Tomiko Breland is an author, editor, and graphic designer hailing from Monterey. She won the 2014 Ploughshares Emerging Writer’s Contest and had her fiction selected for the 2015 Best American Mystery Stories. Tomiko is polishing up her first novel.
I am a San Francisco storyteller and writer of emotive prose, poetry, and fiction who empowers and supports others through collaboration. My work has appeared in Red Wheelbarrow editions, Sparkle & Blink, and Matrices Origins. I'm currently working on my first novel and seeking an agent. |
I am the founder, editor, strategist and producer of Matrices Press, and a founder, former editor, strategist and producer of Quiet Lightning and Sparkle... Read More →
Rosa del Duca is a writer, journalist, teacher and musician. A California transplant, she grew up in Montana. Her work has been published in CALYX, Cutbank, Grain, River Teeth and Mission at Tenth. When she's not writing creatively or pumping out the news at NBC Bay Area, she's leading local writers' groups at the Hayward and San Lorenzo libraries or making music with her folk rock band, Hunters.
Translator, Accademia Italiana della Cucina
Antonia Fraser Fujinaga, half Scots and half Italian, has no publications other than a dry scholarly tract about post-revolutionary Iranian law. However, she resorted to writing short stories when trapped in an office job without enough drudgery to fill eight hours. She has sung in several Balkan bands and now performs Japanese folk music at cultural festivals around the Bay. She also makes her own clothes and writes inappropriate songs.
R.T. Jamison is a freelance tech writer whose fiction has appeared in the Kenyon Review, Bellevue Literary Review, and ZYZZYVA, among others. A two-time Pushcart nominee, Jamison is the 2014 recipient of UCLA’s James Kirkwood Literary Prize, a 2015 alumnus of the Squaw Valley Writers' Workshop, and a 2016 alumnus of Lit Camp. He's currently working on his first novel.
Raul Abraham Ruiz is a poet and amateur musician. He has worked with writers at San Quentin State Prison and has served twice as writer-in-residence at Ruth Asawa School of the Arts.
The son of a Jewish mother and an Indian immigrant father who grew up in Texas, Pattabi Seshadri explores how poetry might create an alien space where we can all feel included. His work has been published in Beloit Poetry Journal, Pleiades, BlazeVOX, American Letters and Commentary, Cincinnati Review, and other publications. He lives in San Francisco.
I trained as an engineer, but am now a writer. I was born in London, England, but live now in sunny Livermore. In July, I finished work on my novel, ‘Unfortunately, Death’ – parts of it are being serialised on Wattpad as a featured story.