Alexandria, VA – Douglas was born in New York City in 1970. After performing with various punk rock bands, he attended Williams College, receiving a BA degree in Physics and Music, with honors, in 1992. He holds an MM from the University of Oregon and a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania. His work, Palimpsest: A Composition of Maps, commissioned by Concert Artists\’ Guild for violinist Asmira Woodward-Page, was recently premiered at Carnegie Hall\’s Weill Hall. His work, Song of Rain and Wind, was commissioned by Catholic University as part of the Songs of the Forgotten War project. His work… more »
Susan Kim Campbell
Marina del Rey, CA – Susan was born in Palo Alto, California, and holds a B.A. in American Civilization from Brown University. Prior to her life as a writer, she led a varied career at the National Endowment for the Arts Literature Program, MSNBC, PBS and Barnesandnoble.com.
At the Millay Colony for the Arts, Susan worked on a memoir about her Korean mother, a former Catholic nun in Taegu, South Korea; the white American father her mother married and raised a family with in northern California; and the biological father in Korea Susan discovered after her mother’s death.
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San Francisco, CA: Brett received his M.F.A. in painting from San Francisco Art Institute in 2007 and his B.F.A. from Montana State University in 2002. He has exhibited his paintings in group and solo exhibitions in Italy, London, San Francisco and Southern California. He has been awarded residencies in Vermont and Italy. He’s been a guest artist and lecturer at Eastern Oregon University and U.C. Long Beach. He currently volunteers with the non-profit Art Seed in San Francisco teaching underprivileged kids how to paint.
Charlottesville, VA – Kristen-Paige Madonia was raised in southern Virginia where she received her BA from James Madison University. Her fiction has been published in “Sycamore Review”, “Inkwell”, “The South Dakota Review”, and “Pearl”, and she recently has been awarded writing residencies with Millay Colony for the Arts and The Studios of Key West. She holds an MFA from California State University, Long Beach where she taught creative writing and was awarded the Best Thesis Award for the College of Liberal Arts. Madonia received the Marianne Russo Fellowship to attend the Key West Literary Seminar and advanced fiction workshop with… more »
Astoria, NY – “My personal work often focuses on loss and healing. I am interested in Photography and Artists Books. I use the descriptive qualities of photography to explore an environment and reveal emotional truth in the everyday.
I live in New York City and received my BFA in Photography from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts in 1999. My photographs have been published in various publications worldwide and have also been featured in the books, Five Flights Up and Other New York Apartment Stories, by Toni Schlesinger, and Saturday Night, Sunday Morning: Playing and Praying in Black Culture, edited… more »
Scottsdale, AZ – Laurie Stone is author of the novel Starting with Serge (Doubleday), the memoir collection Close to the Bone (Grove), and Laughing in the Dark (Ecco), a collection of her writing on comic performance. A longtime writer for the Village Voice (1975-99), she has been theater critic for ‘The Nation’, critic-at-large on National Public Radio\’s Fresh Air, a member of The Bat Theater Company, and a regular writer for ‘Ms’., ‘New York Woman’, and ‘Viva’. She has received grants from The New York Foundation for the Arts, the Kittredge Foundation, Yaddo, the MacDowell Colony, Saltonstall Art Colony, Djerassi… more »