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George Quasha, Publisher, is an artist, poet, and musician working across mediums to explore principles in common within language, sculpture, drawing, video, sound, installation, and performance. Solo exhibitions of axial stones and axial drawings include the Baumgartner Gallery in New York (Chelsea), the Slought Foundation in Philadelphia, and at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz. This work is featured in the published book, Axial Stones: An Art of Precarious Balance, Foreword by Carter Ratcliff (North Atlantic Books: Berkeley, 2006). more…

 Susan Quasha, Co-Publisher, is an artist who has worked in photography, assemblage, collage, ceramics, typography, poetry. Exhibited work includes The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art (SUNY New Paltz), Kleinert Gallery (Woodstock, New York), College Art Gallery (SUNY New Paltz), the Blum Art Center (Annandale-on-Hudson), the Open Studio Gallery (Arnolfini Art Center, Rhinebeck, New York), Open Mind Gallery (New York City), The Studio (Hopewell, New Jersey), Earthworks (New York City), etc. She is co-founder of Station Hill Press, where she has been principal book designer for three decades. Currently she is Art Director of Performing Arts Journal Publications. Performance/readings of her poetry at Deep Listening Space (Kingston, New York) and at the Rhinebeck Center for the Performing Arts (Rhinebeck, New York). Publications include “William Blake: The Infernal Method” (article in Book Arts Magazine), An Active Anthology (Contributing Editor, Sumac Press), Body Against Body: The Dance and Other Collaborations of Bill T. Jones and Arnie Zane (Co-editor, Station Hill Press); poems (from “Somebody Tore a Piece Out of the Sky,” unpublished) in Ultimate Pavement Saw 7 and others in Lost Paper (Station Hill Press). Quasha studied at The University of Connecticut (Storrs) with the poet Charles Olson, plus graduate work in English Literature (1971).

Sam Truitt, Director,  was born in Washington, DC, and raised there and in Tokyo, Japan. He is the author of  Vertical Elegies 6: Street Mete (Station Hill, 2011), Vertical Elegies: Three Works (UDP, 2008), Vertical Elegies 5: The Section (Georgia, 2003) and Anamorphosis Eisenhower (Lost Roads, 1998), among other books. He is the recipient of a 2011 Howard Fellowship, two Fund for Poetry grants and a 2002 Contemporary Poetry Series Award from the University of Georgia. more…

Charles Stein, Contributing Editor, (born 1944 in New York City) is the author of thirteen books of poetry including a new verse translation of The Odyssey (North Atlantic Books) and The Hat Rack Tree (Station Hill Press). His prose writings include a vision of the Eleusinian Mysteries, Persephone Unveiled (North Atlantic Books), a critical study of the poet Charles Olson’s use of the writing of C.G. Jung, The Secret of the Black Chrysanthemum (Station Hill Press), and a collaborative study with George Quasha of the work of Gary Hill, An Art of Limina: Gary Hill’s Works & Writings (Ediciones Poligrafa). more…

Merabi Uridia,  Accounts Manager, was born in the then-Soviet-occupied Republic of Georgia in 1959. He attended four years of engineering training at the Georgian State Polytechnic University in Tbilisi and graduated as a Technological Engineer, with a specialty in Factory Mechanics, from Georgian Technological University in Sukhumi. He worked for years in a tea factory in Ochamchire in Georgia. In 1995, he and his family immigrated to America. Fluent in Georgian, Mengrelian and Russian, he has worked for Station Hill since 1996.