Jim Moore is the author of numerous collections of poetry, including Invisible Strings, Lightning at Dinner, The Freedom of History, and The Long Experience of Love. Moore has received numerous awards and fellowships from the Bush Foundation, The Loft, the McKnight Foundation, and the Minnesota State Arts Board. He teaches at Hamline University in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and at The Colorado College in Colorado Springs. He lives in Saint Paul, Minnesota and Spoleto, Italy.
John Cavanagh is an artist, photographer and designer who created Commuting/Community for the NYCT Woodside station in 1986. The work reflects John Cavanagh's impressions of Woodside, a Queens neighborhood where railroad and subway lines intersect. The photo-montage murals are related to one another in revealing the daily life of Woodside's residents. He currently lives in Santa Fe, NM.