Patricia Brown

thumbnail_PBrownPicGayugaLakeBooks.jpgPatricia Brown‘s drawings, paintings, collages and mixed media assemblages have been shown in venues such as the Spool Factory, Russell Sage College Gallery, Foreman Gallery, Yeager Museum, Impact Gallery, Center Way Gallery, WomanMade Gallery and the Cooperstown Art Association.  Her artwork has been printed and reviewed in a variety of artistic, journalistic and academic publications such as Somerset Studio, Mother Tongue Ink, NYSATA News, and Museo Dei Tarocci.  
Brown taught visual art in public schools in central New York State; where she was awarded Art Educator of the Year.  She holds a MS in Visual Arts Education from State University College at Buffalo.  She is an artist member of State of the Art Gallery in Ithaca NY and more artwork can be seen at soagithaca.org.   She lives and creates in the Finger Lakes region of New York.

Lisa Harris

IMG_4630.JPGLisa Harris has published poetry and short fiction in a wide range of journals and her fiction and poetry have been anthologized. Two chapbooks, Low Country Stories and Boxes, each won first place in the Bright Hill Press Fiction category in 1995 and 1997. Her most recent novel, The Raven’s Tale, completes The Quest Trilogy. The first two books, ‘Geechee Girls and Allegheny Dream, received first place and honorable mention, respectively, in 2015 from The Author’s Zone (Pittsburgh).

Traveling Through Glass, Harris’ first poetry collection, was created collaboratively while in dialogue with Patricia Brown’s drawings and paintings. This collection is Cayuga Lake Books’ first poetry and art publication. Harris has taught and administered at private and public schools and colleges in Georgia, Vermont, New York and Pennsylvania. For ten years, she was an Associate Fellow at the Institute for Writing and Thinking. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Avery School of the Arts at Bard College.

She lives with her husband, Jeff Spence, and their dog, Champion in the Finger Lakes Region of New York.


Stacey Murphy

possible head shot 3.jpgStacey Murphy’s poems appear in the 2016 anthology Wild Voices, and in a number of online journals including the Painted Parrot and Hedgerow. NY Votes for Women is her first Anthology editing project.  She is a consultant and writer to nonprofits and municipalities through her business, Murphy Grant Consulting, and lives with her family in Ithaca NY.