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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...

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 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 30, 2016

Since last year Rachel and I have worked for a new nonprofit called the Bay Area Book Festival, which takes place every year in downtown Berkeley. Our colleagues’ passion for offering incredible free programming to readers of all kinds, and especially to children, has inspired us. If you’re not familiar with the festival, check it out here and keep it on...

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