Marginalia:

Press, News, and Notes 

September 3, 2019

Kelly Egan's poems have appeared in Colorado ReviewDenver QuarterlyLuna LunaRHINOWhite StagLaurel Review, and elsewhere. Her manuscript was recently a finalist in the Midwest Chapbook Contest. She lives in San Francisco and has an MFA in Poetry from Saint Mary’s College in Moraga. She likes to think about outer space and visit small towns.

W...

April 8, 2019


Mary Volmer is the author of two novels: Crown of Dust and Reliance, Illinois. Her essays, reviews, and short stories have appeared in The Farralon ReviewWomen's Basketball Magazine, Fiction Writers Review, New Orleans ReviewBrevity, and Ploughshares (online). 

Mary has been awarded residencies at the Vermont Studio Center and Hedgebrook and was the s...

March 25, 2019

Maw Shein Win is a poet, editor, and educator. Her writing has appeared in many journals and several anthologies, including Cimarron ReviewMARY: A Journal of New WritingPoetry International, and Fanzine

Maw often collaborates with visual artists, musicians, and other writers. Along with composer Amanda Chaudhary, she is part of musical duo Pitta of t...

March 5, 2019

Caroline Goodwin moved to the Bay Area in 1999 to attend Stanford as a Wallace Stegner Fellow in poetry. She teaches at Stanford Continuing Studies and in the undergraduate Writing and Literature program at California College of the Arts. 

Born and raised in Alaska, she holds a BA in Biology from The Colorado College and an MFA from the Universit...

February 22, 2019

Kate O'Shaughnessy writes middle grade fiction. Her debut novel, The Lonely Heart of Maybelle Lane, will be published with Knopf/Random House in the spring of 2020. She is a graduate of Yale University and an active member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI). When Kate’s not writing, you can find her in her garden, eating go...

December 14, 2018

Zoe FitzGerald Carter is the author of the memoir Imperfect Endings: A Daughter’s Story of Love, Loss, and Letting Go (Simon & Schuster). The book chronicles her mother’s decision to end her life after living with Parkinson’s disease for many years, and the struggle Zoe and her two sisters had coming to terms with that choice. Paula Sp...

November 1, 2018

Rick Barot was born in the Philippines, grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area, and attended Wesleyan University and The Writers’ Workshop at the University of Iowa. He has published three books of poetry with Sarabande Books: The Darker Fall, which received the Kathryn A. Morton Prize; Want, which was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award and...

October 17, 2018

Angela Dalton was once a producer of online kids’ games and other cool nerdy things. An Oakland resident, she's now a writer and participates in Left Margin LIT's writers' bootcamp sessions. Angela's first book, If You Look Up to the Sky, was the recipient of the 2018 Ben Franklin Gold for Best New Voice in Children’s/YA and Silver for Children’s Book 4 t...

October 4, 2018

Alan Chazaro is a high school teacher at the Oakland School for the Arts, the former Lawrence Ferlinghetti Fellow at the University of San Francisco, and a June Jordan Poetry for the People alum at UC Berkeley. A Bay Area native, his poems have been or will be featured in the San Francisco Chronicle, Puerto del SolHuizache, and Iron Horse Review.

Alan's...

August 27, 2018

Lauren Markham is a writer and educator based in Berkeley who writes fiction, essays, and literary journalism. Her book, The Far Away Brothers: Two Young Migrants and the Making of an American Life, was published by Crown in 2017, and was the winner of the Ridenhour Prize, silver medal winner of the California Book Award, and winner of the North...

Please reload

1543 Shattuck Avenue, Suite B

Berkeley, CA 94709

 

E-mail us!

© 2019 Left Margin LIT

  • Facebook Clean
  • Twitter Clean
  • White Instagram Icon
  • White LinkedIn Icon