August 2011 Visiting Contributors

image

author: at the edge of the universe with mickey hart
Drew Moss is a freelance journalist, musician, filmmaker and teacher with the Princeton Review. He’s currently teaching film in Hofstra University’s Summer Scholars Academy and directing/producing the documentary Built To Last: The Afterlife of the Grateful Dead. He lives in Long Beach with his wife and children. See his work at drewmoss.com.

image

photog: at the edge of the universe with mickey hart
Freelance photographer Robyn Twomey splits her time between San Francisco and Los Angeles. Her work has appeared in Time, Fortune, Wired and The New York Times Magazine. When she is not shooting, she looks in awe at the beauty of this world.

image

author: blow up hollywood
Alan Semerdjian is a writer, musician, educator, and occasional visual/performance artist. His first full-length book of poetry, In the Architecture of Bone (GenPop Books 2009), deals with growing up Armenian-American, genocide and coffee grounds. For more information on his music, visit alansemerdjian.com or alanarts.com.

image

author: inside out
In addition to LI Pulse’s monthly Spotlight Q&A column, Aileen Jacobson writes about the arts for the New York Times and other publications. A former arts and media writer for Newsday, she is also the author of two books.

imagetravel: st. barths
Bruce Northam, the writer and host of American Detour, has reported (mostly good news) from 125 countries on seven continents. His book, Globetrotter Dogma, is an award-winning ode to freestyle wandering. Visit americandetour.com.

image

photog: fashion and kris kristofferson
Long Island native, Lynn Spinnato, specializes in shooting people. Her advertising and music industry tenures honed her skills for shooting what’s intimate, yet current. To see more images, visit spinnatogallery.com.