Julie Ezelle Patton’s paperpiperhapPen stance think stain planes include Notes for Some (Nominally) Awake (Yoyo Labs, 2010), Riding with Crooked Ink (Belladonna 2013), B’s (Tender Buttons, 2013), and site-specific pieces appear in About Place Journal’s Rust Belt Tales, ((eco(lang)uage(reader)), Critiphoria. She & badassbassist Brad Jones noted words at the Stone this past September. She lives in New York City and directs an artist-housing and land conservation project (Let it Bee) in Cleveland, Ohio which has been honored with a 2012 Doan Brook Association Watershed Hero Award. She is a recipient of a 2010 and 2008 Acadia Arts Foundation grants, and a 2007 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship (Poetry).
Daniel Carter is both a writer and musician. His words appear in The Tinker: Innovative Arts and Literature Magazine, 50 Miles of Elbow Room, Number One (2000), Callaloo: A Journal of African Diaspora Arts and Letters, Dyed-in-the-Wool (2000), Intervalsss: The Poems and Words of Musicians (2000), Sex Sells Magazine (1997), and Wandering Archive One (1998). He has performed, recorded, and/or toured, with many musicians through the decades since the mid 60s, including Other Dimensions in Music, TEST, Yo La Tengo, Matthew Shipp, Anne Waldman, Kyp Malone, Sean Lennon, Reuben Radding, Eri Yamamoto, Ambrose Bye, Butch Morris, Wilber Morris, Yoko Ono, Karl Berger, Ryan Sawyer, Sabir Mateen, Hamid Drake, Federico Ughi, Sun Ra, Cecil Taylor, Kristin Prevallet, Sam Rivers, David Henderson, Anti-Pop Consortium, DJ Logic, Medeski Martin & Wood, William Parker, Roy Campbell, Charles Downs, Pete Drungle, Bob Moses, David S. Ware, Günter Hampel, Sunny Murray, Federico Ughi, Thurston Moore, Alan Silva, and many others. He lives in Manhattan with his wife, visual artist, Marilyn Sontag, and their two cats, Sophie and Minnie.