Get Your Book Published: First-Time Authors Reveal All
Prisoner in the kitchen
Born and raised in Seattle, William Bonham spent the first fifteen years of his working life as a professional cook. One of those years was as a cook, on staff, at Montana State Prison. At the age of thirty-one, while working in a restaurant in San Francisco, he almost literally stumbled into doing voiceovers for radio and TV commercials. The pay was much better than cooking, the hours kinder, and he packed away his knives. Now semi-retired... Read More →
Author of YA Fiction
Tim Floreen writes young adult fiction. The New York Public Library named his first novel, Willful Machines, one of the best teen books of 2015, and in a starred review, Kirkus called it "gothic, gadgety, and gay," which is an accurate assessment. His second novel, Tattoo Atlas, will come out on October 18, 2016. Tim lives in San Francisco with his partner, their two cat-obsessed daughters, and their two very patient cats.
Carmen Lau is the author of The Girl Wakes (Alternating Current, 2016). Her stories have appeared in Wigleaf, Fairy Tale Review, The Collagist, Catapult and other journals. Carmen graduated from UC Davis with an MA in Creative Writing in 2009 and has resided around the world since then. She has been a full-time volunteer for Berkeley’s Tibetan Aid Project and taught English as a foreign language to both children and adults in Shanghai and... Read More →
Irvin Lin, the man behind the nationally recognized blog "Eat the Love" is a graphic designer and art director turned IACP award-winning photographer, food writer, recipe developer, baker, public speaker and occasional social media consultant. His work has been featured in Best Food Writing 2014, Better Homes and Gardens, The Kitchn, Food 52 and PBS Food. His first cookbook, Marbled, Swirled, and Layered, is out by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt on... Read More →
Author of The Lesbian Sex Haiku Book (with Cats!). Talk to me about lesbians, sex, haikus, or cats. Or even books. WHY NOT.