John Rhodes is a Novelist/Poet/Podcast/TV Producer. He created the videos on this site and created this site in hopes to stimulate the growth of the Writer's Union.
His web sites are:
His books are:
"Spirits of Bondage and Inherent Transcendence"
"Little Bird Told Me"
Shortly to be releases:
"Mystic Babylon Revisited"
Laura del Fuego, a California Arts Council Fellowship recipient for Literature and past featured poet in the Haight Ashbury Literary Journal, has won several awards for fiction, and is the author of Carmen Garcia Was Here C/S (which describes growing up Chicana) and Maravilla, (a story of coming of age in East L.A.). Del Fuego's poetry, essays and stories have been widely published in journals and anthologies. She is also a screenwriter and an editor for Sonoma County Women's Voices;
Author Margaret Randall says of Sugar String: “Between the waves of coercive chill cast by this country’s successive McCarthyisms upon American expression, it has been unfashionable to write and unusual to read poetry that speaks from the working class experience. Sue Doro’s unique voice speaks loud and clear: from her thirteen-year experience as a machinist, from her childhood of painfully survived abuse, from her condition as a woman and a feminist, and from a self-awareness that can send a shudder of recognition through her readers.”
Joe Gold Chairman for San Francisco Writer's Union.
Joe Gold is a science fiction author in San Francisco, a Pulitzer-nominated journalist, advertising executive and marketing teacher. He was also a manager of the real Lamp Post Motel in Tucson, Arizona, that his father built in 1970.
The Lamp Post Motel is a novel of time travelers studying sexual anthropology at a present-day motel, finding an owner who watches his customers on hidden cameras, and drops his mind into the people he's watching.
Jess Wells of the San Francisco Writer's Union reads on this author video podcast.
Jess Wells is the author of 13 volumes, including the new historical novel, The Mandrake Broom (Firebrand, 2007). Wells was recently awarded a San Francisco Arts Commission Grant for Literature and she is a three-time finalist for the Lambda Literary Award. Her short stories and essays are included in more than two dozen literary anthologies and journals, included in university curricula and published internationally.
Alice Rogoff of the San Francisco Writer's Union reads:
Winner of the 204 Blue Light Press Award Alice Elizabeth Rogoff lives in San Francisco. She has been an Editor of the Haight Ashbury Literary Journal since 1984. She has a BA in Anthropology from Grinnell College, Masters Degrees in English: Concentration Creative Writing and in Drama from San Francisco State University, and a Certificate in Labor Studies from City College San Francisco. She has been published in Poetry At The 33, The San Francisco Bark - A Gathering of Bay Area Poets, Borderlands - Texas Poetry Review, The Small Pond Magazine of Literature, Beat (Poetry and Arts), and The Noe Valley Voice. She received an Honorable Award in the Artists Embassy International Dance-Poem Contest. She is on the Steering Committee of the National Writers Union Bay Area chapter. She is the Recording Secretary for the San Francisco Living Wage Coalition, and leads drama workshops for low-income adults.