Alyssa Morhardt-Goldstein

Founder & Artistic Director

Alyssa Morhardt-Goldstein is the author of Quiet, winner of The New School University Press contest; semifinalist for the 2015 Tarpaulin Sky Book Prize for her book, Forniphilia; and her work can be found in Sporklet, Prick of the Spindle, Front Porch, and others. Her collaborative novella with Lisa Marie Basile - Nympholepsy - was finalist for the 2017 Tarpaulin Sky Book Prize and is forthcoming in 2018 from Inside the Castle.

Alyssa received her MFA in poetry from The New School, and her BM in classical vocal performance and concurrent BA in philosophy and English literature from Mannes Conservatory.

Past Collaborators

Rachel Boyadjis
Diorama: Bestiary (premiered June 2018)

Rachel Boyadjis is a poet, aerialist, and actress living in NYC. She is the Co-Director of Contemporary Circus/Aerial Dance collaborative Circus Solaris, and one half of the aerial duo The Lost Boys. @circus.solaris

Lisa Marie Basile, Co-Founder
Volumes & Diorama: Missa Brevis (premiered Oct. 2017)

Lisa Marie Basile is the editor-in-chief of Luna Luna Magazine and Ingenue X. She is the author of Apocryphal (Noctuary Press) and a few chapbooks, including Andalucia (Poetry Society of NY) and war/lock (Hyacinth Girl). She was a finalist for the 2017 Tarpaulin Sky Book Prize, and you can find her work in The Atlas Review, Spork, PANK, Dusie, Huffington Post, the Tin House blog and Ampersand Review. She's also a journalist and editor.