Stephen Eric Berry is a filmmaker, composer, and a recipient of a Jule and Avery Hopwood Award at the University of Michigan. His work has appeared in Salamander, Soundings East, Puerto del Sol, California Quarterly, Sukoon, and The Ilanot Review. In 2017 he received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to be a visiting scholar at the “Emily Dickinson: Person, Poetry and Place” workshops at Amherst College. In the summer of 2018, his film Clogged Only with Music, Like the Wheels of Birds was screened at the Emily Dickinson International Society annual meeting in Amherst. He lives in Chelsea, Michigan.