Kevin Basl is a writer, musician and anti-war activist living near Ithaca, NY. He has taught many writing and papermaking workshops across the U.S., with Frontline Arts and Warrior Writers. He holds an MFA in fiction from Temple University, where he has also taught writing. He spent five years in the U.S. Army and is a veteran of the Iraq War. He provides editorial assistance for Out of Step Press. To read his writing and hear his music, visit www.kevinbasl.com.
Laura Rowley established Illuminated Press in 2014 to craft books that provide readers with new information, give voice to a wide range of perspectives, and explore the complexities of our social/political/economic fabric. To bring light amid darkness and uncertainty. Laura assists Out of Step Press with design and craft elements. Please visit illuminatedpress.org to learn more.
Eli Wright brings graphic design, screen-printing, and papermaking expertise to Out of Step Press. He enlisted as a combat medic in the US Army shortly after September 11th, 2001. Upon returning home from Iraq in 2004, he began organizing with other veterans to speak out about their military experiences through activism and the arts. Since 2007, Eli has practiced the craft of making handmade paper from military uniforms with fellow veterans in communities across the country. Eli is a co-founder and workshop instructor at Frontline Paper in Branchburg, NJ. More information can be found at www.eliwright.com