Our Contributors

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Karla Cordero

Karla Cordero is the 2015 recipient of the Spoken Word Immersion Fellowship for writers of color from The Loft Literary Center (Minnesota, Minneapolis) and recipient of the Global Diversity Award at San Diego State University. Read more

Kit-Bacon Gressitt

Spawned by a Baptist creationist and a liberal social worker, I inherited the requisite sense of humor to survive family dinner-table debates and the imagination to avoid them. As a result, I’m a feminist writer … Read more


Scott Gressitt

An amateur writer and rapscallion, I write of my past, a life laden with extraordinary events.

I have walked in places most of the population avoids. Read more

DanMcClenaghanMugDan McClenaghan

I write stuff. I began with my Ruth and Ellis/Clete and Juanita stories in the early 1980s. At the beginning of the new millennium I started writing reviews of jazz CDs, first at American Reporter, and then (and now) at All About Jazz. Read more


Wilma Elizabeth McDaniel

Wilma Elizabeth McDaniel’s poetry and fiction recount her long, colorful story and those of the times and places she has lived, from the Oklahoma Dust Bowl to the California Central Valley. It’s there that her family settled and she picked produce for the tables of the landed gentry as she gathered the words that became her art. Read more.

Penny Perry, also writing as Kate Harding

A three-time Pushcart Prize nominee, twice for poetry and once for  fiction, my stories and poems have been widely published in literary magazines. Fiction Daily tagged my short story “Haunting the Alley,” published online in Literary Mama in August 2011. Read more

Sharon Thompson

Sharon Thompson

Sharon Thompson has been writing for most of her life. Love of reading and writing led to a twenty year career teaching high school English first in Los Angeles and finally in the San Diego area. Read more

ConneyConney D. Williams

Conney D. Williams is a Los Angeles based poet, actor and performance artist, originally from Shreveport, Louisiana, where he worked as a radio personality. Conney’s first collection of poetry, Leaves of Spilled Spirit from an Untamed Poet, was published in 2002. His  poetry has also been published in various publications and anthologies including. Read more