on drawings. Specifically, she creates precise and psychologically charged drawings in mineral pigments and graphite using imagery from the history of art, medical and scientific literature, plant life, animals, and fashion.
Her recent exhibitions include: Drawn to Gravity at Grand Central Art Center at California State University Fullerton; Annual Exhibition at the DeCordova Museum in Lincoln, MA; Fractured Fairytales at the Asian American Art Center, New York, NY; Subjective Reality at Judy Ann… more »
Knoxville, TN—\”I was born in New York City in 1974 and moved to the San Francisco Bay Area in 1997. I spent close to a decade in community service, working as a child advocate, a homeless shelter case manager, a domestic violence counselor and a progressive services support provider for people with mental disabilities. I began writing in 2001 and am grateful for support from The Writing Seminars program at Johns Hopkins University, The University of Tennessee, The Eastern Frontier Educational Foundation and The Jerome Foundation. I\’ve won a John C. Hodges short-story prize and am currently working on a… more »