Local writers and special guests

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AGDITA DIARIE A River of Candles...


ALAN  BERECKA My friend Pete Merkl’s dad sold copiers.  


ALI KO  This photo is representative of an idea I had 


ALISA HOPE WAGNER Aryan and his older brother, Derik, have traveled far from home on a quest to find the One Tree  


ALLYSON CHAVEZ LARKIN   Jesus Lopez mows his own lawn. So do I of course 


ANA VARELA   Pacing back in forth in the lobby of a women's shelter 


BOB JAMES  The dulcet tones of “Morning Flower” rudely interrupted my sleep 


BRANDON CANTU and MELINDA CANTU


CADENCE S. OLIVAREZ  There are no obscurities when it comes to grief 


CAROL MAYS has written or co-written 2 books. Read some of her work


Read My Choice of Hells by CHARLES ETHERIDGE


CHELSEA BROTHERTON  I relapsed today into my old ways. 


CHRISTIAN GARDUNO  Find me some buds before too long in the afternoon 


read an excerpt from At Fault by COFFEE CAT

 

CYNTHIA BREEDING Elizabeth O’Malley was falling, gliding through mists, hurdling downward, the air getting darker until all was pitch. 


DAVID PINKERD writes about the anniversary of his return from Vietnam


DEVORAH FOX She unlocked the door to the business office, housed in an old, wood-framed cabin separate from the main resort building.  


read an excerpt from It Was Raining by E CONTRERAS


ELAINE CARTER Don't make fun of my feet


ESTHER BONILLA READ My mother was a product of the Great Depression. 


GERALD BECKMAN is a prolific local writer. Read some of his work.


JENNIFER FLORENCE comments on the world via Facebook and other media. Read some of her work.


JILL HAND writes horror and sci fi. Read some of her work.

JIM MATEJ is a professional musician and a writer. Read some of his work


Read an excerpt from Emergency by JIM MCCUTCHON


JOEL ORTIZ


JOHN MEZA I walked across

Five centuries Of colonial blood


JOHN SWINBURN


Who Is JOHNNY JEBSEN and why is he emailing me? 


JON GREGORY As my cool, efficient car Cut a metal swath Through a brisk night 


JOSE OLIVARES  Please close the windows, the air is burning my face 


JOSEPH WILSON


 JOSHUA HAMILTON


JUAN PEREZ  Ladies, Gentlemen, Public School Teachers, Wise Professors, Students of Poetry, 

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KAILEY HAMAUEI


KAREN CLINE-TARDIFF  My husband wears his red-brown skin like a badge of honor. 


KATE RICHMAN (AND FRIENDS)


KENNETH BENNIGHT


KRISTI SPRINKLE


LEE HULTIN


LISA MASON


LOREN WEBSTER writes about his travels in the American west.


LOUIS EPSTEIN


MANDY ASHCRAFT


MONA SCHROEDER

NANDITA BANERJEE


NEESY TOMPKINS


NIKKI IKONOMOPOULOS


OLIVIA NOBLE


PATTY ALANIZ


PAUL GONZALES


REBECAH HALL


ROBERTA DOHSE


ROBIN CARSTENSEN 


ROBIN CHANIN


RON GEORGE


SCOTT WAYLAND GRIFFIN


SKOOT LARSON


SYDNEY SPANGLER 


TARA CROWLEY

TED HENDERSON


TERI GARCIA-RUIZ


TOM MURPHY


TRISH KOVAL


WILLIAM CHRISS


WILLIAM HENNEBERGER


WILLIAM MAYS


WILLIAM WALTON


ZOE RAMOS