Ben Miller’s prose has appeared in Best American Essays, AGNI, Kenyon Review, Raritan, Southern Review, Antioch Review, and New England Review, among other publications. He is also the author of River Bend Chronicle and the recipient of creative writing fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University.

Dale Williams has exhibited in the New York City area over the past twenty-five years. He is a 2014 recipient of a fellowship in Printmaking/Drawing/Book Arts from the New York Foundation for the Arts. His most recent one-person show, America Now Suite, which re-visioned American history in service of the civic imagination, was held at Gowanus Loft (Brooklyn) in October 2018. A selection of portraits from America Now Suite was included in the BRIC Biennial, winter/spring 2019. (BRIC is Brooklyn’s premier cultural institution.) A show of drawings from phase twoof his ongoing collaborative project with writer Ben Miller, Cage Dies Bird Flies, was held at the Center for Literary Arts of Cornell College in Mt. Vernon, Iowa, April 2019; a performance based on the drawings was staged to coincide with the exhibition. His work has been published in Journal of Black Mountain College Studies, BOMB, Ecotone, Inverted Syntax, Bat City Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review,and other print and online journals. He studied art at Cooper Union, Hunter College and Cal Arts.