Erika Lutzner is the editor of Scapegoat Review. She is the author of two chapbooks with dancing girl press and has a third coming out later this year. She also has a chapbook with Kattywompus Press. Her work can be found in various journals across the internet such as Eclectica Journal, failbetter, and wicked alice. She grew up in Garrett Park MD, next to Porcupine Woods and behind the train tracks. She's a former violinist and former chef. Currently, she is a writer living in Brooklyn with her two cats Nikki and Neo.
PC began his career in the early 90s as an R&B/Gospel drummer and indie producer, while teaching elementary school by day. In 1998 he launched a solo artist/label entrepreneur career, releasing his debut solo disc, The Trouble I'd Bring You on his own label, Beevine Records. Beevine also released 2002's CMJ-charting A Good Deed in a Weary World, 2004's Golden State mash note California (featuring Jackson Browne on the title track), and 2005's Twenty Haiku. In 2005, PC delved further into production and artist development, co-founding the unique record label/private recording studio entity Talking House Productions with Seagate CEO Steve Luczo and 5 close music industry colleagues. Known as the Bay Area's premiere studio with the only SSL-9000K console in Northern California, the former Talking House facility is now called Studio Trilogy, and hosts everyone from Bay Area emerging artists to pop mega-stars like Lady Gaga and will.i.am.
PC's notable multidisciplinary collaborations include ongoing iterations of HALF-BREED, the award-winning Ir-Rational, 2012's Fall of a Sudden project in Hong Kong, 2008's public art installation Light Haiku with kinetic sculptor Chris Eckert, 2005's award-winning project Twenty Haiku, and ongoing performances with Vadim Puyandaev and Erika Tsimbrovsky of Avy-K Productions.
Born and raised in San José, California, amidst innovation and entrepreneurialism, Muñoz now resides in San Francisco.
California/New York-based Clarinetist / Composer Ben Goldberg has been alchemizing jazz, classical, pure improvisation, and traditional klezmer music into an intoxicating new-music style of his own for over 4 decades. He initially won acclaim in the early 90s as a member of the New Klezmer Trio, and has gone on to lead his own groups and collaborate with a wide array of diverse artists, including Bill Frisell, John Zorn, Charlie Hunter, Don Byron, Miya Masaoka, Vijay Iyer, and many more. In 2011 he was named the #1 Rising Star Clarinetist by the Down Beat Critic's Poll, and he has received numerous prestigious grants and awards, including an NEA Jazz Performance Grant. Visit bengoldberg.net for more information.