Robin is a writer and bookstore employee living in an historically significant Boston suburb called Waltham. She is the founder and soon-to-be moderator of the upstart literary fiction group, Back Page Writers. She likes film, trivia, and tapas. Her favorite word is ‘genuflect.’ Her blog can be found here: http://www.frostyouraggies.blogspot.com/
To receive his MFA in Studio Art at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston in affiliation with Tufts University, all Erik Benjamins has to do is make a thesis. It will happen this spring and explore the psychological and cultural associations inherent within the taste of both comfort and discomfort foods. Born and raised in Southern California, Erik received his BA at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles where he double majored in Communication Studies and Studio Arts. A firm believer in collaboration within and beyond the art community, Erik is currently seeking and welcoming conversation from parties both familiar and unknown. Recently he has shown work at Anthony Greaney in Boston, MA and Printed Matter in New York, NY.
Jessica Borusky is a Floridian Feminist who currently lives and works in Boston, MA where she is pursuing her MFA at Tufts/School of the Museum of Fine Arts. If can we imagine time as a big’ol pie; thinking about, working with, & working on bodies(!) would constitute the largest slice for Jessica.
Andrea Frank is a German artist based in Cambridge, MA and New York City. She teaches Photography and Related Media at the MIT Program in Art, Culture and Technology in Cambridge, MA.
Cindy Hinant is a mixed media artist from Indianapolis, Indiana who currently lives and works in Harlem, New York. She received a BFA from Herron School of Art and Design and MFA from the School of Visual Arts. She was a founding member and director of the Community Museum Laboratory, an experimental art space in Indianapolis. She has shown her work in various cultural institutions across the US including: The Athens Institute of Contemporary Art, GA; The Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, IN; Woodbury School of Architecture, CA; and Miguel Abreu Gallery, NY. Examples of her work can be viewed at
J.D. Ho recently completed an MFA in Writing at the University of Texas in Austin. Her work has appeared in Crab Orchard Review, Kartika, The Horn Book Magazine, Deus Loci, and Louisiana Literature, and she was nominated for a 2010 Pushcart Prize. Her collaborative projects include short films and work with both sculptors and illustrators.
Stuart Kurtz is a free-lance writer of arts reviews, travel, social, and interview articles, and now a playwright and poet. His blog is www.stuartkurtz.blogspot.com.
Vincent Scarpa is pursuing his BFA in Writing, Literature, and Publishing from Emerson College. His fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Vestal Review, Monkeybicycle, decomP, The Emerson Review, and other journals.
Seth Shaw is a graduate of the School of Visual Arts living in Mass., NYC, and parts unknown. Primarily a sci-fi and horror cartoonist, he is also a sculptor, puppeteer, and sometime van muralist. His work has been on Cartoon Network, Indymogul.com, and numerous low budget films. To learn more, visit his website at: www.thundergodsart.com.