Maggie Taylor’s digital art is featured in Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (Modernbook Editions, 2008); Solutions Beginning with A, with words by Lola Haskins (Modernbook Editions, 2007); and Adobe Photoshop Master Class: Maggie Taylor’s Landscape of Dreams (Peachpit Press, 2005). Her work is in numerous public and private collections, including the museums of Princeton University, Harvard University, and the University of Florida, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Her images have appeared twice before in our pages (Summer 2000 and Summer 2006).
Kathryn Stripling Byer received the 2013 North Carolina Book Award and the 2013 Southern Independent Booksellers Award for Poetry for her most recent collection, Descent (Louisiana State University Press, 2012). A native of south Georgia, she recently completed five years as North Carolina’s first woman poet laureate. Frequently anthologized, her poetry, essays, and fiction have appeared in publications ranging from the Atlantic to Appalachian Heritage.