FARRYL LAST is a co-founding editor of The Chimera Book. She is currently an MFA candidate in poetry at Hunter College. She has taught English in Italy and currently works as an assistant teacher at Writopia Lab. Her poetry has appeared in A Clean, Well-Lighted Place and Word Riot. She also holds an MA in International Education from New York University. Follow her on Twitter: @FarrylLast
KATHLEEN NORA WHITE is a co-founding editor of The Chimera Book. She holds an MA in Art History from NYU’s Institute of Fine Arts. There she focused on Depression Era photography. She has a background in journalism and her writing has appeared in The Art Newspaper and Il Sole 24 Ore, as well as an array of magazines. She has written the catalogue essays for exhibitions of the British photographer Bill Brandt and the American Regionalist Olin Dows. Her fiction has appeared in Anamesa, NYU’s interdisciplinary graduate journal. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.
KATHERINE MCBRIDE is a copy editor and visual artist from Boston, MA. She studied Art History of NYU’s School of Individualized Study, concentrating on the art of revolution in the first half of the twentieth century. She has a copyediting certificate from Emerson College and copyedits for the print publication Atlas Quarterly, in addition to The Chimera Book.
ELISA PEEBLES is a scholar, writer, activist, performer and content producer originally from Buffalo, NY. She moved to New York City for college and received a B.S. in Media, Culture and Communication Studies from NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development and a minor in Producing from the Tisch School of the Arts. Peebles co-produced the SXSW, Frameline and NewFest selected short film Natives, and also aided with publicity for the film Noor, winner of the muhr for Best Arab Short at the 2012 Dubai International Film Festival. Outside of cinema, Elisa has produced online video content and events, and is a music curator. She currently resides in Brooklyn and occasionally goes by her alter-ego DJ Dziga.
ALEXANDRA STARK is pursuing a PhD in International Relations at Georgetown University. She is also Co-Director and Features Editor of the website e-International Relations. She received her MSc in IR from the London School of Economics and BA from Wellesley College, where she was an Albright Fellow. Follow her on Twitter: @AlexMStark