Joby Bass: Armadillo Hunting with an Old Man
Joby Bass grew up in a small town in north Louisiana and is a professor of geography at the University of Southern Mississippi.
Andrea Coombes: Sharing Talia
Andrea Coombes lives with her daughter in San Francisco and is a financial news reporter for a Web site.
Todd Dayton: Dive Bars of San Francisco
Todd Dayton is the author of San Francisco’s Best Dive Bars (Gamble Guides, 2004).
Ana Djordjevich: Shared Spaces cover photo
Ana Djordjevich is a photographer in San Francisco who also enjoys a career in the nonprofit community.
John Grey: All Hell at 55
John Grey is a poet, playwright, and musician. His latest book, What Else Is There, was published by Main Street Rag.
Mary Hamrick: New York’s Pull
Mary Hamrick’s poetry has appeared in the Tallahassee Democrat, Phoenix Press, and Red Hills Reader, among other publications.
Jennifer Lehr: The Light Switch
Jennifer Lehr, the author of Ill-Equipped for a Life of Sex: A Memoir (ReganBooks, 2004), is working on her new book, Why Have Kids?.
John Lehr: The Scariest Place
John Lehr is a writer/comedian who has appeared on television, film, and off-Broadway and is married to a woman who wrote a book about his lack of sex drive.
Lorraine Mavis Lupo: Living with Strangers
Lorraine Mavis Lupo lives in Berkeley, California. “Living with Strangers” is an excerpt from a novel in progress.
Brenda Miller: Getting Yourself Home
Brenda Miller’s collection of essays, Season of the Body (Sarabande Books, 2002), was a finalist for the PEN American Book Award. She has received four Pushcart Prizes for her work.
Mary Jo Pehl: The Snake Pit
Mary Jo Pehl’s book, I Lived with My Parents and Other Tales of Terror, was published by Plan 9 Publishing in 2004. She has contributed to NPR’s “All Things Considered” and is a former writer for “Mystery Science Theater 3000.”
Greg Roden: Dive Bars of San Francisco
Greg Roden's photographs have appeared in The San Francisco Chronicle and The Dallas Morning News, among other publications.
John Shaw: Home Plate
John Shaw writes short stories and lives in Cranston, Rhode Island.
Linda Wojtowick: Hammer
Linda Wojtowick lives in Portland, Oregon, where she indulges her film habit without restraint.