Amber S. Clark enjoys photographing humans, creatures, fruit, grand landscapes, textures, airplane vistas, aquatic happenings, factories, and manufactured impressions. Digital and 4x5 Polaroid are her chosen media, sometimes with a combination thereof. This year she has traveled to Prague and British Columbia and looks forward to the next adventure through a lens.
Jennifer May is drawn to meeting and photographing writers and artists, people who are dedicated to a craft. Her photography has been published in magazines such as People, Ladies’ Home Journal, Poets & Writers, and Food & Wine; and by such book publishers as Penguin, Algonquin, and Harcourt. Her work can be seen at www.jennifermay.com.When not taking pictures, she spends her time in the shadow of a great blue heron at her home in Woodstock.
Tobias Seamon is author of the novel The Magician’s Study (Turtle Point Press) and a poetry chapbook Loosestrife Along the River Styx (Foothills Publishing). The New York Post called The Magician’s Study “required reading,” while Booklist said it “heralds the arrival of a major talent.” He also wrote and directed Amerikan Partizan, a short film that premiered at the Spectrum 8 Theatres as part of the Edwood Film Festival. Nominated twice for the Pushcart Prize, Tobias’s work has appeared in McSweeney’s and The Mississippi Review. He lives with his wife in Albany.
Erika Alexia Tsoukanelis is an award-winning writer living in Willow, New York. She holds an MS from Columbia University School of Social Work and an MFA in fiction writing from Sarah Lawrence College. Erika, a Kripalu-certified yoga instructor, currently teaches at Namaste Yoga in Woodstock. She will be appearing as Mae in “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” at the CENTER for Performing Arts in Rhinebeck in October. Her novel Bird Faces East is so close to completion that she is breathless.