Barbara Adams is a regional arts journalist and assistant professor in the Department of Writing at Ithaca College. She wrote the piece about theater artist Eric Jordan Young ’93, “The Entertainer,” who collaborated with his classmate Wendy Dann on a new one-man show.
Bonnie Auslander worked as an instructor of writing and a writer/editor for admission in the IC publications office from 1999 to 2002, when she relocated to Germany and then to Washington, D.C., where she has recently become the manager of the business communications curriculum for the Kogod School of Business at American University. This means, unfortunately, that she will not be writing as often for the ICQ as she had been in the last couple of years. Enjoy her profile of “Artisan in Wood” John Wohner ’91.
Keith Davis is the assistant director of media relations at Ithaca College.
Katherine Karlson is a freelance writer based in Binghamton, New York. She contributes regularly to the specialty magazines of the Binghamton Press Company, the New York Farm Bureau’s Grassroots, and Binghamton University’s alumni magazine. The profile of researcher and teacher Bob Christina ’62, “Scratch Golfer,” is her first ICQ contribution.
Bridget Meeds ’91, a poet and freelance writer, has written several stories for the ICQ and is one of the driving forces behind Ithaca City of Asylum; in this issue you can read her profile of Miss Jamaica Universe Raquel Wright ’04, “Beauty Queen with a Brain.”
Jan Quarles, who wrote “A Piece of the Continent” a profile of Africa activist Richard V. Knight II '74, lives on the northwestern shores of Cayuga Lake, where she and her husband have a large organic garden. She works at a Finger Lakes vineyard and is deeply involved in progressive issues. This is her first magazine story.
Anne Ryan (“We Will Build It,” about the athletics and events center that will soon grace the campus) retired in 2005 from the IC Division of Institutional Advancement, where she was the development communications officer. She is now writing freelance from her home in Ithaca in between trips to New Jersey and Switzerland to visit her children and grandchildren.