Ben Miller is the author of River Bend Chronicle (Lookout Books, and the recipient of awards from the National Endowment for the Arts (fellowship), the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University (fellowship) and the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America (research grant). His prose has appeared in Best American Essays, AGNI, Kenyon Review, Yale Review, Harvard Review, New England Review, Antioch Review, Ecotone and elsewhere.

Dale Williams has exhibited in the New York City area for more than 20 years. His one-person show, “Fear Not To Appear,” highlighting early paintings, drawings, and books from 1980–1997, was held at Gowanus Loft (Brooklyn) in April 2016. He exhibited all 81 paintings from Phase One of Cage Dies Bird Flies, an on-going collaboration with writer Ben Miller, at the Gowanus Loft in 2015. His images have appeared in BOMB, Ecotone, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Bat City Review, SLAB, Hotel Amerika and other journals. For his work on the Cage Dies project he received a fellowship in Printmaking/Drawing/Book Arts from the New York Foundation for the Arts.