Colin Berry: Shattered
Colin Berry lives in Northern California, where he writes for art, music, and design publications. He received an MA in creative writing from San Francisco State University. "Shattered" is his first published memoir.
Susan Chambers: The Skin Magician Confesses
Susan Chambers is a poet living in San Francisco. She has an MA in English and Creative Writing from UC Davis. Her work has been published in The Greensboro Review and The New York Quarterly. She was recently a finalist in Glimmer Train's Poetry Open contest.
Lindsey Crittenden: Like This
Lindsey Crittenden writes, edits, and teaches in San Francisco. Her collection of stories, The View from Below, was published in 1999. Her stories and essays have appeared in Quarterly West, Santa Monica Review, River City, Bon Appetit, and Health, among others.
Deborah Crooks: The Fool
Deborah Crooks' fiction has appeared in Northern Lights, The Dickens, The Boulder Planet, The Colorado Daily, and Beyond Bread. She regularly writes for a variety of national and local publications including VeloNews, Women's Sports & Fitness, Film/Tape World, The Pacific Sun, AOL's Digital City San Francisco, bike.com, and Astrocenter.com.
Melissa Green: Mud Eyes, Fish Head
Melissa Green calls San Francisco home. She has a master's degree in counseling psychology and works at a residential facility for people with AIDS.
Nina Jordan: Naked Trees
Nina Jordan is a writer and teacher currently replenishing her music collection.
Gayle Leyton: Brother
Gayle Leyton is a native San Franciscan. Her work has been published in Salon, The San Francisco Bay Guardian, The Mercury News, and The Paterson Literary Review. She has worked as a high school English teacher, a law clerk, and a jewelry designer, but prefers to sit in the fog at the beach composing haikus.
Jono Marcus: I'll Give You Ten, Game to Eleven
Jono Marcus imports clothing from Indonesia, writes for travel publications, and volunteers as a grantwriter for Peaceful Streets. He has a math degree from Wesleyan University and a master's degree in English literature from San Francisco State University. Jono lives in Northern California and on the front range of Colorado.
Michael Allen Potter: Le Roi Inconnu
Michael Allen Potter holds degrees in English and Creative Writing from Union College and San Francisco State University.
Samantha Schoech: Vermont Is So Unlike California; You Can Count on Me, trust me.
Samantha Schoech is a contributing editor at On the Page.
Susan Terris: Palatino
Susan Terris's recent books of poetry include Curved Space, Eye of the Holocaust, and Angels of Bataan. She has also published Susan Terris: Greatest Hits and Nell's Quilt, among others. Her work has been published in journals such as The Antioch Review, The Midwest Quarterly, Ploughshares, The Missouri Review, Nimrod, Southern California Anthology, and The Southern Poetry Review. To read more of her poetry, visit her Web site.