Meet the Contributors

Meet the Contributors

Volume 25, no. 2, Bleeding Earth

Aaron Eisenberg is a climate activist from Brooklyn. He is a Project Manager at the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung NYC, where his work covers climate, trade, and labor. Outside of work, he is a member of, and organizes with, NYC-DSA Ecosocialists and the Public Power NY coalition. @ae53

Alexandra Lobo is a multi-disciplinary creative director, illustrator, and designer based in New Jersey, working primarily with clients in the music industry. She is an avid world traveler, concert attender, horror enthusiast, and environmental activist. @synthanimal

Alice Mao is a student at Yale University studying painting. Her work explores themes of isolation, desire, and alienation. @alicemaoart

Andrea Jazmín González Arias is a teacher and activist for Amazonia. A woman of science, she studied biotechnology in Ecuador and received her master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering as a Fulbright grantee in the United States. She has been working in Ecuadorian Amazonia since 2015. Her goal is to transform the educational paradigm towards more empathic, conscious, and respectful practices. @jazmin_da_foresta

Andrea Settimo is a cartoonist and illustrator based in Bologna, Italy. He is the co-founder of Delebile, an independent comic publisher. He’s the illustrator of The Corner (Sarbacane Editions, Rizzoli Lizard) and the author of Cardo / Decumano (Delebile) and Tutti Santi (Coconino Press). @settimandrea

Calvin Wu is a neuroscientist at the University of Michigan and publisher of Science for the People.

Dan Nott is a cartoonist, illustrator, and educator living in Vermont. His forthcoming nonfiction graphic novel, Hidden Systems: Water, Electricity, the Internet, and the Secrets Behind the Systems We Use Every Day, which will be released with Random House Graphic in Spring 2023.

David Peerla is an advisor to the Neskantaga and writes from his home in Thunder Bay, located on the traditional lands of the Fort William First Nation, Signatory to the Robinson Superior Treaty of 1850. A founding member of the journal Capitalism Nature Socialism, he is the author of No Means No: The Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug and the Fight for Indigenous Resource Sovereignty.

Dan Nott is a cartoonist, illustrator, and educator living in Vermont. His forthcoming nonfiction graphic novel, Hidden Systems: Water, Electricity, the Internet, and the Secrets Behind the Systems We Use Every Day, which will be released with Random House Graphic in Spring 2023.

Dio Cramer is an artist, organizer, and visual storyteller, currently living on occupied Dakota lands in so-called Minnesota. She has a degree in geography from Macalester College with a focus on the role of human design in navigating the Anthropocene. Her current work focuses on community building and resiliency through the arts, and she has been involved in anti-pipeline, divestment, and police abolition movements.

Isabel Holtan is studying biomedical engineering and does art on the side to keep herself sane. She specializes in paintings of nature and animals, but is always happy to add a spooky twist to her work. She enjoys painting with oils and watercolor, and recently has been branching out into digital art.


Jessica Ng is a PhD candidate in Climate Science at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, and a co-founder of the Center for Interdisciplinary Environmental Justice. In and out of the lab, she experiments with science and art as tools for resistance, education, and for creating many worlds. @jessicayjng


John Bellamy Foster is editor of Monthly Review and professor emeritus of sociology at the University of Oregon. His most recent books are The Robbery of Nature (with Brett Clark, 2020), The Return of Nature (2020), and Capitalism in the Anthropocene (2022)—all published by Monthly Review Press.

Justin Davis is a writer and labor organizer. You can find his poems in places like Anomaly, wildness, Up the Staircase Quarterly, Apogee Journal, and Glass: A Journal of Poetry. You can find his essays in Labor Notes. He lives in Memphis, Tennessee. @AnkhDeLillo

Lawrence Gipe (b. 1962, Baltimore, MD) is an artist, independent curator, and Associate Professor of 2-D Studies at the University of Arizona. For almost 40 years, his painting practice has reckoned critically with issues surrounding industrialization, the visual rhetoric of “progress” and propaganda, and humanity’s continual infliction of trauma on the environment. Recent solo shows include an exhibition at Tsinghua University’s Academy of Art and Design in Beijing, China (2019) and William Turner Gallery in Santa Monica, CA (August 2022).


Leslee Lazar is a cognitive neuroscientist and an artist. Currently, he works as an Assistant Teaching Professor at the Centre for Cognitive and Brain Sciences at the IIT Gandhinagar, India. Also, he is an artist who experiments with digital, multimedia collages and printmaking techniques.


Liam Shaw is a biologist at the University of Oxford. He is working on a book about the history of antibiotics.


Lucy Haslam is an illustrator based in Bristol, UK, who specializes in editorial illustration and narrative comics. She likes to sit back and let the textures do all the heavy lifting in her work. @lucyjhaslam


Marta Lizcano Barrio is a sociologist with a degree in Epistemology of Social and Natural Sciences. She is editor of Parece amor, pero no lo es, a collaborative project focused on discussing how pop culture influences our romantic relationships. She believes that science should belong to the protagonists of research and be useful to them. @emelizcano


Nadine Fattaleh is a Palestinian researcher and writer from Amman, currently based in the Hudson Valley area. Her interests include food, films, and photos. 

Noureddine Ezarraf is an artist, essayist and a bricoleur poet living and working in Marrakech, Morocco.


Ojo Taiye is a Nigerian eco-artist and writer who uses poetry as a handy tool to hide his frustration with society. His current project explores neocolonialism, institutionalized violence, and ecological trauma in the oil-rich, polluted Niger delta. His poems have been published in various literary magazines. @ojo_poems


Owen Marshall is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Cornell University’s departments of Information Science and Science & Technology Studies. He works on the politics of scientific knowledge production, emerging technologies, and histories of signal processing. He also runs the Marx/STS reading group. @owenmarshallphd


Paris Marx is a Canadian technology critic, host of the award-winning Tech Won’t Save Us podcast, and author of Road to Nowhere: What Silicon Valley Gets Wrong about the Future of Transportation (Verso, 2022). @parismarx


People’s Health Movement Ecosystem and Health Working Group
Erika Arteaga Cruz is Professor of Public Health at Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador and a mother of two; Todd Jailer is Editorial Coordinator at Hesperian Health Guides based in the United States and co-author of Workers’ Guide to Health and Safety and Helping Children Live with HIV; Baijayanta Mukhopadhyay is a family doctor in Canada working primarily with Indigenous communities and migrants in northern Turtle Island; Amulya Nidhi is a public health expert working on health and human rights issues in India, also associated with Swasthya Adhikar Manch.

Sarah Mamo is of water and from central Ohio. @ZEWMAGEDDON 

Sophie Standing is an illustrator and designer with a passion for improving communication and understanding through illustration. @sophiestanding_

Sophia Zhao is from Newark, Delaware. She enjoys painting and poetry, and her creative work appears in The Adroit Journal, Up the Staircase Quarterly, The Minnesota Review, among others. She is currently studying Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and History of Science and Medicine at Yale University. @sophiazzhao

Susie Ang is a self-taught illustrator based in Singapore. Her encounter with art began when she messed up the walls around her house with crayons. Little did she know this humble beginning would eventually transform into something more significant. @saucersusie

Timothy LaRock is a scientist, organizer, and writer in Oxford, United Kingdom. @timslarock

Trude Bennett lives in Durham, North Carolina. She is retired from teaching Maternal and Child Health at UNC Chapel Hill School of Public Health, where she focused on social inequalities in maternal health and wartime health legacies of Agent Orange/dioxin in Vietnam. She is a member of the Steering Committee of Jewish Voice for Peace Health Advisory Council and the board of Pro-Choice North Carolina.

Zak Lakota-Baldwin is a master’s student in the Science and Technology Studies department at University College London. He previously studied History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Cambridge, where his main interests were citizen science and the democratization of knowledge.