GENERALSUBJECT is an ongoing archive project. We gather and question encounters with wonder, attentive towards how different mediums reconfigure our experience with the world. We welcome submissions that dwell with/in associations, patterns, strings, and hollows that are not nothing.
Editor-in-Chief: Alex Zondervan
Acquisitions Editor & Media: Paris Adorno
Senior Editor: Luke Burton
Aurora Abzug is an emerging contemporary figurative realist painter. She graduated from Bard College with a degree in Studio Arts, and has shown nationally at such venues as the New York Academy of Art and the American Artists Professional League. Aurora's favorite cake flavor is a tie between carrot and death by chocolate. She lives in Philadelphia with two very large cats.
Benjamin Aleshire travels the world as a poet-for-hire, composing poems for strangers in the street on a manual typewriter. His work has appeared in The Times UK, Iowa Review, Boston Review, Lit Hub, and the Poetry Foundation's blog, Harriet. Ben is the recipient of a James Merrill fellowship to the Vermont Studio Center, a Bread Loaf waiter-scholarship, and a VT Arts Council Creation Grant. He serves as a contributing editor for the Green Mountains Review. Find him at www.poetforhire.org and on Instagram at @benjamin_aleshire.
Natasha Ayaz is a fiction writer and graduate of Bard College, where she studied Written Arts and Literature. After completing her undergraduate studies, she moved back home to Boston where she is currently working on a collection of short stories. Her writing has previously appeared in The Louisville Review.
Addison Bale lives in New York City and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Catherine Bloom is an nyc based comedian/writer/performer who used to want to be a romantic lead in a family drama but then hit puberty and became a big girl. She is 23 years old and still unmarried. Her favorite color is yellow. Hobbies include: making videos for her parents’ friends, reading good book, dms, and flossing (her teeth). For bookings, general inquires, and nudes please contact Catherine.email@example.com
Nathan Burton is a documentary photographer, dancer, and motorcycle enthusiast currently residing in central North Carolina. He recently graduated from Randolph Community College where he studied photojournalism. More work can be found at nathanburtonphoto.com
Paige Eckensberger is a Bard College graduate of 2019 with a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Arts. Today, Paige lives in Chicago, Illinois and is available for commissions and freelance work.
Alexander H. Ellis is a curator, abstract painter, and sometimes poet living and working in the northwest corner of Connecticut. He graduated from the University of Vermont with two degrees in history, but really should have studied painting and art history. Some of Alex's work can be found at https://ahellis.com/, IG: @a.h._ellis and he can be reached over email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Telo Hoy is a composer/percussionist and photographer from Santa Fe, New Mexico based in Chicago, Illinois. His work is influenced by environmental acoustics, sonic ethnography, and human caused environmental change. He explores the relationship between music, place and belonging through acoustic instruments, photography, field recordings, sampling, and live processing. He frequently performs and collaborates across many genres working with fellow musicians, composers, filmmakers, choreographers, dancers, and visual artists.
Eli Karren is a poet, storyteller, and second grade teacher currently residing in Austin, TX. He was the 2017 recipient of the Benjamin C. Wainwright poetry price and has had his works appear in Geometry Magazine, the Minetta Review, and the Free State Review. His work is also forthcoming in Turn it Up: Poetry in Music from Jazz to Hip Hop. He is currently working on his debut collection Portraits of a Small Town.
Anya Kopischke (they/them) used to be a New York Based multi-media artist and comedian but now is locked in a basement in Wisconsin with their dad until further notice. Anya used to perform at cool places like Trans Pecos, Footlight Bar, the PIT, UCB, Eastville Comedy a Club, or the Tank, but now, as mentioned above, they are just in a basement until further notice. Some people have described their work as “sincerely ironic” or “ironically sincere” (they don’t remember which one and they are not sure if a really agree with either of them.) They are a Sagittarius. Some people are surprised by that. You can make your own judgement.
Angela Lian is a rising senior graphic design student at Boston University, originally from New Milford, CT. She loves to combine multiple disciplines in her work, including dance, photography, and design. She values play, empathy, and a multidisciplinary approach. She also enjoys documenting her life and work in attempts to find new insights and connections. Her goal is to develop a balance in digital and analog practices and maintain a curious, playful mindset.
Lex Miller (creatively known as Mella Fiasco) is an artist based in San Francisco, CA. Outside of working in tech, she spends most of her time behind the camera shooting portraits of people/faces she finds interesting or capturing candid photos of people she adores doing everyday tasks. This year she will be creatively focusing on a series of self-portraits, building + shooting more photo spreads, and launching her first clothing line. More of her work can be found here: www.mellafiasco.com
Edward Moran is a literary historian and poet who is a native of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. An editor of the World Authors reference series, he also wrote the afterword for Letter from a Young Poet (Watkinson Library, Trinity College, 2015), a book he edited based on the correspondence between Hyam Plutzik and Odell Shepard.
Meg Reynolds is a poet, artist, and teacher living in Burlington, VT. Her work has appeared The Missing Slate, Mid-American Review, Fugue, Sixth Finch, The Offing, Inverted Syntax, and the anthology Monster Verse: Poems Human and Inhuman as well as The Book of Donuts and With You: Withdrawn Poems of the #Metoo Movement.
Mána H. Taylor is a writer/researcher/artist currently living in Chicago. She considers herself to be too interdisciplinary, and is always looking to collaborate with artists, writers, and sound-makers who feel the same. Website: https://manahtaylor.wordpress.com
Danny Tee is an actor/filmmaker currently living in California. His vision is to make movies that are indistinguishable from dreams.
Inter UI, Inconsolata