Colleen McKee + Jon Sindell
Colleen McKee is the author of four collections of memoir, poetry, and fiction. Her most recent is Nine Kinds of Wrong. She loves bugs, snails and playing in dirt.
Jon Sindell is the author of the flash–fiction collection The Roadkill Collection and the story collection Family Happiness (coming this year). He curates Rolling Writers in San Francisco.
Eileen Malone + Kathleen McClung
Eileen Malone directs the Soul-finding Keats Literary Competition, which she founded in 1992. She has published over 500 poems and won numerous prizes and designations of national significance.
Kathleen McClung teaches at Skyline College and Writing Salon. Publications include Almost the Rowboat, Raising Lilly Ledbetter: Women Poets Occupy the Workspace, Unsplendid, Sin Fronteras, Healing Muse, Atlanta Review.
Nina Serrano + Garrett Murphy
Nina Serrano is an active poet, and KPFA-fm radio producer of “Open Book.” Her recent volume “HEART STRONG, Selected Poems 2000-2012” won the PEN Oakland Award for excellence in literature.
Garrett Murphy is well-known on the Bay Area poetry scene as a political and human nature satirist. He lives in Oakland, and has written several chapbooks of poetry and prose.
Stella Peach describes her music as “part folk, part pop, part chamber music, part glitter, part beeswax, and only part human.” She recently released her first full-length album Wisdom Teeth.