Board of Directors

S. Tourjee (President) has been a director and teacher with Frequency since 2013. They are the author of the  Ghost and When Tongue Was Muscle, both published by Anomalous Press, and a recently completed manuscript titled Sam Says, Sam. They write in a hybrid form of prose and poetry and collaborates frequently with many different artists. In 2014, Ghost was adapted for ballet by the Berkshire Choreography Project. They hold an MFA from Brown University, and were a 2015-2016 Artist-in-Residence at Joshua Tree National Park. Their work can be found online at

Matt Landry (Treasurer) is a media artist and educator. 

Erica Mena (Secretary) is a poet, translator, and book artist. She holds an MFA in poetry from Brown University, and an MFA in literary translation from the University of Iowa. Her book Featherbone (Ricochet Editions, 2015) won a 2016 Hoffer First Horizons Award. Her translation of the Argentine graphic novel The Eternaut by H.G. Oesterheld and F. Solano Lopez (Fantagraphics, 2015) won a 2016 Eisner Award. She is the editor in chief of Drunken Boat, the founding editor of Anomalous Press, and served as the executive director of the American Literary Translators Association from 2014-2016.

Ruth Harvey (Director) has recently moved to Providence from New Zealand, where she was working as the Manager of Programs and Experiences at Puke Ariki, a combined museum, library and visitor information center in New Plymouth.  In 2013 Ruth was awarded a grant from Creative New Zealand to undertake a month-long administrative residency at AS220, which grew into her serving as AS220 Adjunct Staff in New Zealand.  She has a Master of Arts in Art History and Theory from the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand and was a recipient of a Winston Churchill Memorial Scholarship in 2010.  She has also worked as a curator and arts administrator in both New Zealand and Australia.  Ruth is a writer and has published numerous essays and articles about art and photography.  Next she wants to write children’s books about contemporary New Zealand artists.