Victoria N Alexander (“Tori”), is a literary fiction novelist (Locus Amoenus), philosopher of science (The Biologist’s Mistress: Rethinking Self-Organization in Art, Literature, and Nature and Fine Lines: Vladimir Nabokov’s Scientific Art ), Public Scholar with the New York Council for the Humanities, and a director at the Dactyl Foundation, which is sponsoring this year’s festival. Tori is on the organizing committee and will be moderating a panel this year on “literary” fiction and non-fiction. She owns a sheep farm in Amenia. Tori can help you will any questions you may have about making a tax-deductible donation to support the Festival. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.