Judy Halebsky is the author of the poetry collections Sky=Empty, Tree Line and the chapbook Space/Gap/Interval/Distance. Fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the Millay Colony, and the Vermont Studio Center have supported her work. Her passions include the Moth-style storytelling and walking as a day-long activity. She chairs the Department of Literature & Languages at Dominican University of California and lives in Oakland.
L.A. Hyder Photography/Gallery
Visual artist & writer Happy/L.A. Hyder walks the Mendocino cliffs these days, filled with season by season's exquisite beauty, camera & pen at the ready. She opened L.A. Hyder Gallery a few short months ago in the Village of Mendocino. An ongoing project, 'the Feminist series', brings her own & others' writing together with images from her 48 years in photography. (She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org)
Shikha Malaviya is co-founder of The (Great) Indian Poetry Collective, a mentorship model press dedicated to new voices from India & the Indian diaspora. She has been a featured TEDx speaker, AWP mentor and has been nominated for the Pushcart prize. Shikha will serve as San Ramon, California's Poet Laureate from Fall 2016-18. Her book of poems is Geography of Tongues.
Sarah Paris has written just about anything from poetry to investigative journalism and recently published The Traveler, a "shaggy dog chasing ghosts story."
Tony Acarasiddhi Press tries to pay attention. Sometimes he does. His short story collection, Crossing the Lines, was published in 2016 by Big Table Publishing. About 100 of his stories and poems can be found in many fine journals. He lives near San Francisco but has no website.
Jenny Qi spent her early years in Las Vegas, NV and Nashville, TN. Her essays have been published in The New York Times, The Atlantic andHuffington Post, and she has worked as a Staff Writer and Editor-in-Chief for Synapse. She is a co-founder, co-host, and producer of the storytelling podcastBone Lab Radio. On the creative writing front, her poems are published or forthcoming in... Read More →