TOD LIPPY, Founding Editor and Executive Director 

Before establishing the Esopus Foundation Ltd. in 2003, Tod cofounded and edited Scenario: The Magazine of Screenwriting Art (1994–97); published, designed, and coedited publicsfear magazine (1992–94); and was a senior editor at Print magazine from 1990 to 1997. His 2000 book, Projections 11: New York Film-Makers on Film-Making, was published by Faber & Faber, and his 1999 short film, Cookies, was featured in over 20 film festivals in the U.S. and abroad. He has lectured on Esopus at many educational and cultural institutions, including the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, the School of Visual Arts, the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, Nasher Sculpture Center, the Fashion Institute of Technology, MTV Networks, the American Library Association, and the American Institute for Graphic Arts. He has been interviewed on the same subject for a number of journals, radio programs, and books, including Becoming a Graphic Designer (Wiley, 2005) and Fresh Dialogue: Making Magazines (Princeton Architectural Press, 2007). From 2009 to 2012, Tod was the curator and executive director of Esopus Space, an alternative exhibition and performance venue in New York City, where he created 18 exhibitions and staged 30 events. He also curated the exhibitions Mark Hogancamp (2006) and Don Bachardy: One-Day Stands (2008, co-curated with Matthew Higgs) at White Columns in New York City and Mark Hogancamp: Women of Marwencol (2014, co-curated with Janet Hicks) and Golden Years: Photographs by Ed Rosenbaum (2016) at Pioneer Works in Brooklyn. In 2018, Tod was awarded a MacDowell Colony Fellowship; during his residency at the artists’ colony, he completed the series of 25 drawings featured in Esopus Drawings, the Fall 2018 Limited-Edition Artwork. 


Since 2007, Keriann Kohler has handled the majority of administrative tasks at Esopus and the Esopus Foundation Ltd., from customer service and order fulfillment to bookkeeping, since 2007. A graduate of the University of Southern California, she has previously worked in non-profit administration for the modern dance company Los Angeles Choreographers & Dancers, in the film world as an art department and construction coordinator, and as an interior design project manager. She is also currently Advertising Manager for the groundbreaking feminist wedding publication A Practical Wedding.


Monroe Denton
Tod Lippy
John Melick
Kay Rosen
Howard Seligman


Joe Amrhein
Sara Bader
David Brendel
Charles Burnett
Mary Ellen Carroll
Daniel Clowes
Walter Donohue
Martin Fox
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Alex Marvar
Louis Menand
Scott Menchin
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Mike Powell
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Dean Wareham
Glen Weyl
Joshua White


INTERNS (2003 to present)
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