Now undergoing final editing, Euphemia Ainsworth's long-term writing project is a mystery steeped in the Afro-Cuban world of Havana. She expects very soon to accept all changes, do the rewrites, then push the baby out into the world. Will it fly? That's her current question. She imagines this part of the experience will be similar to a roller coaster ride (her least favorite ride at the fair, ugh). She will take the plunge, no matter.
Peter Delacorte is the author of Games of Chance, Levatine and Time On My Hands. He resides in San Francisco with his wife, two strange cats and a well-adjusted dog.
Ateret Haselkorn writes fiction and poetry. She is the winner of 2014 Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest (adult contestants). Her writing is influenced by her experience working in the health care industry and observing the fragmented and indirect path to health that people follow. She is a member of the Alabama Street Writer's Group of San Francisco. Twitter: @HealthyHalo1.
Speculative Fiction Writer
M. Luke McDonell is a San Francisco-based writer and designer. Her near-future fiction explores the effects of technology on individuals and society, with particular focus on the growing power of corporations and the associated voluntary and involuntary loss of rights and privacy. Twitter @mlukemc
Susan McGarry is a user experience designer and aspiring fiction writer. She writes about relationships, women in tech, and cocktails. Her novel in progress, Invisible Ink, is set in a near-future San Francisco where the Golden Gate Bridge no longer exists. See excerpts, and more, at soozsf.com. Follow her on twitter @smcgarry.
If she was asked what she enjoyed doing at the age of 8, Jennifer Ng would have answered “observing”. A design strategist by day, a writer by night, and an ice cream lover anytime, Jennifer published a book about her global journey about ice cream, Ice Cream Travel Guide, where she interviewed over 60 ice cream shops, stayed overnight at a dairy plant, and visited the Gelato University and Museum. She is currently working on a novel based... Read More →
Author, Torquere Press
Chad Schimke’s newest novel ‘Secrets’ is available now through Torquere Press. He has read at San Francisco’s Litcrawl--part of the Litquake Festival--for the past three years: 2014, 2015 and 2016. His short stories have appeared twice in 2014, in Psychopomp special anthology issues via Artifice Comics, with 'Hallowseve' appearing in the Halloween issue and 'Midwinter' appearing in the Christmas issue. His article, ‘Writer’s... Read More →
Sonja is a nomadic consultant and winner of the HOW Journal prize for nonfiction. Her pursuits take her around the world, from working for a Burmese TV news station in Myanmar to picking wild berries at a Slovenian farmhouse to teaching yoga in the Tenderloin to sweeping monastery steps in Nepal. She enjoys writing about the awkward encounters, bizarre luck, and incredible characters she meets while bumbling around the world.