Our cover artist Timothy Gerken is a writer and photographer who lives in the Leatherstocking region of Central New York. He teaches writing and runs the gallery space at SUNY Morrisville. Recent work include curating “Changing Landscape” at the Earlville Opera House and creating “Floating” a video installation on the Hamilton Green. He has had solo shows in New York City and Palm Springs. His latest show Contradictions and that Line about Self-Destruction at the DC area 39th Street Gallery will be up September 12 through October 22nd. He publishes regularly in Mascular Magazine and other small journals and magazines including Off the Coast and Blackboot. Timothy has been a MacDowell Colony Fellow and Edward Albee Foundation Fellow. Find him at timgerkenphotography.com.