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Phillip Augusta has been publishing Portsmouth since the late 1970s when with Mike Warhurst he updated the city’s postcards for the first time since the 1950s. Soon after came the iconic Portsmouth poster of a tugboat in the fog, and then with Bill Paarlberg he founded re:Ports. arts and entertainment magazine which flourished in the 1980s. Since the 90s he’s been working in the book industry and publishes a photoblog and calendar called Birdaday.
Laura Pope has been involved in and writing about the Portsmouth arts scene for decades. Along with the introductions to each of the portfolios in the book, she is the author of two books of Portsmouth history, Portsmouth Women: Madams & Matriarchs Who Shaped New Hampshire’s Port City, and Becoming Portsmouth: Voices from a Half Century of Change.
Jenny Jensen Greenleaf is a book designer, artist, and photographer who studied printmaking at Pratt (Manhattan), typography at Harvard University, and received her BFA with honors from UMass/Amherst. A move to New Hampshire in 1988 resulted in her happy discovery of Heinemann publishing in Portsmouth, where she continues as a freelance book designer. Jenny has received design awards from Bookbuilders of Boston’s New England Book Show and from the National Council of Teachers of English.
Gordon Carlisle is a painter, writer, actor, musician, graphic artist and amazing all around renaissance man.
Karen Billipp is the principal of Eliot House Productions, an editorial and book production house.
Advice and Dissent
Bill Paarlberg is an editor, writer, watercolorist, and co-founder with Phillip Augusta of re:Ports. Arts and Entertainment Magazine of the early 1980s.
Chris Duffy is a Certified Business Advisor with the Regional Economic Development Center (REDC) in Raymond, NH. with a focus on business, finance, and market planning. He lives in Stratham, NH
Susan Denenberg, Esq. is legal advisor for contracts and rights. She lives in Portsmouth with her family.
Laura Harper is graphic designer and executive assistant for the Regional Economic Development Center (REDC) in Raymond, NH.