Sunny Katz is a writer, ms paint master and fake journalist. Her armor of choice is Gold Bikini and her alignment is Chaotic Good. Sunny Katz has a published story in SSWA’s “Last Night On Earth”, has a few writer ups on <http://electricliterature.com/category/dish/> Electric Literature’s Dish, and is the official Reviewer of Things for Matt [...]
Nancy Cary has lived on the West Coast most of her life and refuses to move more than hour’s drive from the ocean. She has written personal essays, poetry, and journalism pieces for books, local weekly publications such San Diego City Beat and San Diego Magazine. Inspiration for her anthology Hunger and Thirst, Food Literature [...]
Dallas has been doing things since 1957. An award winning sketch comedian, and multiple nominee (not winner) of the San Diego Comedy Awards for Stand Up, Dallas has enjoyed nominal success. Co-Host of the podcast Everything’s Fine, and an essayist, Dallas makes no money. He has worked with Disney Animation, Nickelodeon, The HUB Network, So [...]
When in the professional cubicle Carol Harrison is a copywriting, proposal strategy, and content management expert. She is often preoccupied with writing six-word memoirs.
Eddie Deull is still alive, which is remarkable considering his panache for making bad decisions in the third world. An overactive imagination and itchy feet took him to over sixty countries in thirteen years; a hedonistic journey that he justified as “research” for a “book.” His travel writings have been published in The Independent, TNT [...]
Jennifer D. Corley is a published & produced screenwriter, playwright, and freelance writer. Her work has been featured in such places as the Brighton Fringe Festival in the UK, the Slamdance Film Festival in Park City, UT, and the book More Monologues For Women, By Women (Heinemann Press). She has also worked in film and [...]
Kait Sewell grew up in the DIY culture of Wichita, KS, featured in the documentary Nevermind the Fences. After winning an academic merit based scholarship she attended the Kansas City Art Institute and finished her BFA in Sculpture at Wichita State University, where she was elected as the President of the WSU Sculpture Guild and [...]
Hanna Tawater is a part-time educator and full-time graduate student in UCSD’s MFAprogram for creative writing. She uses poetry, prose, and multimedia to explore an amalgamation of aesthetics, interdisciplinary pursuits, larger philosophical truths, as well as smaller ones. She is fascinated with notions of gender, identity, and interpersonal relationships. She is also constantly exploring all the [...]
Suzanne is an amateur taxidermy collector, novice Tarot card reader, and practiced social critic. Having spent the past decade at the finest Junior Colleges in Southern California, she has decided to stretch her wings, talk dirty, and influence people. She writes meaningful prose while drinking cold-pressed coffee amidst rainbow lights of inspiration. She has mastered the fleeting [...]
Ron Salisbury is a writer who has integrated his poetry with his business life for decades. Now, three wives deep, four children long, and assorted careers past, he continues to study, publish and write in San Diego. Publications and awards include: Eclipse, The Cape Reader, Serving House Journal, The San Diego Reader, Alaska Quarterly Review, [...]
When Laura Condi’s comedy career in Hollywood ended, her writing career in San Diego took off. At the age of 19 Laura moved to Hollywood with dreams to be a famous comedian, but after 5 years of roughing it and a series of quarter-life crises she moved back home to San Diego. The move inspired [...]
Rory Kelly is a 27-year-old who, for reasons that stopped being relevant, writes under the pseudonym Ed Farragut. Born in Ireland, he graduated from San Francisco State University in 2008 with a Bachelor’s in English/Creative Writing. He has written Suicide Girls, VAMP, as well as freelancing for newspapers. He co-created the sadly on-a-very-very-extended-hiatus webcomic “Cryptozoo” which he [...]
Holland Noel Holzer is a San Diego native and has been writing since age seven when she wrote an impressive script about the California Gold Rush and is still waiting for it to get picked up. Her written work consists predominantly of non-fiction essays. Her blog “Let’s Talk About Text” can be found here. She’s [...]
Evan Jones is a San Diego native and stand-up comedian. He performs all over town, attempting to bring laughter to strangers who would sometimes rather watch a performer squirm in silence. Being an introvert, many are surprised to find out he’s chosen this life path. But it doesn’t take long to realize the Evan Jones [...]
Craig Oliver once fought a bear and won. Clearly.
Seriously though, Craig runs the post-punk indie label, Volar Records, producing vinyl and digital publications for several critically acclaimed bands, all from the perch of his living room. He graduated from SDSU with a degree in film, which lends itself towards his making of shorts and music [...]
Matt Lewis is a 26 year old writer, born in Ithaca, NY and currently living in San Diego, CA. He attended Cal State San Marcos and graduated in 2009 with a BA in Literature & Writing. A large part of his writing experience is in Journalism, having wrote and edited for his college newspaper, contributed [...]
April Ventura started her performance career doing stand up comedy, cracking up audiences in just about every venue San Diego had to offer. April expanded her expertise by writing and performing as a story teller, and as a performance poet. She has worked as an acting coach for at risk youth, directed in the North [...]
Brian Simpson is never quite what you expect, but in a good way, most of the time. He often manages to translate his cynical irreverence into words that people think are funny. You should give him a try. Many have reported coming away from his performances with intense feelings of euphoria and confusion, and at the same time feeling [...]
Corie Bales lived in Imperial Valley until moving to El Cajon at the age of seven. She moved to Orange County to attend UC Irvine, but returned home to East County after finishing her master’s degree. She writes poetry as a way to capture seemingly forgettable moments or arbitrary events and to chronicle her family’s [...]
Jay Wertzler is the co-author of Clydestown, a serialized, subscription-based multimedia novel, written with Ryan Bradford. His stories have appeared in Black Candies (Volumes 1 and 2) and NPR’s Snap Judgement. He writes, designs, edits, codes, hikes, bikes, bookbinds, eats, sleeps, and drinks in San Francisco.
Jimmy Callaway lives in San Diego, CA. He is underboss of Criminal Complex, and overboss of Let’s Kill Everybody! and Attention, Children.
Rolf Yngve went on active duty in the US Navy in 1971 as a seaman and left in 2006 as a captain. He taught navigation, studied at the German War, commanded a destroyer, served as the US Defense Attaché to Rome, and served in the Pentagon. A Surface Warfare Officer with subspecialties in Operations and [...]
Allen Clark served as a Navy Corpsman in Vietnam. His subsequent career was in the health sciences, in San Francisco and Seattle. He has lived in San Diego since 2002. He writes memoir and poetry. A manuscript of his work has been selected for inclusion in the October issue of Assaracus, a quarterly journal of [...]
My name is Kyle Ray. I refuse to write my own bios in third person, it’s like plucking my nipple hair, yeah it will look better if I do it, but it just feels so damn awkward. I am a standup comedian with such good taste, that I have been asked to judge others. You [...]