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Publisher, Louis Mannie Lionni

 

 

 

 

 

10298174_798396873552791_4657783911702326118_oEditor, Genese Grill

Genese Grill is a writer of essays, a German scholar and translator, a book artist, and a cultural conspirator who believes in existential, aesthetic materialism. http://genesegrill.blogspot.com

 

 

 

 

CONTRIBUTORS

Eileen Andreoli

Eileen Andreoli is a longtime Winooski resident who is actively opposing the F35 basing in Vermont that will render over half of the entire city of Winooski unlivable.

 

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Ibnar Avilix

Ibnar is an artist and activist, who worked on the Vermont Sail Freight Project before devoting all of his time to community activism and social health work. He has been working to address city-wide concerns over public process, sustainable development, and environmental issues, attending city meetings, group and coalition meetings, one-on-one conversations with stake holders and experts in the city. Familiar with complex and obscure material by talking with zoning experts, architects, storm water managers, ecological designers, transportation planners, agricultural coordinators, and experts on public processes and planning. He has worked in individual groups for specific causes, but has also been working to ally the disparate groups in the city to work on shared concerns and causes. Ibnar is also self deployed as a Resident Support Specialist at Soteria House, a residence for folks having an early experience of psychosis that facilitates recovery by “being with” individuals.

 

60192_730538722749_5153915_nKathryn Barush

Kathryn Barush teaches art history and religion in Berkeley, CA.

 

 

 

 

bates-doty-linesync-_bat2312_1Carolyn Bates

Born in Kansas, hung out in Midwest until college, long hair, boots and jean skirts were her attire when she moved to a ranch in Colorado with her “true love”. Well that lasted less than a year, and she scooted out, leaving him in a sea of mud, after he pushed her car out of a ditch. And headed East. Vermont beckoned. Since 1973, when she started her pro photo biz with Don Hanson, she’s been pleasantly “stuck in Vermont,” trying to keep politicians in town on a road to somewhere she thinks is honest for Burlington’s growth.

 

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Debbie Bookchin is a journalist, author, and former press secretary to U.S. Congressman Bernie Sanders. She has published in The Nation, Atlantic Monthly, and many other venues, and recently coedited a new book of essays by her father, Murray Bookchin, called The Next Revolution: Popular Assemblies and the Promise of Direct Democracy.

 

 

MurrayMurray Bookchin

Murray Bookchin (January 14, 1921 – July 30, 2006) was an author, orator, historian, and political theorist. A pioneer in the ecology movement, Bookchin initiated the critical theory of social ecology  and a political theory called Libertarian Municipalism, based on popular assemblies and direct democracy.

 

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Antonello Borra

Antonello Borra is a poet, translator, and professor.

 

 

12669485_1112269128786159_8964926810684645222_n-1Michael Breiner

From the belly of another beast, Breiner contemplates Burlington…

 

 

 

 


12011349_1712648142292031_418434849486065360_n-1Stephen Callahan

Stephen Callahan pursues a utopian dream for a more aesthetic America . As both a philosopher and an idealist, he is one of those most dangerous radical extremists who insist on transfiguration through the truth.

 

 

 

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Brother Michael Carter

Brother Michael, a member of the Society of St. Edmund, lives and teaches at St. Michael’s College.

 

 

 

 

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Craig Chalone

Craig Chalone works as a library worker and has been a musician for 49 years.

 

 

 

 

headcrop1Infinite Culcleasure

Infinite is a lifetime disciple of Laura Fishman, Will Miller, Joan Smith, L.J. Palardy, and Andy “A-Dog” Williams.

 

 

 

1077158_10151743200389820_274822283_oMarie Davis

Marie Davis is an artist working in Burlington’s South End Arts District.

 

 

 

 

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Trish Denton

Trish Denton is an educator, performing artist and director.

 

 

 

 

Janifer Dumas

Janifer is a writer or essays and fiction.

Marc Estrin

Marc Estrin is a writer and political activist.

emerEmer Pond Feeney

Emer Pond Feeney is a library worker, writer, and mother. She and her partner live in the New North End with four indoor, domesticated cats, two outdoor, feral cats, and two mysterious teenagers.

 

 

 

image1-3Henry Finch

Henry Finch is a poet.

 

 

 

Pete Garitano

Pete Garitano moved to Vermont to raise a few children, and met other people who did not believe everything they were told.  He is a small-time farmer, challenging the wisdom of those who run the world.

dianeDiane Elliott Gayer

Diane Elliott Gayer is an architect by training, an ecologist by nature, and a problem-solver by instinct.  Her ongoing exploration in the world is a designing, writing, seeing practice in holistic being.

 

 


388375_232109670195057_1166351341_nA.K. Gaydos

A. grew up in Vermont. She currently lives in Boston, where she works for a prominent University and a not-so-prominent arts organization dedicated to public art as a vehicle for social change.

 

 

 

emg-pigEllyn Gaydos

Ellyn Gaydos is a non-fiction writer and a farmer living in upstate New York.

 

 

 

11834705_10153567244416450_745142068397736834_oNeil Grill

Neil Grill was a professor of English in the Bronx for 35 years, is now a psychoanalyst, and is also the editor’s father.

 

 

00000harrisoncolorKenneth E. Harrison, Jr.

Kenneth E. Harrison, Jr. once flourished on Peru Street.

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Herendeen

 

danh_2Dan Higgins

Dan Higgins is a photographer living in Vermont.

 

 

 

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Samuel Hughes

Samuel Hughes is a poet and essayist who lives in Burlington, Vermont.

 

 

 

 

genevieveGenevieve Jacobs

Genevieve Jacobs does her best to invigorate the generous branching of dendritic arbors, as a professor, psychotherapist, and bricoleur in Burlington VT.

 

 

 

Richard JosephRichard Joseph

Richard Joseph is an artist and a member of the Stop the F-35 Coalition in Winooski.

 

 

 

 

15253609_1795904940684294_1941879475319469770_nSeth Kanor

Seth Kanor is the author of Indian Leap, a novel.

 

 

 

 

Sir Feminist Killjoy

Sir Feminist Killjoy writes, makes art, and thinks somewhere in the deep corners of elsewhere.

Michael Long

Michael Long is a teacher of English and environmentalism who served on Burlington’s Zoning and Development Review boards for more than a decade.  His special interest is protecting watersheds and water quality.

093-cropAndrew Mack

Andrew sees the beauty in math, the math in music, and the music in efficient systems of organization.

 

 

 

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Rebecca Mack,  Julie Montera and Miranda Paquette

Rebecca, Julie, and Miranda work passionately with science, art, and children at Burlington Children’s Space.

 

Jamie Mackinnon

Jamie MacKinnon is a logger who loves the earth.

902866_10151387942174912_1234560577_oLisa Marchetti

Lisa Marchetti enjoys living in the outdoors.

 

 

 

 

 

brendan-dempseyFrank Martyr

Frank Martyr is prepping for the apocalypse.

 

 

 

barbara-mcgrew-photoBarbara Bordwell McGrew

Barbara Bordwell McGrew, M.A., M.S. O.D., is a retired education union organizer, organizational development consultant, Burlington College film instructor, now a film producer, community activist and downtown resident.

imageClark Moore

Clark Moore is interested; join him for a Cognac…

 

 

ar-cropAmey Radcliffe

Amey is a graphic designer and proud tree-hugger.

 

 

 

Erik Rehman

Erik Rehman lives between a confluence and a gap, walking the paths that bridge listening and responsivity.

Dharman Rice

Dharman (formerly Bob) Rice studies the history of ideas and practices Zen Buddhism.

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Michelle Sayles

Michelle Sayles is a political cartoonist.

20160628_111839_001Matt Schlein

Matt Schlein, a NY transplant, has lived in Vermont for the last twenty-four years, working in the public schools.  Over the last seventeen he has served as founder and director of both the Walden Project and The Willowell foundation.

 

andy-simonAndrew Simon

Andrew Simon is devoted grandparent and activist.

 

 

 

Charles Simpson

A social justice activist, Charles Simpson taught sociology at SUNY Plattsburgh where he co-directed their Southern Mexico Program. He’s now active with the Burlington Free University, an on-air discussion group archived on Channel 17.

 

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imageSean Stone

Sean Stone studies antiquities.

 

 

 

 

img_0340Shay Totten

Shay Totten is a writer who lives in Burlington’s Old North End.

 

 

 

 

fay-webern-18-years-oldFay Webern

Fay Webern is the author of The Button Thief of East 14th-Street, a memoir about growing up in Lavenburg Homes, the first experimental utopian housing community  in America for low-income families.

 

 

 

 

Garret White

jamieJames Williamson

Jamie Williamson imparts knowledge at the Seat of Learning.