LA, CA – Teresa is the author of Requiem (Les Figues Press, 2005), and two chapbooks: Eye Hole Adore (PS Books, 2008), and Your Spiritual Suit of Armor by Katherine Anne (Woodland Editions, 2009). Other work has appeared in various publications, including Bombay Gin, Fold Appropriate Text, Luvina, American Book Review, emohippus greeting cards 1-3 and more. She was one of the organizers of the original Ladyfest in Olympia, Washington, and co-organizer (with Matias Viegener and Christine Wertheim) of Feminaissance, a colloquium on women, experiments and writing at the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art. Her recent work includes Explanation… more »
Rosendale, NY – “I studied music composition at SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Music from 2007-2010. My teachers included Joel Thome, Suzanne Farrin and Du Yun. I was able to graduate with honors in three years. Currently, I am an active composer and synthesizer player living in Brooklyn, NY. My projects include VaVatican, Yolt, Cloud Becomes Your Hand, Trumpet Trumpet Synthesizer and Grammy Award wining Orchestra of Our Time. With these ensembles I have toured extensively throughout the US and Canada.
Together, with 9 like-minded avant garde improvisers and composers, I am a founding member of a collective, record label… more »
Brooklyn, NY – Lindsay is a New York-based artist whose work ranges from collage to installation and writing. She received an MFA in Fiber and Material Studies from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a BFA in Textiles with honors from the Rhode Island School of Design. In 2002, Packer was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to India in Installation Art and has traveled extensively in India studying site-specific ephemeral imagery in sacred and secular contexts. She has participated in numerous group shows in Seattle, Chicago, Raleigh, New York and New Delhi including the 2009-10 Pollock-Krasner Fellows Exhibition… more »
Missoula, MT – Prageeta is the author of Bliss to Fill (Subpress Collective, 2000), The Opening Question (Fence Books, 2004, winner of the 2004 Fence Modern Poets Prize) and Infamous Landscapes (Fence Books, 2007). Sharma’s poems and writing have appeared in Art Asia Pacific, Bomb, Boston Review, Fence, Indiana Review, The Literary Review, Vanitas, Women’s Review of Books and other journals. She is the recipient of the 2010 Howard Foundation Grant. She is an Associate Professor in the Creative Writing program at University of Montana.
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NY, NY – “I’m the author of Imaginary Girls, a young adult novel published in the summer of 2011 by Dutton/Penguin, which garnered four starred reviews, including Kirkus and Publishers Weekly, and praise from The Los Angeles Times. Imaginary Girls was also published in Australia this summer by Pier 9/Murdoch Books. I hold an MFA in fiction from Columbia University, and was a fiction fellow with the New York Foundation for the Arts. I’ve been awarded residencies from the MacDowell Colony and Yaddo, and I will be a resident artist at Djerassi this spring. My next novel is forthcoming from… more »