Playing & Reality, a limited-edition print set featuring hybrid-text by Leigh Gallagher and paintings by Paul Wackers. Inspired by D.W. Winnicott's book of the same name
Leigh Gallagher is a writer and educator. A graduate of the Zell Writers' Program at the University of Michigan, her stories have appeared in numerous journals and collections. Recent publications include fictional responses to other art forms in an artist's catalogue, in a record insert, and in two limited-edition print collaborations. She currently lives in Los Angles, where she's at work on a novel about storytelling and power.
Alexis Lathem is an environmental journalist and author of the poetry collection, Alphabet of Bones and two chapbooks. Currently a Black Earth Institute fellow, she is a recipient of the Chelsea Award for Poetry, a Vermont Arts Council grant, and a Bread Loaf scholarship. Her poems and essays have appeared in About Place, AWP Chronicle, Beloit Poetry Journal, Chelsea Review, Hunger Mountain, Gettysburg Review, Saranac Review, Spoon River Review, and other journals. She has reported extensively on Indigenous environmental movements, has worked as a staff writer and organizer in environmental and food justice organizations. She received her MFA in poetry from Vermont College, and teaches writing at the Community College of Vermont. She lives on a small homestead farm in Vermont.