On February 25, contributing authors read from the anthology that includes works from published writers, adult students, and even a local rapper. Poetry, prose, and excerpts from longer works in a variety of genres were presented at Towne Center Books in Pleasanton.
Endorsed by Barbara Santos, San Francisco Writers Conference Marketing Director, “Written Across the Genres is a great book to curl up with and, like any good anthology, it is filled with bite-sized gems your can read anywhere when you have a few quite moments.”
Join in the fun at the next book signing at Bay Books, 2415 San Ramon Blvd, San Ramon, March 10 at 2pm. http://www.baybooks.us/front-page
Written Across the Genres can be purchased at Towne Center Books, Bay Books and Amazon at http://www.amazon.com/Written-Across-Genres-Julaina-Kleist-Corwin/dp/1937303217/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1393525540&sr=8-1&keywords=written+across+the+genres
Thad Binkley, retired civil engineer; writes about his travels and life stories. Presently assists in publishing the newsletter for the San Francisco Folk Music Club.
Jan Davies is passionate about family, friends and travel to new places and when she can write about all three, she’s at her best. JanLovesToWrite.wordpress.com
Stacey Gustafson is a featured writer for the Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop. Her stories appear in Chicken Soup, Not Your Mother’s Book series, Midlife Boulevard and several anthologies. When not at the keyboard, you can find her oil painting. Blog: staceygustafson.com
Neva Hodges is preparing her novel, My Side of the Wall, for publication. Her short stories and poems have been published in several anthologies. She is active in California Writers Club Tri-Valley Branch.
Phyllis Jardine, after retirement from thirty years as a librarian, has been interested in folk music, photography, writing and travel in the United States and Europe.
Julaina Kleist-Corwin teaches creative writing for the city of Dublin, California. Her short stories have won awards and are published in several anthologies including The California Literary Review and two years in Harlequin’s annual Christmas books. She is a member of the California Writers Club Tri-Valley and South Bay Chapters. www.timetowritenow.com and Twitter@JulainaC.
Lani Longshore co-authored Death By Chenille and When Chenille Is Not Enough with Ann Anastasio, and blogs about fiber art, writing and the pursuit of tidiness at www.lanilongshore.wordpress.com.
Diane Lovitt is the granddaughter of Western Kansas pioneer and immigrant families. She now lives in Northern California, joined the CWC a year ago, and writes short stories.
Fred Norman, a ten-year Marine and Air Force veteran, focuses his poetry and prose on antiwar issues, washing machines being an exception.
Venkat Raman is a software engineer with a newfound interest in writing. He is ecstatic to see The Delights We Call Kids, his first English poem, published.
Barbara Santos is the marketing director for San Francisco Writers Conference and San Francisco Writing for Change. She is also the author of two cookbooks and the anthology, Practice Aloha. http://barbsantos.wordpress.com/ and www.SFWriters.org
Adam Swift is twenty-three years old, was born in Livermore, California, and enjoys making his own trails on hikes. He loves trees, hip-hop and Owl-ways.
Camille DeFer Thompson has been writing since childhood. She has won acclaim for her fiction and non-fiction. Her feature articles appear in print and online. www.camilledeferthompson.com