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Artist Registry


Leslie Daniels

Christopher Gonzales

Christopher Holmes

Katharyn Howd Machan

  • Dance/Choreography, Fiction, Poetry
  • Tompkins County's first poet laureate, I offer engaging writing workshops in poetry and speculative fiction. Also dance performances, with special emphasis on StoryDance for children, performed as Zajal the Sugar Plum Fairy.
  • email:
  • phone: 607-273-3744
  • location: P.O. Box 456, Ithaca, NY 14850
  • county: Tompkins

Judith Pratt

  • Directing, Fiction
  • My plays have been produced around the country. My play Spiralling is available in podcast at My fantasy novel, The Dry, is on Kindle.
  • email:
  • website:
  • county: Tompkins

Ronda Roaring

Rachel Terwilliger

R.W. White

  • Fiction
  • I have published eight fiction and nonfiction books including a trilogy of international intrigue and the first novel on fracking, in print and e-book format.
  • email:
  • website:
  • county: Tioga

Zee Zahava

  • Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry
  • I write short stories, memoir pieces, and haiku; lead writing workshops; and offer literary consulting. I am currently the Tompkins County Poet Laureate.
  • email:
  • website:
  • county: Tompkins

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