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California Poets - Contemporary


California Poets - Historical

Helen Adam
(1909-1993)
http://www.nytimes.com/1993/10/12/obituaries/helen-adam-83-poet-and-writer-of-ballads.html?pagewanted=1 (NY Times)

Paula Gunn Allen
(1939-2008)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paula_Gunn_Allen (Wikipedia)

Alfred Arteaga
(d. 2008)
http://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/senate/inmemoriam/alfredarteaga.html
(U.C. Berkeley)

Benjamin Avery
http://www.familyhistory.com/db.asp?dbid=3774
(FamilyHistory.com)

Sam D'Allesandro
(1956-1988)
http://www.kqed.org/arts/profile/index.jsp?essid=5191 (KQED Arts)

Gloria Evangelina Anzaldúa
(1942-2004)
http://gloria.chicanas.com/keatingobit.html
(A Web Alter for Gloria)

John Beecher
(1904-1980)
http://www.english.uiuc.edu/maps/poets/a_f/beecher/adams.htm
(Modern American Poetry)

Angela Boyce
http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P1-117235492.html
(Highbeam)

Richard Brautigan
(1935-1984)
http://www.brautigan.net (Brautigan Bibliography and Archive)

David Bromige
(1933-2001)
http://jacketmagazine.com/22/brom-powel-iv.html
(in conversation with Doug Powell - Jacket)
__ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Bromige (Wikipedia)

James Broughton
(1913-1999)
http://speccoll.library.kent.edu/literature/poetry/broughton.html
(James Broughton, Papers)

Charles Bukowski
(1920-1994)
http://bukowski.net

Theresa Hak Kyung Cha
(1951-1982)
http://voices.cla.umn.edu/artistpages/chaTheresa.php (Voices from the Gaps)

Ina Coolbrith
(1841-1928)
http://www.jacklondons.net/inacoolbrith.html (The World of Jack London)

Henri Coulette
(1927 - 1988)
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=940DE5DB153BF93AA15756C0A96E948260
(The New York Times)
__ http://www.poetryfoundation.org/archive/poet.html?id=1464 (Poetry Foundation)

Robert Duncan
(1919-1988)
http://www.english.uiuc.edu/maps/poets/a_f/duncan/life.htm
(Modern American Poetry)

Larry Eigner
(1927-1996)
http://wings.buffalo.edu/epc/documents/obits/eigner.html (EPC)

William Everson
(1912-1994)
http://www.english.uiuc.edu/maps/poets/a_f/everson/about.htm (Modern American Poetry)

Nora May French
(1881-1907)
http://www.nora-may-french.org/

Allen Ginsberg
(1926-1997)
http://www.allenginsberg.org/

Madeline Gleason
(1909-1973)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madeline_Gleason (Wikipedia)

Phil Goldvarg
(1932-2004)
http://www.eskimopie.net/phil.htm (Sacramento Poetry, Art and Music)

Barbara Guest
(1920-2006)
http://epc.buffalo.edu/authors/guest/ (EPC)

Frances Jaffer
(d. 1999)
http://www.asu.edu/pipercwcenter/how2journal/archive/online_archive/v1_1_1999/fj3.html (ASU)

Robinson Jeffers
(1887-1962)
http://www.jeffers.org/
__ http://www.english.uiuc.edu/maps/poets/g_l/jeffers/jeffers.htm (Modern American Poetry)

June Jordan
(1936-2002)
http://www.junejordan.com/

Bob Kaufman
(1925-1986)
http://www.english.uiuc.edu/maps/poets/g_l/kaufman/kaufman.htm
(Modern American Poetry)

Charles Keeler
(1872-1937)
http://www.sierraclub.org/john_muir_exhibit/frameindex.html?http:// www.sierraclub.org/john_muir_exhibit/people/keeler.html
(Sierra Club)

Philip Lamantia
(1927-2005)
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2005/03/11/BAG4MBNRMF1.DTL
(San Francisco Chronicle)

Larry Levis
(1946-1996)
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/385 (poets.org)
__ http://www.blackbird.vcu.edu/v1n2/poetry/levis_l/index.htm

Janet Lewis
(1899-1998)
http://msupress.msu.edu/authorbio.php?authorID=286
(Michigan State University Press)

Philomene Long
(1941-2007)
http://www.virtualvenice.info/poets/john&philomene.htm (Virtual Venice)

Wilma Elizabeth McDaniel
(d. 2007)
http://new.mynevadacounty.com/library/index.cfm?ccs=1152
(Nevada Country Library)

Edwin Markham
(1852-1940)
http://www.english.uiuc.edu/maps/poets/m_r/markham/markham.htm
(Modern American Poetry)

Ric Masten
http://www.blackcatpoems.com/m/ric_masten.html

Diane Middlebrook
(1939-2007)
http://www.dianemiddlebrook.com

Dorothy Miles
(1931-1993)
http://www.let.kun.nl/sign-lang/echo/docs/Dorothy%20Miles.pdf

Josephine Miles
(1911-1985)
http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/uchistory/archives_exhibits/in_memoriam/catalog/miles_josephine.html
(In Memoriam, University of California)

Joaquin Miller
(1837-1913)
http://www.literarytraveler.com/miller/joaquinmiller.htm (Literary Traveler)

Czeslaw Milosz
(1911-2004)
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/206 (poets.org)

Andres Montoya
(1968-1999)
http://latinostudies.nd.edu/poetry_prize/andres_bio.htm (Institute for Latino Studies, Notre Dame)

Yone Noguchi
(1875-1947)
http://www.h.ehime-u.ac.jp/~marx/YN/

George Oppen
(1908-1984)
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/920 (poets.org)
_ http://www.english.uiuc.edu/maps/poets/m_r/oppen/oppen.htm
(Modern American Poetry)

Pat Parker
(1944-1989)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pat_Parker (Wikipedia)

Kenneth Patchen
(1911-1972)
http://poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/23 (poets.org)

Stuart Z. Perkoff
http://www.virtualvenice.info/poets/perkoff.htm (Virtual Venice)

Pedro Pietri
(1944-2004)
http://www.virtualboricua.org/Docs/pietri.htm (obituary)
__ http://calacapress.com/pedropietri.html (Calaca Press)

Kenneth Rexroth
(1905-1982)
http://www.english.uiuc.edu/maps/poets/m_r/rexroth/rexroth_life.htm
(Modern American Poetry)
__Kennrth Rexroth Archive
http://www.bopsecrets.org/rexroth/

Stan Rice
(1942-2002)
http://www.angelfire.com/journal/riceans/RIP_stan.html

John Rollin Ridge
(1827-1867)
The Poems of John Rollin Ridge
http://anpa.ualr.edu/digital_library/jrr/jrr.htm

Tomás Rivera
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom%C3%A1s_Rivera (Wikipedia)

Al Robles
http://www.hyphenmagazine.com/blog/2009/05/rip-al-robles.html

Luis Omar Salinas
(1937-2008)
http://www.thehypertexts.com/Luis_Omar_Salinas_Poetry_Picture_Bio.htm
(The HyperTexts)

Edward Rowland Sill
(1841-1887)
http://www.berkeleydaily.org/article.cfm?archiveDate=03-29-05&storyID=21055
(Berkeley Daily Planet)

Anne Silver
(d. 2005)
http://www.usi.edu/RopeWalk/more_alumni_news.asp (RopeWalk)

Paul Smyth
(d. 2006)
http://www.elleonliteraryarts.org/b_smyth.php (El Leon Literary Arts)

Roberta Spear
(1948-2003)
http://www.heydaybooks.com/poetry/a-sweetness-risingnew-and-sele.html (Heyday)

Jack Spicer
(1925-1965)
http://epc.buffalo.edu/authors/spicer/ (EPC)
__ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Spicer (Wikipedia)

George Sterling
(1869-1926)
http://alangullette.com/lit/sterling/ (Alan Gullette)
__ http://www.angelfire.com/journal/chrismayou/gsterling/index.html
(Chris Mayou)

Piri Thomas
(1928 2011)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piri_Thomas (Wikipedia)

Tony Vaughan
(1947-2008)
http://www.sfheart.com/sfpoets/tony_vaughan.html

Lew Welch
(1926-1971)
http://www.beatmuseum.org/welch/LewWelch.html
(American Museum of Beat Art)
__ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lew_Welch (Wikipedia)

Franz Werfel
(1890-1945)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franz_Werfel (Wikipedia)
__ http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/fwerfel.htm (Authors' Calendar)

Ivor Winters
(1900-1968)
http://www.english.uiuc.edu/maps/poets/s_z/winters/winters.htm
(Modern American Poetry)




California Poets - Contemporary


Poets - Los Angeles Area, Orange County

Chris Abani
http://www.chrisabani.com/

Millicent Borges Accardi
http://www.millicentborgesaccardi.com/

Will Alexander
http://www.woodlandpattern.org/poems/will_alexander01.shtml
(Woodland Pattern)

Ralph Angel
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/180 (poets.org)

Jimmy Santiago Baca
http://www.jimmysantiagobaca.com/

Gioconda Belli
http://www.giocondabelli.org

Molly Bendall
http://www.orgs.muohio.edu/mupress/details/bendall_ariadnesisland.html
(Miami University Press)

Guy Bennett
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guy_Bennett (Wikipedia)

Laurel Ann Bogen
http://www.unlikelystories.org/old/archives/bogen.html (Unlikely Stories)

Enrique Martínez Celaya
http://www.whaleandstar.com

Victoria Chang
http://www.victoriamchang.com/

Wanda Coleman
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/118

Brendan Constantine
http://www.brendanconstantine.com

Jayne Cortez
http://voices.cla.umn.edu/artistpages/cortezJavne.php
(Voices from the Gaps)

Kamau Daáood
http://www.mamajazz.org/pages/biokamau.html (mama)

Michael Datcher
http://authors.aalbc.com/michaeldatcher.htm
(African American Literature Book Club)

Richard Dedeaux
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Watts_Prophets (Wikipedia)

Sharon Doubiago
http://www.sharondoubiago.com/

Carolyn Dunn
http://www.carolyndunn.com/

Michael C. Ford
http://www.cinetropic.com/ford/

Amelie Frank
http://www.home.earthlink.net/~pero/ameliefrank.html

Kate Gale
http://www.kategale.com/

Dana Goodyear
http://danagoodyear.com

Reyna Grande
http://www.reynagrande.com

Jack Grapes
http://jackgrapes.com/index_content.html

Amde Hamilton
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Watts_Prophets (Wikipedia)

Michael S. Harper
http://www.english.uiuc.edu/maps/poets/g_l/harper/life.htm (Modern American Poetry)

Eloise Klein Healy
http://www.eloisekleinhealy.com/ (Antioch University)

Dima Hilal
http://www.dimahilal.com/

Mark Irwin
http://www.markirwinauthor.com
__ http://www.usc.edu/schools/college/faculty/faculty1008225.html (USC)

Mifanwy Kaiser
http://www.poetix.net/poetix_staff_bios/kaiser_bio.htm (Poetix)

Douglas Kearney
http://douglaskearney.com

Diane Luby Lane
http://www.dianelubylane.com

Gerald Locklin
http://www.geraldlocklin.com
_ http://www.slipstreampress.org/dunces.html#poet%20bio
(Slipstream Magazine)

Gina Loring
http://www.ginaloring.com

Suzanne Lummis
http://www.poetix.net/poetix_staff_bios/lummis_bio.htm (Poetix)

Rick Lupert
http://poetrysuperhighway.com/

Lewis MacAdams
http://jacketmagazine.com/07/smit-r-mac.html
(Jacket)

James McMichael
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/1501 (poets.org)

Stosh Machek
http://www.stoshmachek.com

Oscar Mandel
http://www.oscarmandel.com

Lynn Manning
http://www.lynnmanning.com/

John Menaghan
http://www.salmonpoetry.com/details.php?ID=7&a=7 (Salmon Poetry)

Douglas Messerli
http://www.foundationforcontemporaryarts.org/grant_recipients/douglasmesserli.html (Foundation for Contemporary Arts)

Harryette Mullen
http://epc.buffalo.edu/authors/mullen/ (EPC)

Carol Muske-Dukes
http://www.carolmuskedukes.com/

Dennis Phillips
http://www.greeninteger.com/books_by_author.cfm?AuthorID=107&PIPAuthorID=1417
(Green Integer)

Majid Naficy
http://www.virtualvenice.info/poets/Naficy.htm
(Virtual Venice)

Rick Noguchi
http://www.upress.pitt.edu/BookDetails.aspx?bookId=34677
(University of Pittsburgh

Caley O'Dwyer
http://www.caleyodwyer.com

Otis O'Solomon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Otis_O%27Solomon (Wikipedia)

Playa Poets Richard Beban & Kaaren Kitchell
http://web.mac.com/r.w.b/Playa_Poets/Playa_Poets_Home.html

James Ragan
http://www.millicentborgesaccardi.com/jim/ragan.html

Ariel Robello
http://www.poeticdiversity.org/main/poets2.php?nameCode=arielrobello (poeticdiversity)

Luis Rodriguez
http://www.luisjrodriguez.com/

Martha Ronk
http://www.nea.gov/features/writers/writersCMS/writer.php?id=07_19
(NEA)

Lee Rossi
http://home.earthlink.net/~pero/lee-rossi.html

Michael Ryan
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/388 (poets.org)
__ http://www.faculty.uci.edu/profile.cfm?faculty_id=2496 (UC Irvine)

David St. John
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/149 (poets.otg)

Ara Shirinyan
http://la-lit.com/writers/la-lit-1-ara-shirinyan/ (LA-Lit)

Joan Jobe Smith
http://henhousestudios.com/joan-jobe-smith
(Hen House Studios)

Julia Stein
http://californiawriter.blogspot.com/

G. Murray Thomas
http://www.myspace.com/gmurraythomas
__ http://www.poetix.net/poetix_staff_bios/thomas_bio.htm (Poetix)

Amy Uyematsu
http://www.asianamericanbooks.com/books/3338.htm (AsianAmericanBooks.com)

Paul Vangelisti
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Vangelisti (Wikipedia)
_ http://orpheus.ucsd.edu/speccoll/testing/html/mss0487a.html
(Register of Paul Vangelisti Papers - UCSD)

Marcos Villatoro
http://www.randomhouse.com/author/results.pperl?authorid=59108
(Random House)

Fred Voss
http://www.bloodaxebooks.com/personpage.asp?author=Fred+Voss (Bloodaxe Books)

The Watts Prophets
http://www.dlartists.com/wp/index.html

Sholeh Wolpé
http://www.sholehwolpe.com

Terry Wolverton
http://www.terrywolverton.xbuild.com/

Gail Wronsky
http://gailwronsky.com



Poets - Santa Barbara Area

Chella Courington
http://home.earthlink.net/~pero/chella-courington.html

Lois Klein
http://www.turningpointbooks.com/klein.html
(Turning Point)

Christine Kravetz
http://www.moondaypoetry.com/christine-kranetz.html
(Moonday Poetry)

Perie Longo
http://www.perielongo.com/

Melinda Palacio
http://www.melindapalacio.com

Kelly Peinado
http://sites.google.com/site/kellypeinado/home

John Ridland
http://www.english.ucsb.edu/people-detail.asp?PersonID=35 (UCSB)

Sojourner Kincaid Rolle
http://www.pw.org/content/sojourner_kincaid_rolle

Elizabeth Schott
http://www.elizabethschott.blogspot.com

Barry Spacks
http://www.barryspacks.net

David Starkey
http://www.artamo.com/ARTAMOPRESS/index.html
(Artamo Press)
__ http://uipress.uiowa.edu/books/2005-spring/staina.htm
(University of Iowa Press)

Paul Willis
http://www.westmont.edu/_academics/departments/english/dr-paul-willis.html
(Westmont)
__ http://uipress.uiowa.edu/books/2005-spring/staina.htm
(University of Iowa Press)

Chryss Yost
http://www.chryssyost.net
__ http://www.sbpoetry.net/SB%20POETS%20READ/ChryssYost.html
(Poetry Matters in Santa Barbara)



Poets - San Diego Area

Sandra Alcosser
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/189 (poets.org)

Rae Armantrout
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/1134 (poets.org)

Ant Black
http://www.collectivepurpose.org/AntBlack/Home.html

B.H. Boston
http://www.blackbird.vcu.edu/v1n2/poetry/boston_bh/index.htm (Blackbird)

Jericho Brown
http://www.jerichobrown.com

Marilyn Chin
http://www.english.uiuc.edu/maps/poets/a_f/chin/chin.htm (Modern American Poetry)

Rudy Francisco
http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendid=23344178

Fanny Howe
http://holloway.english.berkeley.edu/howe/howe.html (Holloway Series in Poetry)

Fred Longworth
http://www.thedesertmoonreview.com/cmj/Summer06/secondplace.htm (Crescent Moon)

Stephen-Paul Martin
http://mfa.sdsu.edu/martin.htm (SDSU)

Leroy V. Quintana
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leroy_Quintana (Wikipedia)

Rod Ricardo-Livingstone
http://calacapress.com/campesinofingerprints.html (Calaca Press)

Jerome Rothenberg
http://epc.buffalo.edu/authors/rothenberg/ (EPC)

Taco Shop Poets
http://www.facebook.com/tacoshoppoets

Quincy Troupe
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/489
(poets.org)



Poets - South Bay: San Jose, Silicon Valley, Half Moon Bay,
Santa Cruz, Monterey Peninsula, Big Sur, San Luis Obispo, Santa Maria

Alurista
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alurista (Wikipedia)

Sally Ashton
http://www.sjsu.edu/people/sally.ashton/ (SJSU)

Rick Barot
http://www.blackbird.vcu.edu/v3n1/poetry/barot_r/
(Blackbird)

Ellen Bass
http://www.ellenbass.com

Eavan Boland
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/153 (Poets.org)

Dane Cervine
http://danecervine.typepad.com/

J. P. Dancing Bear
http://home.comcast.net/~jpdancingbear/

Kate Evans
http://www.beingandwriting.blogspot.com

Kenneth Fields
http://english.stanford.edu/bio.php?name_id=50 (Stanford)

David Gitin
http://www.montereycountyweekly.com/news/2005/feb/24/831-waking-giant/

Bert Glick
http://bertglick.com

Alessandra Diridoni Grigsby
http://www.invernesshousepress.com

Kevin Hearle
http://west.stanford.edu/people/hearle (Bill Lane Center)

Diem Jones
http://www.iveknownrivers.org/authors/jones.htm (MoAD Stories Project)

Esther Kamkar
http://www.estherkamkar.com

Robert Kendall
http://www.wordcircuits.com/kendall/

Phyllis Koestenbaum
http://www.nycbigcitylit.com/contents/intrvukoestenbaumpt1.html
(Big City Lit)

Rachel Loden
http://thepomegranate.com/loden/

Glenna Luschei
http://mockingbird.creighton.edu/ncw/luschei.htm

Kathleen Lynch
http://www.kathleenlynch.com/

Nathaniel Mackey
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/468 (Poets.org)

Samuel Maio
http://www.sjsu.edu/cwmfa/faculty.html#maio
(San Jose State University)

D.S. Marriott
http://www.saltpublishing.com/books/smp/1844712613.htm (Salt Publishing)

Nils Peterson
http://www.pcsj.org/biographies/nilspeterson.html
(Poetry Center San Jose)

Adrienne Rich
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/49 (Poets.org)

C. J. Sage
http://www.pw.org/content/cj_sage (Poets & Writers)

Alan Soldofsky
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Soldofsky (Wikipedia)

Joseph Stroud
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Stroud (Wikipedia)

Robert Sward
http://www.robertsward.com/bio.htm

Stanford Spoken Word Collective
http://www.stanfordspokenword.com/

Garland Thompson Jr.
http://www.whatlight.com/bios/gthomp.html (When Light From Darkness Grows)

Ken Weisner
http://members.cruzio.com/~gyre/ken/poetry.html




Poets - San Francisco

Maya Angelou
http://www.mayaangelou.com/
_ http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/87 (poets.org)

Bill Berkson
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Berkson (Wikipedia)

Rebecca Black
http://www.blackbird.vcu.edu/v5n2/poetry/black_r/index.htm (Blackbird)

Robin Blaser
http://epc.buffalo.edu/authors/blaser/index.html (EPC)
__ http://www.woodlandpattern.org/poems/robin_blaser01.shtml
(Woodland Pattern)

Kate Braverman
http://www.katebraverman.com

Lorna Dee Cervantes
http://missionpoetrycenter.blogspot.com/

Justin Chin
http://www.infinitemachine.com/

Mack Dennis
http://www2.cruzio.com/~zerocity/bioszc6.htm

Tsering Wangmo Dhompa
http://www.apogeepress.com/authors_dhompa.html (Apogee Press)

W. S. Di Piero
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/271 (Poets.org)

Diane di Prima
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diane_di_Prima (Wikipedia)

Stacy Doris
http://www.krupskayabooks.com/doris.html
(Krupskaya Books)

Cheryl Dumesnil
http://www.cheryldumesnil.com

Camille Dungy
http://www.fishousepoems.org/archives/camille_dungy/index.shtml (Fishouse)

Lawrence Ferlinghetti
http://www.citylights.com/ferlinghetti/
(City Lights)

Kathleen Fraser
http://epc.buffalo.edu/authors/fraser/ (EPC)

Robert Glück
http://www.sfsu.edu/~newlit/narrativity/issue_one/gluck.html
__New Narrative
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Narrative(Wikipedia)

Daphne Gottlieb
http://www.daphnegottlieb.com/

Jessica Hagedorn
http://www.english.uiuc.edu/maps/poets/g_l/hagedorn/hagedorn.htm (Modern American Poetry)

Jack Hirschman
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Hirschman (Wikipedia)

Benjamin Hollander
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0963932179/002-4651662-0859210?v=glance&n=283155 (Amazon.com)

Nazelah Jamison
http://www.myspace.com/nazelah/photos/406656

Maya Khosla
http://www.bearstarpress.com/books/keelbone.htm (Bear Star Press)

Kevin Killian
http://epc.buffalo.edu/authors/killian/ (EPC)

Myung Mi Kim
http://epc.buffalo.edu/authors/kim/ (EPC)

August Kleinzahler
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/1539 (poets.org)

David Koehn
http://www.davidkoehn.com/

Joanne Kyger
http://epc.buffalo.edu/authors/kyger/ (EPC)

Marina LaPalma
http://www.wastedspace.com/best/lapalma.html (wasted space)

Priscilla Lee
http://www.psycherelics.com/pris.html

Genny Lim
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genny_Lim (Wikipedia)

Leticia Hernández-Linares
http://www.ciguanabaink.com

Terry Lucas
http://goss183.wordpress.com/2009/12/13/terry-lucas/ (Poetry: The First 10 Years of the New Millennium)

Michael McClure
http://www.thing.net/~grist/l&d/mcclure/mcclure.htm
__ http://www.mcclure-manzarek.com/mcclurebio.html

devorah major
http://www.speakoutnow.org/userdata_display.php?modin=50&uid=2822
(Speak Out)

Eileen Malone
http://www.eileenmalone.us/

Edward Kleinschmidt Mayes
http://www.apogeepress.com/authors_mayes.html (Apogee Press)

David Meltzer
http://www.laalamedapress.com/books/beatthing.html (Beat Thing, La Alameda Press)
__ http://epc.buffalo.edu/authors/meltzer/index.html (EPC)

Janice Mirikitani
http://www.bigbridge.org/eurosf/janicem2.htm (Euro-San Francisco Poetry Festival)

Toni Mirosevich
http://www.tonimirosevich.com

Denise Newman
http://www.apogeepress.com/authors_newman.html (Apogee Press)

Diana O'Hehir
http://www.dianaohehir.com/contact.php

Michael Palmer
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/98 (poets.org)

Isabelle Thuy Pelaud
http://www.vietnamlit.org/wiki/index.php?title=Isabelle_Thuy_Pelaud
(Viet Nam Literature Project)

Frances Phillips
http://tpw.sfsu.edu/tpw/node/128 (SFSU)

Alice Elizabeth Rogoff
http://search.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/isbninquiry.asp?r=1&ean=9781595409027 (Barnes & Noble)

Michael Rothenberg
http://www.bigbridge.org/issue8/bioroth.htm

Spencer Selby
http://www.selbyslist.com/#resume

Kim Shuck
http://kimshuck.com

Aaron Shurin
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aaron_Shurin (Wikipedia)

Ron Silliman
http://wings.buffalo.edu/epc/authors/silliman/(EPC)
_ http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/1544 (poets.org)

Leslie Simon
http://www.ccsf.edu/Departments/Women_Studies/main/faculty/simon.htm (CCSF)

Bucky Sinister
http://www.buckysinister.com/

Carol Snow
http://www.ucpress.edu/books/pages/10158.php (UC Press)

Melissa Stein
http://www.thirteenways.org/poets/Melissa/melissa.html
(Thirteen Ways)

Pireeni Sundaralingam
http://www.wordandviolin.com/wav/bios.html

Susan Terris
http://www.marshhawkpress.org/Terris.htm
(Marsh Hawk Press)

Truong Tran
http://www.apogeepress.com/authors_tran.html (Apogee Press)

Nellie Wong
http://voices.cla.umn.edu/artistpages/wongNellie.php (Voices from the Gaps)


Poets - East Bay, Contra Costa

Elmaz Abinader
http://voices.cla.umn.edu/artistpages/abinaderElmaz.php
(Voices from the Gaps)

Opal Palmer Adisa
http://www.opalpalmeradisa.com/

Stephen Ajay
http://www.cca.edu/academics/faculty/sajay (CCA)

David Alpaugh
http://www.davidalpaugh.com

Alta
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alta_(poet)
(Wikipedia)

Claire Becker
http://humanisanimal.blogspot.com

Dan Bellm
http://www.danbellm.com/

Lisa Bernstein aka Lisa
http://www.lisabmusic.com

Chana Bloch
http://people.mills.edu/chana/ (Mills College)

Summer Brenner
http://www.summerbrenner.com

John Campion
http://worldatuningfork.com/John/ (World a Tuning Fork)

Carlota Caulfield
http://www.intelinet.org/Caulfield/

Lucha Corpi
http://www.redroom.com/author/lucha-corpi (Red Room)

Louis Cuneo
http://www.mothershen.com/pages/aboutus.html (Mother's Hen)

Lucille Lang Day
http://lucillelangday.com/

Donna de la Perrière
http://donnadelaperriere.net/ f

Charles Ellick
http://www.louderarts.com/poets/ellick/ (The louderARTS Project)

Maria Espinosa
http://www.mariaespinosa.com

Marcia Falk
http://www.interbridge.com/marciafalk/

Jack and Adelle Foley
http://9thstlab.blogspot.com/2008/06/poetry-by-jack-foley-and-adelle-foley.html (9th St Lab)
_Jack Foley -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Foley_%28poet%29 (Wikipedia)

Graham Foust
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graham_Foust
(Wikipedia)

Rebecca Camhi Fromer
http://www.amazon.com/House-Sea-Portrait-Holocaust-Greece/dp/1562791052/ref=ntt_at_ep_dpt_2

Luis Garcia
http://www.bigbridge.org/BD-BR-LG.HTM
(Big Bridge)

C.S. Giscombe
http://www.dalkeyarchive.com/catalog/show/564 (Dalkey Archive Press)
__ http://epc.buffalo.edu/authors/giscombe (EPC)

Janice Gould (Maidu/Konkow)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Janice_Gould (Wikipedia)

Judy Grahn
http://www.english.uiuc.edu/maps/poets/g_l/grahn/grahn.htm(Modern American Poetry)

Susan Gubernat
http://www.amazon.com/Flesh-Susan-Gubernat/dp/188423528X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1232403609&sr=1-1
(Amazon)

Robert Haas
http://www.english.uiuc.edu/maps/poets/g_l/haas/hass.htm
(Modern American Poetry)
_ http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/194
(Poets.org)

Forrest Hamer
http://famouspoetsandpoems.com/poets/forrest_hamer
(Famous Poets and Poems)

Lyn Hejinian
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/396 (poets.org)
__ http://epc.buffalo.edu/authors/hejinian/ (EPC)

Owen Hill
http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/190614.Owen_Hill (goodreads)

Brenda Hillman
http://galileo.stmarys-ca.edu/bhillman/

Christina Hutchins
http://www.sixteenrivers.org/wordpress/authors/christina-hutchins/ (Sixteen Rivers)

Joyce Jenkins
http://www.leftcoastwriters.com/joyce-jenkins/
(Left Coast Writers)

Dale Jensen
http://dale-jensen.blogspot.com/

Marc Bamuthi Joseph
http://www.speakoutnow.org/userdata_display.php?modin=50&uid=165
(Speak Out!)

Ilya Kaminsky
http://www.ilyakaminsky.com/

Persis Karim
http://www.persiskarim.com

Richard Krech
http://myweb.wvnet.edu/~jelkins/lp-2001/krech.html
(Lawyers and Poetry)

Joseph Lease
http://www.coffeehousepress.org/authors/joseph-lease/
(Coffee House Press)

Aya de León
http://www.ayadeleon.com/

Ben Lerner
http://www.nationalbook.org/nba2006_p_lerner.html (National Book Foundation)

Ron Loewinsohn
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ron_Loewinsohn (Wikipedia)

Kirk Lumpkin
http://www.kirklumpkin.com/

Ise Lyfe
http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendid=16295725

Judy Malloy
http://www.well.com/user/jmalloy
__ http://www.eastgate.com/catalog/Penelope.html (Eastgate)

George Mattingly
http://www.bigbridge.org/issue5/po_matt.htm (Big Bridge)

Adam David Miller
http://msupress.msu.edu/bookTemplate.php?bookID=237 (MSU Press)
__ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adam_David_Miller (Wikipedia)

Laura Moriarty
http://epc.buffalo.edu/authors/moriarity/ (EPC)

Rusty Morrison
http://www.rustymorrison.com/

Stephen Morse
http://www.juice-press.com/ (Juice)

Geoffrey O'Brien
http://www.ucpress.edu/books/pages/10744.html (UC Press)

Shailja Patel
http://www.shailja.com/

Craig Santos Perez
http://craigsantosperez.wordpress.com/

Jim Powell
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Powell_(poet)(Wikipedia)

Stephen Ratcliffe
http://epc.buffalo.edu/authors/ratcliffe/

Barbara Jane Reyes
http://www.barbarajanereyes.com

Zach Rogow
http://www.thirteenways.org/poets/Zack/zack.html (Thirteen Ways)

Mary Rudge
http://www.beatitudepoetry.com/maryrudge.htm
(Beatitude Poetry)

Leslie Scalapino
http://www.atelos.org/rhu.htm (atelos)
__ http://www.ucpress.edu/books/pages/11020.php

James Schevill
http://www.ohioswallow.com/book/New+and+Selected+Poems (Ohio University Press)

Peter Dale Scott
http://www.peterdalescott.net/

Nina Serrano
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nina_Serrano (Wikipedia)

John Shoptaw
http://english.berkeley.edu/profiles/69 (UC Berkeley)

Richard Silberg
http://www.speechlessthemagazine.org/Summer%202006/richard_silberg.htm (Speechless)

John Oliver Simon
http://johnoliversimon.wordpress.com/

Christopher Sindt
http://www.stmarys-ca.edu/new-associate-dean-for-graduate-professional-programs (St Marys)

GP Skratz
http://www.scn.org/arts/realpoetik/skratz.g.p.2-20-98.htm

Gary Soto
http://garysoto.com/

Juliana Spahr
http://epc.buffalo.edu/authors/spahr/ (EPC)

Elaine Marcus Starkman
http://www.jewishpub.org/author.php?id=122 (Jewish Publication Society)

Malka Heifetz Tussman
http://jwa.org/encyclopedia/article/tussman-malka-heifetz
(Jewish Women's Archive)

Julia Vinograd
http://www.zeitgeist-press.com/vinograd.cfm (Zeitgeist Press)

Gerald Vizenor (Chippewa)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerald_Vizenor (Wikipedia)

Ariana Waynes
http://www.berkeleydailyplanet.com/issue/2001-02-28/article/3675?headline=Young-poet-embraces-past-and-future (Berkeley Daily Planet)

Judy Wells
http://scarlettanager.com/authorpage.html (Scarlet Tanager)

Al Young
http://www.alyoung.org/

Dean Young
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/229 (poets.org)

Bernice Zamora
http://voices.cla.umn.edu/artistpages/zamoraBernice.php (Voices from the Gaps)



Poets - Marin, Wine Country, Russian River, North

Etel Adnan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Etel_Adnan

James BlueWolf
http://www.ipl.org/div/natam/bin/browse.pl/A492
(Native American Authors Project)

Armand Brint
http://www.pw.org/content/armand_brint_1 (P&W)

Janine Canan
http://www.janinecanan.com

Gillian Conoley
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gillian_Conoley (Wikipedia)

Clark Coolidge
http://epc.buffalo.edu/authors/coolidge/

Drew Dellinger
http://www.drewdellinger.org/

Richard Denner
http://www.juice-press.com/poetry/links/dennerbios.html (Juice)

Albert Flynn DeSilver
http://www.theowlpress.com/desilver.html

Geri Digiorno
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/11/04/NBGKGFH2MR1.DTL
(SF Chronicle)

Terry Ehret
http://www.terryehret.com/

CB Follett
http://www.arctospress.com/bio.html

Albert Garcia
http://www.bearstarpress.com/books/skunkTalk.htm (Bear Star Press)

Armando Garcia-Davila
http://www.armandogd.com/

Dana Gioia
http://www.danagioia.net/

Terri Glass
http://www.thefoxpath.net

Robert Grenier
http://epc.buffalo.edu/authors/grenier/ (EPC)
__ http://writing.upenn.edu/pennsound/x/Grenier.html (PENNsound)

Elizabeth Carothers Herron
http://www.elizabethherron.net/

Katherine Hastings
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katherine_Hastings (Wikipedia)

Paul Hoover
http://www.paulhooverpoetry.blogspot.com/
__ http://epc.buffalo.edu/authors/hoover/ (EPC)

Roger Housden
http://www.rogerhousden.com

Susan Kennedy
http://cpits.org/pt/sonoma/s.kennedy.htm (California Poets In The Schools)

Stephen Kessler
http://www.stephenkessler.com

Carolyn Kizer
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/57 (poets.org)

Dana Teen Lomax
http://www.pw.org/content/dana_teen_lomax (P&W)

Shaunna Oteka McCovey (Yurok/Karuk)
https://heydaybooks.com/person/shaunna-oteka-mccovey%E2%80%A8/ (Heyday)

Richard O. Moore
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_O._Moore (Wikipedia)

Blake More
http://snakelyone.com

Chris Olander
http://www.cpits.org/pt/mendo/chris_olander.htm (CPITS)

Jennie Orvino
http://jennieorvino.com

Pablo Rosales
http://mayanaam.wordpress.com/tag/pablo-rosales/

Kay Ryan
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/352 (poets.org)

Greg Sarris
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greg_Sarris (Wikipedia)
__ http://www.metroactive.com/papers/sonoma/07.16.98/lit-sarris-9828.html

Prartho Sereno
http://www.prarthosereno.com

Gary Silva
http://www.artscouncilnapavalley.org/docs/Napa_County_Poet_Laureate_Gary_Silva_2009_10_ChapBook.pdf
(Arts Council Napa Valley)

Beth Spencer
http://www.csuchico.edu/pub/cs/spring_06/feature_04.html (Chico Statements)

Margaret Stawowy
http://www.asiancha.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=191&Itemid=128 (Cha)

Mike Tuggle
http://www.kellyscovepress.com/mike-tuggle/
(Kelly's Cove Press)

Alice Walker
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/486 (poets.org)
__ http://www.luminarium.org/contemporary/alicew/ (Anniina's Alice Walker Page)

Viola Weinberg
http://duckbrotherspress.com

Theresa Whitehill
http://www.coloredhorse.com/poetry/
(Colored Horse Studios)

Susan Wooldridge
http://www.susanwooldridge.com/index.html



Poets - Solano, Sacramento, Davis, Central Valley, Inland Empire

Francis X. Alarcon
http://www.crizmac.com/online_catalog/store.cfm?step=display&productid=1461 Crizmac)

Luke Breit
http://www.authorsden.com/visit/author.asp?authorid=516 (AuthorsDen)

Christopher Buckley
http://www.creativewriting.ucr.edu/people/buckley/index.html (UC Riverside)

Joshua Clover
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/240 (poets.org)
__ http://www.ucpress.edu/books/pages/10497.html (UC Press)

Julia Connor
http://www.juliaconnor.com

Joel Fallon
http://www.poetrymatters.150m.com/

Xico González
http://www.xicogonzalez.com

Brad Henderson
http://writingprogram.ucdavis.edu/bios/bradhenderson.htm (UC Davis)

Juan Felipe Herrera
http://www.temple.edu/tempress/titles/1215_reg.html
(Temple University Press)

Bill Hotchkiss
http://www.pw.org/content/bill_hotchkiss_1
(P&W)

Lawson Inada
http://www.english.illinois.edu/MAPS/poets/g_l/inada/about.htm (Modern American Poetry)

Michael Jaime-Becerra
http://www.creativewriting.ucr.edu/people/jayme/index.html (UC Riverside)

Susan Kelly-DeWitt
http://susankelly-dewitt.com/

Philip Levine
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/19 (poets.org)

Mary Mackey
http://www.marymackey.com/

Clarence Major
http://www.clarencemajor.com

Sandra McPherson
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/204 (poets.org)

José Montoya
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jos%C3%A9_Montoya (Wikipedia)

Terry Moore
http://www.terrymoore.info/

Susan Parker
http://www.susanparkerpoet.com

Connie Post
http://www.poetrypost.com

Wendy Rose (Hopi Miwok)
http://www.english.uiuc.edu/maps/poets/m_r/rose/rose.htm
(Modern American Poetry)
__ http://www.ipl.org/div/natam/bin/browse.pl/A74
(IPL Native American Authors Project)

Dixie Salazar
http://www.uapress.arizona.edu/books/bid1505.htm (University of Arizona Press)

Robert M. Shelby
http://robertmshelbypoetry.com

Brian Turner
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/entertainment/jan-june06/brian_turner.html (PBS)

Joe Wenderoth
__ http://english.ucdavis.edu/people/directory/jlwender (UC Davis)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Wenderoth (Wikipedia)

Alan Bacher Williamson
http://english.ucdavis.edu/people/directory/fzalanb (UC Davis)



Poets - Gold Country Sierras, Desert

Charles Entrekin
http://www.charlesentrekin.com/

Gail Entrekin
http://www.gailruddentrekin.com

Molly Fisk
http://www.mollyfisk.com/

Jan Koenen
http://www.valpo.edu/vpr/koenenaugust.html (VPR)

Suzanne Roberts
http://www.suzanneroberts.org/home.html

June Sylvester Saraceno
http://www.junesaraceno.com/home.html

Gary Snyder
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gary_Snyder (Wikipedia)












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Joan London Abbott
(1901-1971)
http://www.jacklondons.net/joan_london_writing.html (The World of Jack London)

Kathy Acker
(1947-1997)
_ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kathy_Acker (Wikipedia)

Oscar Zeta Acosta
(1935-?)
http://www.popsubculture.com/pop/bio_project/oscar_zeta_acosta.html
(The Biography Project)

Paula Gunn Allen
(1939-2008)
http://www.nativewiki.org/Paula_Gunn_Allen (Native Wiki)

Richard Armory
(1927-1981)
http://home.earthlink.net/~richardamory.com/ (The Loon Society)
_ http://www.tlavideo.com/product/2-0-211604_song-of-the-loon.html?sn=1215 (TLA)

Gertrude Atherton
(1857-1948)
http://www.litgothic.com/Authors/atherton.html (The Literary Gothic)

Mary Austin
(1868-1934)
http://www.owensvalleyhistory.com/mary_austin/page49.html (Owens Valley History)

Lucia Berlin
(1936-2004)
http://www.blacksparrowbooks.com/titles/berlin.htm (Black Sparrow Books)

Kay Boyle
(1902-1992)
http://www.english.uiuc.edu/maps/poets/a_f/boyle/boyle.htm (Modern American Poetry)
_ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kay_Boyle (Wikipedia)

Marion Zimmer Bradley
(1930-1999)
http://mzbworks.home.att.net/bio.htm

Richard Brautigan
(1935-1984)
http://www.brautigan.net (Brautigan Bibliography and Archive)

Octavia Butler
(1947-2006)
http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/books/260959_butlerobit26ww.html (Seattle Post-Intelligencer)
_ http://www.sfwa.org/members/butler/

Ambrose Bierce
(1842-1914?)
http://www.biercephile.com/

Charles Bukowski
(1920-1994)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Bukowski (Wikipedia)

Raymond Chandler
(1870-1959)
http://home.comcast.net/~mossrobert/

Eileen Chang
(1920-1995)
http://www.nybooks.com/nyrb/authors/11934
(New York Review of Books)

Michael Crichton
(1942-2008)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Crichton (Wikipedia)

Celeste DeBlasis
(1946-2001)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Celeste_De_Blasis
(Wikipedia)

Amanda Davis
(1970-2003)
http://wonderwhenyoullmissme.com/

Philip K. Dick
(1928-1982)
http://www.philipkdick.com/

Harriet Doerr
(1910-2002)
http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/hasrg/ablit/amerlit/doerr.html
(Green Library, Stanford University)
_ http://www.stanfordalumni.org/news/magazine/1997/novdec/articles/doerr.html
(Stanford Magazine)

John Fante
(1909-1983)
http://www.genordell.com/stores/spirit/JFante.htm (Spirit of America Bookstore)

Howard Fast
(1914-2003)
http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USAfast.htm (Spartacus)

Lion Feuchtwanger
(1884-1958)
http://www.usc.edu/libraries/archives/arc/libraries/feuchtwanger/aboutfeuchtwanger.html
(Feuchtwanger Memorial Library)

M. F. K. Fisher
(1908-1992)
http://www.mfkfisher.net/

Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald
(1896-1940)
http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html (F. Scott Fitzgerald Centenary)

Mary Hallock Foote
(1847-1938)
http://new.mynevadacounty.com/library/index.cfm?ccs=1018 (Nevada County Library)

C. S. Forester
(1899-1966)
http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/forester.htm (Authors' Calendar)

Erle Stanley Gardner
(1889-1970)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erle_Stanley_Gardner (Wikipedia)

Charlotte Perkins Gilman
(1860-1935)
http://web.cortland.edu/gilman/
(The Charlotte Perkins Gilman Society)
_ http://itech.fgcu.edu/faculty/wohlpart/alra/gilman.htm
(The Yellow Wallpaper)

Oakley Hall
(1920-2008)
http://us.penguingroup.com/nf/Author/AuthorPage/0,,0_1000013845,00.html (Penguin Group)
__ http://articles.latimes.com/2008/may/16/local/me-hall16
(Los Angeles Times)

Dashiell Hammett
(1894-1961)
http://www.mysterynet.com/hammett/ (MysteryNet.com)

Bret Harte
http://www.zpub.com/sf/history/harte.html (San Francisco History)

Christopher Isherwood
(1904-1986)
http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/isherwoo.htm
(Authors' Calendar)

Jack Kerouac
(1922-1969)
http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/kerouac.htm (Authors' Calendar)

Ken Kesey
(1935-2001)
http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/kkesey.htm (Authors' Calendar)

Janet Lewis
(1899-1998)
http://msupress.msu.edu/authorbio.php?authorID=286
(Michigan State University Press)

Jack London
(1876-1916)
http://london.sonoma.edu/
(The Jack London Online Collection)
_The World of Jack London -- http://www.jacklondons.net/index.html

Dennis Lynds (Michael Collins)
(1924-2005)
http://www.dennislynds.com/

Heinrich Mann
(1971-1950)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heinrich_Mann
(Wikipedia)

Thomas Mann
(1875-1955)
http://www.usc.edu/libraries/archives/arc/libraries/feuchtwanger/exiles/tmann.html
(Feuchtwanger Memorial Library)

Henry Miller
(1891-1980)
http://www.henrymiller.org/ (Henry Miller Library)

Robert Duncan Milne
(1844-1899)
http://secure.grantbooks.com/z-author-milne-robert-duncan.html (Donald M. Grant, Publisher)

John Muliigan
(1950-2005) http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2005/10/23/BAGA0FCQ141.DTL&type=printable
(SF Chronicle)

Charles Nordhoff
(1887-1947)
http://www.litweb.net/biography/144/Charles_Nordhoff.html (Litweb)

Walter Nordhoff
http://users.lmi.net/bblackie/nordhoff/mexico.html (A Nordhoff Family History)

Frank Norris
(1870-1902)
http://www.cateweb.org/CA_Authors/Norris.html
(Janice Albert, California Authors)

Charles Gilman Norris
(1881-1995)
Kathleen Thompson Norris
(1890-1966)
http://www.wsu.edu/~campbelld/howells/cnorris.htm (Howells Society)

Scott O'Dell
(1898-1989)
http://www.scottodell.com/

Louis Owens (Choctaw, Cherokee)
(1948-2002)
http://www.nativewiki.org/Louis_Owens (Native Wiki)

John Rollin Ridge
(1827-1867)
http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/nge/Article.jsp?id=h-508
(New Georgia Encyclopedia)

María Amparo Ruiz de Burton
http://www.sandiegohistory.org/journal/84summer/burton.htm
(The Journal of San Diego History)

William Saroyan
(1908-1981)
http://www.williamsaroyansociety.org/index.html

Mary Ann Shaffer
(1934-2008)
http://www.guernseyliterary.com/

Upton Sinclair
(1878-1968)
http://www.online-literature.com/upton_sinclair/ (The Literature Network)

Clark Ashton Smith
http://www.oceanstar.com/cas/

Wallace Stegner
(1909-1993)
http://sfpl.lib.ca.us/librarylocations/main/envir/wsbio.htm (San Francisco Public Library)

John Steinbeck
(1902-1968)
http://www.steinbeck.org/MainFrame.html

Elizabeth Stromme
(1947-2006)
http://www.undergroundgardener.com/index.htm

Mark Twain
(1835-1910)
http://www.online-literature.com/twain/ (The Literature Network)
_ http://www.pbs.org/marktwain/ (PBS, Ken Burns)

David Foster Wallace
(1962-2008)
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-wallace14-2008sep14,0,7461856.story

Franz Werfel
(1890-1945)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franz_Werfel (Wikipedia)
__ http://www.usc.edu/libraries/archives/arc/libraries/feuchtwanger/exiles/werfel.html
(Feuchtwanger Memorial Library)

Jessamyn West
(1903-1984)
http://www.jessamyn.com/jessamyn/jess.html

Nathanael West
(1903-1940)
http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/nwest.htm (Author's Calendar)

Wirt Williams
(1921-1986)
http://www.mswritersandmusicians.com/writers/wirt-williams.html
(Mississippi Writers)



California Fiction - Contemporary



Fiction Writers- Los Angeles Area, Orange County

Chris Abani
http://www.chrisabani.com/

Mark Axelrod
http://www1.chapman.edu/~axelrod/

Aimee Bender
http://www.flammableskirt.com/

Gregory Benford
http://www.gregorybenford.com/

Ray Bradbury
http://www.raybradbury.com/

Cecilia Manguerra Brainard
http://www.ceciliabrainard.com
_ http://www.palhbooks.com/cbrainardhome.html (Philippine American Literary House)

Ron Carlson
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ron_Carlson (Wikipedia)

Chieh Chieng
http://www.amazon.com/Long-Stay-Distant-Land-Novel/dp/1582345333 (Amazon.com)

Wanda Coleman
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/118

Bernard Cooper
http://www.barclayagency.com/cooper.html (Barclay)

M.D. Coverley
http://califia.us
__ http://www.eastgate.com/catalog/Califia.html (Eastgate Systems)

Sara Davidson
http://www.saradavidson.com/

María Amparo Escandón
http://www.randomhouse.com/author/results.pperl?authorid=8194
(Random House)

Percival Everett
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Percival_Everett
(Wikipedia)
__ http://aalbc.com/authors/percivaleverett.htm
(African American Literature Book Club)

Judith Freeman
http://www.judithfreeman.net

Peter Gadol
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Gadol (Wikipedia)

Kate Gale
http://www.kategale.com/

Cristina García
http://www.cristinagarcianovelist.com

Alicia Gaspar de Alba
http://www.chavez.ucla.edu/gaspar.html (UCLA)

Glen David Gold
http://www.barnesandnoble.com/writers/writerdetails.asp?z=y&cid=1016733#bio (Barnes & Noble)

Denise Hamilton
http://www.denisehamilton.com/

Dana Johnson
http://www.randomhouse.com/author/results.pperl?authorid=36922 (Random House)

Jennifer Kaufman
http://www.aversionofthetruth.com/

Chris Kraus
http://www.semiotexte.com/authors/kraus.html

Michelle Latiolais
http://www.faculty.uci.edu/profile.cfm?faculty_id=3306 (UC Irvine)

Diane Lefer
http://dianelefer.weebly.com/

Aimee Liu
http://www.aimeeliu.net/

Karen Mack
http://www.aversionofthetruth.com/

Alejandro Morales
http://www.chusmahouse.com/titles.htm
(Chusma House Publications)
__ http://www.ia.ucsb.edu/pa/display.aspx?pkey=1645 (UCSB)

Carol Muske-Dukes
http://www.carolmuskedukes.com/

Daniel Olivas
http://www.danielolivas.com/index.html

Tim Powers
http://www.theworksoftimpowers.com

Christopher Rice
http://www.christopherricebooks.com

Luis Rodriguez
http://www.luisjrodriguez.com/

James Sallis
http://www.grasslimb.com/sallis/biography.html

Janet Sarbanes
http://directory.calarts.edu/directory/janet-sarbanes (CalArts)

Carolyn See
http://www.carolynsee.com/

Lisa See
http://www.lisasee.com/

Danzy Senna
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danzy_Senna (Wikipedia)

Barry Siegel
http://www.faculty.uci.edu/profile.cfm?faculty_id=4970 (UC Irvine)

Susana Chávez-Silverman
http://www.wisc.edu/wisconsinpress/Presskits/Chavez-Silverman.html
(U Wisconsin Press)

Jervey Tervalon
http://authors.simonandschuster.com/Jervey-Tervalon/1561155 (Simon & Schuster)

Lisa Tucker
http://www.lisatucker.com/

Alma Luz Villanueva
http://www.almaluzvillanueva.com/

Marcos Villatoro
http://www.randomhouse.com/author/results.pperl?authorid=59108 (Random House)

Helena Maria Viramontes
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maria_Helena_Viramontes(Wikipedia)

Benjamin Weissman
http://www.akashicbooks.com/headless.htm (Akashic Books)

Marianne Wiggins
http://www.nationalbook.org/nba2003_mwiggins.html (National Book Foundation)

Geoffrey Wolff
http://www.randomhouse.com/author/results.pperl?authorid=33601
(Random House)

Paula L. Woods
http://www.woodsontheweb.com/

David Foster Wallace
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Foster_Wallace (Wikipedia)



Fiction Writers - San Diego Area

Sarah Shun-lien Bynum
http://literature.ucsd.edu/faculty/sbynum.cfm (UCSD)

Laurel Corona
http://www.laurelcorona.com

Mel Freilicher
http://www.bigbridge.org/MEL-FRI.HTM (Big Bridge)

William Luvaas
http://www.blackbird.vcu.edu/v3n1/fiction/luvaas_w/index.htm (Blackbird)

Stephen-Paul Martin
http://mfa.sdsu.edu/martin.htm (SDSU)

David Matlin
http://www.marickpress.com/index.php?/it-might-do-well-with-strawberries (Marick Press)

Joanne Meschery
http://mfa.sdsu.edu/meschery.htm (SDSU)
__ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joanne_Meschery (Wikipedia)

Jim Miller
http://www.oupress.com/bookdetail.asp?isbn=978-0-8061-3807-7
(University of Oklahoma Press)

T. Jefferson Parker
http://www.tjeffersonparker.com/

Daniel Reveles
http://www.danielreveles.com/

Patricia Santana
http://patriciasantana.net/

Maurya Simon
http://www.creativewriting.ucr.edu/people/simon/

Anna Joy Springer
http://literature.ucsd.edu/faculty/aspringer.cfm (UCSD)

Susan Vreeland
http://www.svreeland.com/

Joseph Wambaugh
http://josephwambaugh.net/



Fiction Writers - Santa Barbara Area

Richard Barre
http://www.booksnbytes.com/authors/barre_richard.html

T. Coraghessan Boyle
http://www.tcboyle.com/

Fannie Flagg
http://www.bookreporter.com/authors/au-flagg-fannie.asp
(Bookreporter.com)

Sue Grafton
http://www.suegrafton.com/

Jane Heller
http://www.janeheller.com/

Daniel Jaffe
http://danieljaffe.tripod.com/

Michael Petracca
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Petracca (Wikipedia)



Fiction Writers - South Bay: San Jose, Silicon Valley, Half Moon Bay,
Santa Cruz, Monterey Peninsula, Big Sur, San Luis Obispo, Santa Maria

Andrew Foster Altschul
http://www.andrewfosteraltschul.com

Azin Arefi
http://www.azinarefi.com

Bo Caldwell
http://imagejournal.org/page/artist-of-the-month/bo-caldwell
(Image)

Lee Konstantinou
http://www.harpercollins.com/authors/34888/Lee_Konstantinou/index.aspx
(HarperCollins)

David Gitin
http://www.davidgitin.com

Ron Hansen
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ron_Hansen_(novelist) (Wikipedia)

Khaled Hosseini
http://www.khaledhosseini.com/

James D. Houston
http://www.jamesdhouston.com/

Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston
http://www.janmstore.com/jeannewhouston.html
(Japanese American National Museum)

Akasha Gloria Hull
http://www.answers.com/topic/akasha-gloria-hull (Answers.com)

Laurie R. King
http://www.laurierking.com/

John L'Heureux
http://mockingbird.creighton.edu/NCW/lheureux.htm (Nebraska Center for Writers)

Nathaniel Mackey
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/468 (Poets.org)

Claudia MonPere McIsaac
http://californialegacy.org/project_scholars/mcisaac.html
(California Legacy Project)

Nina Marie Martínez
http://www.metroactive.com/papers/metro/05.26.04/martinez-0422.html (Metroactive)

Ann Packer
http://www.annpacker.com/

Rob Swigart
http://www.eastgate.com/people/Swigart.html (Eastgate)

Elizabeth Tallent
http://english.stanford.edu/bio.php?name_id=116 (Stanford)

Gloria L. Velásquez
http://cla.calpoly.edu/~gvelasqu/main.html

Darryl Babe Wilson
http://www.heydaybooks.com/california-indian/the-morning-the-sun-went-down.html (Heyday)
_ http://www.ipl.org/div/natam/bin/browse.pl/A407 (Native American Authors Project)

Lolly Winston
http://www.lollywinston.com/

Tobias Wolff
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tobias_Wolff (Wikipedia)




Fiction Writers - San Francisco

Anita Amirrezvani
http://www.bloodofflowers.com/index.html

Kathleen de Azevedo
http://www.kathleenazevedo.com/

Dodie Bellamy
http://dodie-bellamy.blogspot.com
__ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dodie_Bellamy (Wikipedia)

Clark Blaise
http://www.randomhouse.com/acmart/catalog/author.pperl?authorid=2486
(Random House)

Kate Braverman
http://www.katebraverman.com

Nona Caspers
http://www.nonacaspers.com

Martha Conway
http://us.macmillan.com/12blissstreet (Macmillan)

Carl Djerassi
http://www.djerassi.com/

Dave Eggers
http://www.mcsweeneys.net/authorpages/eggers/eggers.html

Stephen Elliott
http://www.stephenelliott.com

Ernest J. Finney
http://www.ucpress.edu/books/pages/8320.html (UC Press)

Rodes Fishburne
http://rodesfishburne.com

Lynn Freed
http://www.lynnfreed.com/

Glen David Gold
http://glendavidgold.blogspot.com

Joe Gold
http://thelamppostmotel.com/

Sherril Jaffe
http://www.blacksparrowbooks.com/titles/jaffe.htm (Black Sparrow Books)

Diane Johnson
http://us.penguingroup.com/static/rguides/us/diane_johnson.html (Penguin)

Kevin Killian
http://epc.buffalo.edu/authors/killian/ (EPC)

Leo Litwak
http://www.elleonliteraryarts.org/b_litwak.php (El Leon Literary Arts)

Daniel Mason
http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9780375414664
(Random House)

Armistad Maupin
http://www.armisteadmaupin.com/

Kirsten Menger-Anderson
http://www.kirstenmengeranderson.com

Toni Mirosevich
http://www.tonimirosevich.com

Bharati Mukherjee
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bharati_Mukherjee (Wikipedia)

Alejandro Murguía
http://www.citylights.com/book/?GCOI=87286100311270&fa=author&person_id=4951
(City Lights)

Diana O'Hehir
http://www.dianaohehir.com/

ZZ Packer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ZZ_Packer (Wikipedia)
__ http://www.identitytheory.com/interviews/birnbaum103.html (Identitytheory.com)

Cecile Pineda
http://cecilepineda.com

Peter Plate
http://www.sevenstories.com/author/index.cfm?fa=ShowAuthor&Person_ID=75

Michelle Richmond
http://michellerichmond.com

Shawna Yang Ryan
http://www.shawnayangryan.com

Mahbod Seraji
http://www.rooftopsoftehran.com

Vikram Seth
http://www.contemporarywriters.com/authors/?p=auth89 (British Council)

K. M. Soehnlein
http://www.kmsoehnlein.com

Danielle Steel
http://www.randomhouse.com/features/steel/ (Random House)

Susan Steinberg
http://fc2.org/steinberg/steinberg.htm (FC2)

Piri Thomas
http://www.cheverote.com/piri.html

Amy Tan
http://www.amytan.net/

Gail Tsukiyama
http://literati.net/Tsukiyama/

Alfredo Véa
http://us.penguingroup.com/static/rguides/us/gods_go_begging.html (Penguin)

Vendela Vida
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vendela_Vida (Wikipedia)

Marianne Villanueva
http://www.orgs.muohio.edu/mupress/details/villanueva_mayoroftheroses.html
(Miami University Press)
__ http://anthropologist.wordpress.com/ (Blog)

Malena Watrous
http://malenawatrous.com

Cooley Windsor
http://www.cooleywindsor.com


Fiction Writers - East Bay, Contra Costa

Melanie Abrams
http://www.melanieabrams.com

Kim Addonizio
http://www.kimaddonizio.com/

Mimi Albert
http://www.mimialbert.com/

Michael Andre Bernstein
http://english.berkeley.edu/contact/person_detail.php?person=14
(UC Berkeley)

Summer Brenner
http://www.summerbrenner.com

Sylvia Brownrigg
http://www.sylviabrownrigg.com

Dorothy Bryant
http://dorothybryantwriter.com/index.html

Ernest Callenbach
http://www.ernestcallenbach.com/

Vikram Chandra
http://www.vikramchandra.com

Michael Chabon
http://www.michaelchabon.com

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
http://www.chitradivakaruni.com/

Maria Espinosa
http://www.mariaespinosa.com

Thomas Farber
http://www.thomasfarber.org/index.php

Gloria Frym
http://www.citylights.com/book/?GCOI=87286100261920 (City Lights)

Barry Gifford
http://www.barrygifford.com/

Owen Hill
http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/190614.Owen_Hill (goodreads)

James Janko
http://www.curbstone.org/authdetail.cfm?AuthID=157 (Curbstone)

Maxine Hong Kingston
http://voices.cla.umn.edu/artistpages/kingstonMaxine.php (Voices from the Gaps)
_ http://www.time.com/time/asia/2006/heroes/at_kingston.html (Time)

Wendy Lesser
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wendy_Lesser (Wikipedia)

Yiyun Li
http://www.yiyunli.com/

Jacqueline Luckett
http://jacquelineluckett.com

Erika Mailman
http://www.erikamailman.com/

Linda Watanabe McFerrin
http://www.lwmcferrin.com/index.html

Terry McMillan
http://www.terrymcmillan.com/
__ http://aalbc.com/authors/terry.htm (African American Literature Book Club)

Micheline Aharonian Marcom
http://www.michelinemarcom.com/

Cornelia Nixon
http://www.mills.edu/academics/faculty/eng/cnixon/cnixon.php (Mills College)

Marta Randall
http://www.scripsit.com/MartaRandall.html

Cornelia Read
http://www.corneliaread.com/cornelia.html

Ishmael Reed
http://www.english.uiuc.edu/maps/poets/m_r/reed/about.htm
(Modern American Poetry)
__ http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/750 (poets.org)

Kathryn Reiss
http://www.kathrynreiss.net

Elizabeth Rosner
http://www.elizabethrosner.com/index.html

Theodore Roszak
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theodore_Roszak_(scholar) (Wikipedia)

Shawna Yang Ryan
http://www.shawnayangryan.com

Darieck Scott
http://africam.berkeley.edu/faculty/scott.html (UC Berkeley)

Floyd Salas
http://www.floydsalas.com/

Namwali Serpell
http://english.berkeley.edu/contact/person_detail.php?person=158 (UC Berkeley)

Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi
http://www.randomhouse.com/author/results.pperl?authorid=71677 (Random House)

Lois Silverstein
http://loissilverstein.com/index.html

Dashka Slater
http://www.dashkaslater.com/
__ http://www.chroniclebooks.com/dashkaslater.html (Chronicle Books)

Jane Vandenburgh
http://janevandenburgh.com

Dirk van Nouhuys
http://www.wandd.com

Gerald Vizenor
http://www.nativewiki.org/Gerald_Vizenor (Native Wiki)
__ http://www.upne.com/0-8195-5304-2.html (UPNE)

Ayelet Waldman
http://www.ayeletwaldman.com/

Brenda Webster
http://www.well.com/~brenda1/



Fiction Writers - Marin, Wine Country, Russian River, North

Chester Aaron
http://www.chesteraaron.com/

Ed Addeo
http://edaddeo.com

Etel Adnan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Etel_Adnan (Wikipedia)

Daniel Alarcón
http://danielalarcon.com/

Isabel Allende
http://www.isabelallende.com/

Alison Anderson
http://www.alison-anderson.com

Maya Angelou
http://www.mayaangelou.com/
__ http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/87 (Academy of American Poets)

William Babula
http://www.sonoma.edu/pubs/experts/babula.shtml
(Sonoma State)

James BlueWolf
http://www.ipl.org/div/natam/bin/browse.pl/A492
(Native American Authors Project)

Maxine Chernoff
http://www.apogeepress.com/authors_chernoff.html (Apogee Press)

Joan Frank
http://www.joanfrank.org/

Leonard Gardner
http://www.ucpress.edu/books/pages/6891.html (UC Press)

Joe Gores
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Gores (Wikipedia)

Gerlad Haslam
http://www.geraldhaslam.com/

Molly Giles
http://www.speakingofstories.org/Author%20Bios/molly_giles.htm (Speaking of Stories)

Anne Lamott
http://www.barclayagency.com/lamott.html (Steven Barclay Agency)

Joyce Maynard
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joyce_Maynard (Wikipedia)

Marcia Muller
http://www.marciamuller.com/

Greg Sarris
http://us.penguingroup.com/static/rguides/us/watermelon_nights.html(Penguin Group)
__ http://www.sonoma.edu/pubs/newsrelease/archives/000438.html (Sonoma State University)

Jose Antonio Villarreal
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jos%C3%A9_Antonio_Villarreal (Wikipedia)

Alice Walker
http://www.luminarium.org/contemporary/alicew/ (Anniina's Alice Walker Page)



Fiction Writers - Solano, Sacramento, Davis, Central Valley, Mendocino, Gold Country, Sierras, Desert

Ann Bannon
http://www.annbannon.com/index.html

Todd Borg
http://www.toddborg.com

Lucy Corin
http://english.ucdavis.edu/people/directory/lcorin (UC Davis)

Joan Didion
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joan_Didion (Wikipedia)

Molly Dwyer
http://www.mollydwyer.com/html/index.html

Charles Entrekin
http://www.charlesentrekin.com/

Jack Forbes(Powhatan-Renape-Lenape)
http://nas.ucdavis.edu/Forbes/forbes.html

Karen Joy Fowler
http://www.karenjoyfowler.com/index.htm

Lynn Freed
http://www.lynnfreed.com

Peter Grandbois
http://www.brothersgrandbois.com/peter.asp?type=peter

Sands Hall
http://www.sandshall.com/

Pam Houston
http://pamhouston.net/

Louis B Jones
http://www.louisbjones.com

Laila Lalami
http://www.lailalalami.com/

John Lescroart
http://www.johnlescroart.com/

Mary Mackey
http://www.marymackey.com/

Stephen Minot
http://www.creativewriting.ucr.edu/people/minot/index.html (UC Riverside)

Michael O'Laughlin
http://www.ltcc.edu/academics.asp?area=Article&artID=194&iefix=416202

James Rollins
http://www.jamesrollins.com/

Susan Straight
http://www.creativewriting.ucr.edu/people/straight/index.html (UC Riverside)

William T. Vollmann
http://www.mcsweeneys.net/authorpages/vollmann/vollmann.html (McSweeney's)

Andrew Winer
http://www.andrewwiner.com/

Steve Yarbrough
http://www.randomhouse.com/author/results.pperl?authorid=33904 (Random House)

Dwight Yates
http://www.snakenationpress.org/yates.html (Snake Nation Press)









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John Belluso
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http://www.bendoverproductions.zoomshare.com/0.html

Adam Bock
http://www.playscripts.com/author.php3?authorid=308 (Playscripts Inc)

Bridget Carpenter
http://www.newdramatists.org/bridget_carpenter.htm (New Dramatists)

Michelle Carter
http://www.dramaticpublishing.com/AuthorBio.php?titlelink=9145

Stacie Chaiken
http://www.staciechaiken.com

Adam Chanzit
http://www.adamchanzit.com/Writes/Home.html (Consortium for the Arts)

Theresa Chavez
http://aboutpd.org/company/staff-bios (About Productions)

Samantha Chanse
http://www.whiskeyandacigarette.org/about/index.php

Sudipto Chatterjee
http://illuminations.berkeley.edu/archives/2005/article.php?volume=9&story=1 (Illuminations)

Roy Conboy
http://theatre.sfsu.edu/faculty/100/roy-conboy (SFSU)

Jason Craig
http://www.eastbayexpress.com/artsculture/beowulf_triumphant/Content?oid=743023
(East Bay Express)

Evelyn Dfaz Cruz
http://www.tainamoon.com

Billy Crystal
http://imdb.com/name/nm0000345/bio (IMDb)

Carl Djerassi
http://www.djerassi.com/

Jon Dorf
http://www.jondorf.com/

Carolyn Dunn
http://www.carolyndunn.com/

Rick Foster
http://duendedrama.org/plfoster.htm (Duende)

Will Franken
http://www.willfranken.com/

Brian Freeman
http://alpertawards.org/archive/winner99/freeman.html
(Alpert Awards)

Mary Fengar Gail
http://www.playscripts.com/author.php3?authorid=251 (Playscripts)

Kate Gale
http://www.kategale.com/

Marcus Gardley
http://www.kqed.org/arts/programs/spark/profile.jsp?essid=17964(KQED Spark)

Lillian Garrett-Groag
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lillian_Garrett-Groag
__ http://www.colonytheatre.org/bios/groagLillian.html (Colony Theatre)

Philip Kan Gotanda
http://www.philipkangotanda.com

Michael Halperin
http://www.michaelhalperin.com/

Bob Hayden
http://www.doollee.com/PlaywrightsH/hayden-bob.html (Doolee)

Richard Hellesen
http://www.theater2k.com/hellesen1.html (theater2k)

Aaron Henne
http://www.colonytheatre.org/bios/henneAaron.html (The Colony Theatre)

Rickerby Hinds
http://theatre.ucr.edu/people/faculty/hinds/ (UC Riverside)

Ron Hutchinson
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ron_Hutchinson_%28screenwriter%29 (Wikipedia)

David Henry Hwang
http://www.bedfordstmartins.com/literature/bedlit/authors_depth/hwang.htm
__ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Henry_Hwang (Wikipedia)

Naomi Iizuka
http://www.ia.ucsb.edu/pa/display.aspx?pkey=1295 (UCSB)

D.W. Jacobs
http://www.foghouse.com/backstage/biographies.html(Foghouse Productions)

Lynne Kaufman
http://www.lynnekaufman.com/

Katie Ketchum
http://www.katieketchum.com/home.html

Aurorae Khoo
http://www.radcliffe.edu/fellowships/fellows_2002akhoo.aspx
(Radcliffe)

Kevin Killian
http://epc.buffalo.edu/authors/killian/ (EPC)

Kristen Lazarian
http://www.doollee.com/PlaywrightsL/lazarian-kristen.html (Doollee)

Russ Lees
http://www.russlees.com/

Diane Lefer
http://dianelefer.weebly.com/

Simon Levy
http://www.simonlevy.com/

Diana Ljungaeus
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0790748/ (IMDb)

Anita Loos
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anita_Loos (Wikpedia)

Ross MacLean
http://www.doollee.com/PlaywrightsM/MacLeanRoss.htm (doolee.com)

David Mamet
http://mamet.eserver.org

Lynn Manning
http://www.lynnmanning.com/

Steve Martin
http://www.biography.com/search/article.do?id=9400755 (The Biography Channel)

Dakin Matthews
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dakin_Matthews (Wikipedia)

Perry Miyake
http://www.perrymiyake.com/

Cherríe Moraga
http://www.cherriemoraga.com/

Kevin Morales
http://articles.sfgate.com/2005-08-26/news/17385482_1_community-theater-town-hall-artistic-director
(SF Chronicle)

Julie Marie Myatt
http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/arts/la-ca-myatt25-2008may25,0,4526721.story
(LA Times)

Peter Sinn Nachtrieb
http://www.peternachtrieb.com/

Shahid Nadeem
http://www.ektaonline.org/events/shahid/ (EKTA)

Rick Najera
http://www.ricknajera.com/

Louie Olivos Jr.
http://www.louieolivosjr.com

Phil Olson
http://www.philolson.net/

Henry Ong
http://henryong.info/

Carol Lynn Pearson
http://www.clpearson.com

Catherine Pelonero
http://www.doollee.com/PlaywrightsP/pelonero-catherine.html (Doollee)

Michael Phillis
http://michaelphillis.com/

James Ragan
http://www.millicentborgesaccardi.com/jim/ragan.html

Jack Rasmus
http://www.kyklosproductions.com/

José Rivera
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jos%C3%A9_Rivera_(playwright) (Wikipedia)

Sojourner Kincaid Rolle
http://cemaweb.library.ucsb.edu/sojournerkincaidrolle.html (CEMA)

Elaine Romero
http://www.elaineromero.com/

Edward Sakamoto
http://www.doollee.com/PlaywrightsS/SakamotoEdward.htm (doolee.com)

Nathan Sanders
http://www.nathansanders.net/

Laura Shamas
http://www.laurashamas.com/

Anna Deavere Smith
http://www.scils.rutgers.edu/~cybers/smith2.html (women of color women of words)

Michael Gene Sullivan
_Velina Brown and Michael Gene Sullivan
http://www.velandme.com/

Belinda Taylor
http://www.newsreview.com/sacramento/Content?oid=oid%3A46308 (SN&R)

Tim Turner
http://newplaysla.com/

Denise Uyehara
http://www.deniseuyehara.com/

Luis Valdez
http://latino.si.edu/virtualgallery/OJOS/bios/bios_Valdez.htm

Ian Walker
http://www.iwalker.scriptmania.com/index.html

Jennie Webb
http://home.earthlink.net/~jenniewebb/

Deontay Wilson
http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qn4176/is_20060706/ai_n16532250/(ANG)

Elizabeth Wong
http://www.elizabethwong.net/

Charlayne Woodard
http://www.curtainup.com/flightla.html (CurtainUp)

Heather Woodbury
http://www.heatherwoodbury.com/

Chay Yew
http://www.newdramatists.org/chay_yew.htm (newdramatists.org)

Marvin X
http://authors.aalbc.com/marvinx.htm (African American Literature Book Club)









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See also Technocreators - Writers/Advocates

California Writers - Nonfiction, Historians, Cultural Historians - Contemporary

California Writers - Nonfiction, Historians, Cultural Historians - Historical

Joan London Abbott
(1901-1971)
http://www.jacklondons.net/joan_london_writing.html (The World of Jack London)

Thomas Albright
(died May 1984)
http://www.amazon.com/Art-San-Francisco-Area-1945-1980/dp/0520055187
(Amazon.com)

Gloria Evangelina Anzaldúa
(1942-2004)
http://gloria.chicanas.com/keatingobit.html
(A Web Alter for Gloria)

Will Baker
(1935-2005)
http://www.news.ucdavis.edu/search/news_detail.lasso?id=7452&title=UC%20Davis%20Creative%20Writer%20Will%20Baker%20Dies
(UC Davis)

Elna Bakker
(1921-1995)
http://www.ucpress.edu/books/pages/1868.php

Hubert Howe Bancroft
(1832-1918)
http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=8
(Ohio Historical Society)

Willa Baum
(1926-2006)
http://www.berkeley.edu/news/media/releases/2006/05/31_baum.shtml
(UC Berkeley)

Walton Bean
http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072424389/ (McGraw Hill)

Ambrose Bierce
(1842-?)
http://www.biercephile.com/

Albert Boime
(1933-2008)
http://www.albertboime.com

David Brower
(1912-2000)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Brower (Wikipedia)

Herb Caen
(1916-1997)
http://www.sfgate.com/columnists/caen/

Daniel Cassidy
(1945-2008)
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/10/15/BAK813H4B0.DTL
(San Francisco Chronicle)

Iris Chang
http://www.irischang.net/
__ http://cemaweb.library.ucsb.edu/chang.html (CEMA)

Julia Child
(1912-2004)
http://www.salon.com/people/feature/1999/08/20/child/ (Salon)

Louise Clappe, "Dame Shirley
(1819-1906)
http://www.cateweb.org/CA_Authors/clappe.html
(by Janice Albert, California Authors)

Eldridge Cleaver
(1935-1998)
http://articles.latimes.com/1998/may/02/news/mn-45607
(Los Angeles Times)

Eliza W. Farnham
http://www.press.uillinois.edu/f03/farnham.html (University Illionis Press)

Mary Hallock Foote
(1847-1938)
http://new.mynevadacounty.com/library/index.cfm?ccs=1018 (Nevada County Library)

Jessie Benton Frémont
(1824-1902)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jessie_Benton_Fr%C3%A9mont (Wikipedia)

Judith Hoffberg
(1934-2009)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Judith_Hoffberg
(Wikipedia)
__ http://www.well.com/user/jmalloy/judith_hoffberg

James D. Houston
(1933-2009)
http://www.jamesdhouston.com

Mary Paik Lee
(1900-1995)
http://www.apa.si.edu/Curriculum%20Guide-Final/maryleebio.htm
(Smithsonia Asian Pacific America Program)

Carl Loeffler
(1946-2001)
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2001/03/17/MNL185890.DTL
(SF Chronicle)
_ http://www.cyberstage.org/archive/cstage12/carl12.htm
(Cyberstage)

Jack London
(1876-1916)
_ http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/London/
_The World of Jack London -- http://www.jacklondons.net/index.html

Carey McWilliams
(1905-1980)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carey_McWilliams_(journalist) (Wikipedia)
__ http://www.press.umich.edu/titleDetailDesc.do?id=142279 (Univ. of Michigan Press)

Jeffrey Mass
(1940-2001)
http://news.stanford.edu/pr/01/obitmass411.html
(Stanford)

Jessica Mitford
(1917 - 1996)
http://www.cateweb.org/CA_Authors/mitford.html (California Authors)

Toshio Mori
(1910-1980)
http://www.heydaybooks.com/asian-american/unfinished-message-selected-wo.html (Heyday)

John Muir
(1838-1914)
http://www.sierraclub.org/john_muir_exhibit/ (Sierra Club)

Odette Myers
(1934-2001)
http://www.washington.edu/uwpress/search/books/MEYDOO.html (University of Washington Press)
_ http://www.jewishsf.com/content/2-0-/module/displaystory/story_id/15475/edition_id/301/format/html/displaystory.html (Jewish News Weekly)

Nancy Newhall
(1908-1974)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nancy_Newhall (Wikipedia)

Anais Nin
(1903-1977)
http://www.authorsden.com/visit/viewShortStory.asp?AuthorID=931&id=9203
("Who is Anais Nin" by Maryanne Raphael)

Tillie Olsen
(1912-2007)
http://mockingbird.creighton.edu/NCW/olsen.htm

Louis D. Owens
(1948-2002)
http://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/senate/inmemoriam/LouisD.Owens.htm
(University of California)

Peter Palmquist
(1936-2003)
http://articles.latimes.com/2003/jan/20/local/me-palmquist20 (LA TImes)

Arlene Raven
(1944-2006)
http://www.cla.purdue.edu/WAAW/Corinne/Raven.htm
(Women Artists of the American West)

Josiah Royce
(1855-1916)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Josiah_Royce (Wikipedia)

Wallace Stegner
(1909-1993)
http://sfpl.lib.ca.us/librarylocations/main/envir/wsbio.htm
(San Francisco Public Library)

Charles Warren Stoddard
(1843-1909)
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/14298b.htm (Catholic Encyclopedia)

Lucy Thompson
http://www.heydaybooks.com/california-indian/to-the-american-indian-reminis.html (Heyday)

Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo
(1808-1890)
author of "Historia de California" -- http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/people/s_z/vallejo.htm
__ http://library.sonoma.edu/regional/notables/vallejo.html
(Sonoma State Library)

Tookie Williams
(1953-2005)
http://www.tookie.com/about.tookie's.memoir.html

Jade Snow Wong
(1922-2006)
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/03/19/BAGNDHQOO31.DTL (San Francisco Chronicle)


See also Journalists
See also Critics and Curators
See also Technocreators - Writers/Advocates



Nonfiction, Historians, Cultural Historians - Los Angeles Area, Orange County

Jonathan Alexander
http://www.faculty.uci.edu/profile.cfm?faculty_id=5456 (UC Irvine)

Edward A. Alpers
http://www.history.ucla.edu/alpers/ (UCLA)

Richard Amesbury
http://cst.academia.edu/RichardAmesbury (CST)

Eric Avila
http://www.history.ucla.edu/avila/ (UCLA)

Mark Axelrod
http://www1.chapman.edu/~axelrod/

Gordon Morris Bakken
http://www.greenwood.com/catalog/GR4148.aspx (Greenwood)

Beatrice Mousli Bennett
http://college.usc.edu/faculty/faculty1003090.html (USC)

Toni Bentley
http://www.tonibentley.com/

Peter J. Blodgett
http://www.ucpress.edu/books/pages/HL1837.html (UC Press)

Cecilia Manguerra Brainard
http://www.ceciliabrainard.com

Scot Brown
http://www.history.ucla.edu/brown/ (UCLA)

Julia Bryan-Wilson
http://www.faculty.uci.edu/profile.cfm?faculty_id=5439

Carol Burke
http://www.faculty.uci.edu/profile.cfm?faculty_id=5257 (UC Irvine)

Monica A. Coleman
http://www.monicaacoleman.com

Bernard Cooper
http://www.barclayagency.com/cooper.html (Barclay)

Michael Datcher
http://authors.aalbc.com/michaeldatcher.htm (African American Literature Book Club)

William Deverell
http://college.usc.edu/faculty/faculty1003206.html (USC)

Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje
http://www.ethnomusic.ucla.edu/people/djedje.htm (UCLA)

Ellen Dubois
http://www.history.ucla.edu/dubois/ (UCLA)

Louise Nelson Dyble
http://www.payingthetoll.net

Brenda Farrington
http://www.sagepub.com/refbooksProdDesc.nav?prodId=Book220824 (Sage)

Edward B. Fowler
http://www.faculty.uci.edu/profile.cfm?faculty_id=2752 (UC Irvine)

Peter Frank
http://www.researchchannel.org/prog/displayevent.aspx?rID=2028
(Research Channel)

David Theo Goldberg
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Theo_Goldberg (Wikipedia)
__ http://www.uchri.org/page.php?page_id=1256 (UCHRI)

Jonathan Green
http://arthistory.ucr.edu/people/faculty/green/index.html
(UCR/California Museum of Photography)

Gayle Greene
http://sleepstarved.org/
__ http://www.scrippscollege.edu/academics/faculty/gayle-greene.php (Scripps College)

Steven Hackel
http://history.ucr.edu/people/hackel/index.html (UCR)

Tom Hayden
http://www.tomhayden.com/

Kevin Hearle
http://kevinhearle.com

Andrea Davies Henderson
http://www.csun.edu/~adh94720 (CSUN)

Thomas S. Hines
http://www.history.ucla.edu/hines/ (UCLA)

Barbara Isenberg
http://www.usc.edu/isd/libraries/partners/laih/fellows/BarbaraIsenberg.php
(Los Angeles Institute for the Humanities)

N. Katherine Hayles
http://www.english.ucla.edu/faculty/hayles/ (UCLA)

Darnell M. Hunt
http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/491661.Darnell_M_Hunt (Goodreads)
__ http://www.bunchecenter.ucla.edu/about/about_caas_main.html (UCLA)

Ron Kovic
http://myhero.com/myhero/hero.asp?hero=Kovic (My Hero Project)

Chris Kraus
http://www.semiotexte.com/authors/kraus.html

Diane Lefer
http://dianelefer.weebly.com

Simon Leung
http://www.gf.org/fellows/8673-simon-leung (Guggenheim Foundation)

Catherine Lord
http://studioart.arts.uci.edu/faculty/residentfaculty/catherinelord.html
(UC Irvine)

Ellen Ott Marshall
http://www.cgu.edu/pages/1060.asp (CGU)

Suzanne Muchnic
http://www.ucpress.edu/books/pages/8226.html
(UC Press)

Frances Khirallah Noble
http://www.aljadid.com/reviews/ArabDetroitTHESITUESTORIES.html (Aljadin)

Gregory Orfalea
http://ccdl.libraries.claremont.edu/cdm4/item_viewer.php?CISOROOT=/lea&CISOPTR=47 (Pitzer College)

Tomás Summers Sandoval
http://www.summerssandoval.com/

Allan Sekula
http://www.calarts.edu/faculty_bios/art/faculty/allansekula/allansekula (CalArts)

Denise Spooner
http://geography.berkeley.edu/ProjectsResources/CaliforniaThinkers/profiles/spooner.html
(California Thinkers)

Kevin Starr
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kevin_Starr (Wikipedia)

Brenda Stevenson
http://www.history.ucla.edu/stevenson/ (UCLA)

David Trend
http://studioart.arts.uci.edu/faculty/residentfaculty/davidtrend.html
(UC Irvine)

David Ulin
http://www.cunepress.com/cunepress/booksonline/essays/etg/etg-pages/r-w/ulin.htm

D. J. Waldie
http://www.kcet.org/explore-ca/web-stories/drivingpassions/rush/artist_biography.php
(KCET)

David Foster Wallace
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Foster_Wallace (Wikipedia)

Michael Walker
http://www.laurelcanyonthebook.com/

Rick Wartzman
http://www.newamerica.net/people/rick_wartzman
(New America Foundation)

Jon Wiener
http://www.jonwiener.com/

Robert Winter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Winter

Hisaye Yamamoto
http://faculty.ccc.edu/wr-womenauthors/pinkver/yamamoto.htm (20th Century American Women Writers)



Nonfiction, Historians, Cultural Historians - Santa Barbara Area

Douglas Daniels
http://www.history.ucsb.edu/people/person.php?account_id=23
(UC Santa Barbara)

Gretel Ehrlich
http://www.parkcentralwebs.com/GretelEhrlich/default.asp

Mario T. Garcia
http://research.ucsb.edu/ccs/peop.htm (UCSB)

David Ray Griffin
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Ray_Griffin (Wikipedia)

Maria Herrera-Sobek
http://research.ucsb.edu/ccs/peop.htm#Maria (UCSB)

Carl Gutierrez-Jones
http://www.ucpress.edu/books/pages/6406.php (UC Press)

Luis Leal
http://www.chicst.ucsb.edu/chair/

Nelson Lichtenstein
http://www.temple.edu/tempress/titles/1693_reg.html
(Temple University Press)

John Bradley Monsma
http://english.csuci.edu/people/faculty/monsma.htm
(CSUCI)

Joan Peters
http://english.csuci.edu/people/faculty/peters.htm (CSUCI)

Rita Raley
http://raley.english.ucsb.edu (UCSB)

Zaragosa Vargas
http://www.history.ucsb.edu/people/person.php?account_id=55
(UC Santa Barbara)

Clyde Woods
http://www.blackstudies.ucsb.edu/woods.html (UCSB)



Nonfiction, Historians, Cultural Historians - San Diego Area

Robert R. Alvarez
http://www.ethnicstudies.ucsd.edu/faculty/alvarez.shtml

Deepak Chopra
http://www.chopra.com

Dennis M. Clausen
http://www.midlist.org/showauthor.cfm?authnum=21
(Mid-List Press)

Iris Engstrand
http://www.sandiego.edu/cas/history/faculty/biography.php?ID=131
(University of San Diego)

Richard Griswold del Castillo
http://www.uapress.arizona.edu/BOOKS/bid1860.htm
(Univ. of Arizona Press)

Colin Fisher
http://home.sandiego.edu/~colinf/ (University of San Diego)

Lynne Friedmann
http://www.friedmanncommunications.com

Ali Gheissari
http://www.mepc.org/resources/gheissari.asp (USD)

Michael Gonzalez
http://www.sandiego.edu/cas/history/faculty/biography.php?ID=531
(University of San Diego)

Peter Kanelos
http://www.sandiego.edu/cas/english/faculty/biography.php?ID=111 (USD)

Ruth Leyse-Wallace
http://www.ruthleysewallace.com

Molly McClain
http://home.sandiego.edu/~mmcclain/ (USD)

Stephen-Paul Martin
http://mfa.sdsu.edu/martin.htm (SDSU)

David Matlin
http://www.marickpress.com/index.php?/it-might-do-well-with-strawberries (Marick Press)

Fred Miller Robinson
http://www.sandiego.edu/cas/music/faculty/biography.php?ID=641 (USD)

Kenneth P. Serbin
http://home.earthlink.net/~kserbin/id1.html

Kathryn Statler
http://history.sandiego.edu/news/article.php?story=20050421114754610 (USD)

Emily Thompson
http://www.macarthurfellows.org/Fellows2005/contents/longbios/thompson_emily.htm
(MacArthur Fellows)



Nonfiction, Historians, Cultural Historians - South Bay: San Jose, Silicon Valley, Half Moon Bay,
Santa Cruz, Monterey Peninsula, Big Sur, San Luis Obispo, Santa Maria

Rose Marie Beebe
http://www.wisc.edu/wisconsinpress/books/0380.htm (UW Press)

Terry Beers
http://californialegacy.org/project_scholars/beers.html (California Legacy Project)

Barton Bernstein
http://www.stanford.edu/dept/HPST/bernstein.html (Stanford)

Leslie Berlin
http://www.themanbehindthemicrochip.com
__ http://www.stanford.edu/dept/HPST/berlin.html (Silicon Valley Archives at Stanford)

Iain Boal
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iain_Boal
(Wikipedia)

Eavan Boland
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eavan_Boland (Wikipedia)

Mark Bousquet
http://howtheuniversityworks.com/wordpress/

Al Camarillo
http://www.stanford.edu/dept/history/people/camarillo_albert.html (Stanford)

Clayborne Carson
http://mlk-kpp01.stanford.edu/index.php/claybornecarson/index.php
(Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute)

Pedro G. Castillo
http://history.ucsc.edu/directory/details.php?id=6
(UC Santa Cruz)

Gordon Chang
http://www.stanford.edu/dept/AAS/chang.htm (Stanford)

Joseph Corn
http://www.stanford.edu/dept/HPS/corn.html (Stanford)

Wanda Corn
http://news-service.stanford.edu/news/2000/march29/corn-329.html (Stanford)
_ http://www.ucpress.edu/books/pages/8013.php (UC Press)

Angela Davis
http://voices.cla.umn.edu/artistpages/davisAngela.php

Diane Dreher
http://www.dianedreher.com

Anne Howland Ehrlich
http://www.stanford.edu/group/CCB/Staff/anne.htm (Stanford)

Paul R. Ehrlich
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_R._Ehrlich (Wikipedia)

Emily Elrod
http://emilyelrod.com/index.html

Kate Evans
http://beingandwriting.blogspot.com/

John Felstiner
http://english.stanford.edu/bio.php?name_id=49 (Stanford)

Dana Frank
http://history.ucsc.edu/directory/details.php?id=11
(UC Santa Cruz)

Estelle Freedman
http://ebf.stanford.edu/ (Stanford)

Paul Freiberger
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Freiberger (Wikipedia)

William Gould
http://www.law.stanford.edu/directory/profile/26/ (Stanford)

Donna Haraway
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donna_Haraway (Wikipedia)

Greg Herken
http://www.brotherhoodofthebomb.com
__ http://www.ucmerced.edu/faculty/facultybio.asp?facultyid=8 (UC Merced)

Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeanne_Wakatsuki_Houston (Wikipedia)

Akasha Gloria Hull
http://www.answers.com/topic/akasha-gloria-hull (Answers.com)

Cynthia Kaufman
http://www.southendpress.org/authors/28 (South End Press)

David Kennedy
http://www.stanford.edu/dept/history/people/kennedy_david.html (Stanford)

Barbara Keys
http://www.csus.edu/indiv/k/keysb/ (Sacramento State)

Susan Landauer
http://www.ucpress.edu/books/pages/9492.php (UC Press)

Matthew Lasar
http://history.ucsc.edu/directory/details.php?id=41
(UC Santa Cruz)

Pamela Lee
http://art.stanford.edu/profile/Pamela+Lee/ (Stanford)

W. Patrick McCray
http://www.history.ucsb.edu/people/person.php?account_id=14
(UC Santa Cruz)

Paul McHugh
http://www.paulmchugh.net

Cathleen Miller
http://www.wildwritingwomen.com/cathleen.cfm (Wild Writing Women)

Jessica Riskin
http://www.stanford.edu/dept/HPS/riskin.html (Stanford)

Eleanor Selfridge-Field
http://www-ccrma.stanford.edu/~esf/ (Stanford)

Robert M. Senkewicz
http://www.sup.org/book.cgi?id=3067 (Stanford University Press)

Susan Shillinglaw
http://www.ipgbook.com/showbook.cfm?bookid=0976670623 (IPG)

Peter Stansky
http://www.stanford.edu/dept/history/people/stansky_peter.html (Stanford)

Jim Warren
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Warren (Wikipedia)

David Wellman
http://communitystudies.ucsc.edu/directory/details.php?id=11 (UCSC)

Caroline Winterer
http://www.stanford.edu/dept/history/people/winterer_caroline.html (Stanford)

Emily Wu
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emily_Wu (Wikipedia)

Alice Yang
http://history.ucsc.edu/directory/details.php?id=23
(UC Santa Cruz)

Steven Zipperstein
http://www.stanford.edu/group/howiwrite/Bios/stevenzipperstein/index.html (Stanford)




Nonfiction, Historians, Cultural Historians - San Francisco

Robert Atkins
http://www.robertatkins.net/index.html

Kenneth Baker
http://www.artnet.com/Magazine/features/stender/stender10-7-03.asp (artnet.com)

John Beebe
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Beebe (Wikipedia)

Mark Bittner
http://www.markbittner.net/

Po Bronson
http://www.pobronson.com/

Whitney Chadwick
http://www.sfsu.edu/~news/experts/053.htm (SFSU)

Terri Cohn
http://www.sfai.edu/faculty/terri-cohn (SFAI)

Carl Djerassi
http://www.djerassi.com/

Cheryl Dumesnil
http://www.cheryldumesnil.com

Fran Dyson
http://filmstudies.ucdavis.edu/people/Dyson (UC Davis)
__ http://www.catherinerichards.ca/html/Dyson_essay.pdf (Catherine Richards)

Dave Eggers
http://www.mcsweeneys.net/authorpages/eggers/eggers.html

Mike Godwin
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mike_Godwin (Wikipedia)

Adam Hochschild
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adam_Hochschild
(Wikipedia)

Benjamin Hollander
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0963932179/002-4651662-0859210?v=glance&n=283155 (Amazon.com)

Edan Hughes
http://www.edanhughes.com/index.cfm

Mark Dean Johnson
http://art.sfsu.edu/node/168 (SF State)

Howard Junker
http://www.zyzzyva.org/staff2.htm (ZYZZYVA)

Douglas Kahn
http://music.ucdavis.edu/people/douglas-kahn (UC Davis)
_ http://cara.gsu.edu/pulsefield/bio/douglas_kahn.html (Pulse Field)

Kevin Kelly
http://www.kk.org/

Carla King
http://www.carlaking.com

Brenda Knight
http://www.altx.com/ispews/knightpreview.html Diane LeBow
http://www.dianelebow.com/

William Poy Lee
http://www.theeighthpromise.com/

Dennis McNally
http://www.wolfmanproductions.com/dm.htm

Margot Pepper
http://www.margotpepper.com
__ http://www.freedomvoices.org/pepper/ (Freedom Voices)

Frances Phillips
http://www.sfsu.edu/~tpw/?q=node/82 (SFSU)

Rebecca Solnit
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rebecca_Solnit

Michelle Tea
http://www.myspace.com/michelletea

Meredith Tromble
http://www.meredithtromble.net/Site/Home.html

Ellen Ullman
http://www.girlgeeks.org/innergeek/inspiringwomen/ullman.shtml (GirlGeeks.org)

Elizabeth Weise
http://multimedia.journalism.berkeley.edu/people/weise/
(Knight Digital Media Center)

Stephen Wilson
http://userwww.sfsu.edu/~swilson/ (San Francisco State)

John Zarobell
http://www.artpractical.com/contributor/john_zarobell/


Nonfiction, Historians, Cultural Historians - East Bay, Contra Costa

Elizabeth Abel
http://english.berkeley.edu/contact/person_detail.php?person=5
(UC Berkeley)

Marilyn Abildskov
http://www.uipress.uiowa.edu/books/2004-fall/abimenin.htm
(University of Iowa Press)

Wye Allanbrook
http://music.berkeley.edu/people/profile.php?person=21 (UC Berkeley)

Robert L. Allen
http://www.heydaybooks.com/history/the-port-chicago-mutiny.html (Heyday)

Charles Altieri
http://english.berkeley.edu/contact/person_detail.php?person=9
(UC Berkeley)

Jacquelynn Baas
http://www.ucpress.edu/books/pages/10097.html (UC Press)

David Bacon
http://dbacon.igc.org/

Ann Banfield
http://ies.berkeley.edu/frenchsp/banfield.htm (UC Berkeley)

Susanna I. Barrows
http://history.berkeley.edu/faculty/Barrows/ (UC Berkeley)

Jerry Beisler
http://thebanditofkabul.com/

Lisa Garcia Bedolla
http://www.ucpress.edu/books/pages/10209.php (UC Press)

Carla Blank
http://carlablank.com

Gary Bogue
http://www.heydaybooks.com/children/theres-an-opossum-in-my-backya.html
(Heyday)

Paulina Borsook
http://www.paulinaborsook.com

Steven Botterill
http://italian.berkeley.edu/people/profile.php?id=6 (UC Berkeley)

Bill Boyarsky
http://www.truthdig.com/bill_boyarsky

Benjamin Brinner
http://music.berkeley.edu/people/profile.php?person=4 (UC Berkeley)
__ http://www.oup.com/us/catalog/general/subject/Music/WorldMusicEthnomusicology/?view=usa&ci=9780195395945
(Oxford University Press)

David Brody
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Brody (Wikipedia)

Kevin Bruce
http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9781580088800

Dana Buntrock
http://ieas.berkeley.edu/faculty/buntrock.html (UC Berkeley)
__ http://arch.ced.berkeley.edu/ced/people/arch_query.php?id=29&dept=ARCH&title=Faculty&first=Dana&last=Buntrock&ced&berkeley (UC Berkeley)

Bo Burlingham
http://www.smallgiantsbook.com/bio.html

Ernest Callenbach
http://www.ernestcallenbach.com/

Richard Candida-Smith
http://history.berkeley.edu/faculty/Smith/ (UC Berkeley)

Anthony J. Cascardi
http://rhetoric.berkeley.edu/faculty_bios/anthony_cascardi.html (UC Berkeley)

Jack Chen
http://yuantsungchen.com/inside_the_cultural_revolution.htm

Yuan Tsung Chen
http://yuantsungchen.com/

Carol Chetkovich
http://www.mills.edu/academics/faculty/ppol/cchetkov/cchetkov_cv.php (Mills College)

Robert Chrisman
http://www.theblackscholar.org/ (The Black Scholar)

Diane Clemens
http://history.berkeley.edu/faculty/Clemens/ (UC Berkeley)

Ying Chang Compestine
http://www.yingc.com

James Davies
http://music.berkeley.edu/people/profile.php?person=7 (UC Berkeley)

Whitney Davis
http://art.uga.edu/index.php?pt=4&id=67 (UGA)

Frances Dinkelspiel
http://francesdinkelspiel.blogspot.com/

Margaret Dubin
http://www.heydaybooks.com/art/the-dirt-is-red-here-art-and-p.html (Heyday)

Firoozeh Dumas
http://www.firoozehdumas.com/

Lucille Eichengreen
http://webtran.com/lucille/index.shtml

Mickey Ellinger
http://www.heydaybooks.com/history/allensworth-the-freedom-colony-1.html
(Heyday)

Daniel Ellsberg
http://www.ellsberg.net/

Rebecca Camhi Fromer
http://inscribe.iupress.org/doi/abs/10.2979/BRI.2008.13.2.137?journalCode=bri (inscribe)
__ http://www.amazon.com/House-Sea-Portrait-Holocaust-Greece/dp/1562791052/ref=ntt_at_ep_dpt_2

Mia Fuller
http://italian.berkeley.edu/people/profile.php?id=19 (UC Berkeley)

J. Ruth Gendler
http://www.ruthgendler.com/

Barry Gifford
http://www.barrygifford.com/

Horace Griffin
http://www.psr.edu/faculty-profile/horace-griffin (PSR)

Darcy Grimaldo Grigsby
http://arthistory.berkeley.edu/faculty/grigsby.html (UC Berkeley)

Paul Groth
http://geography.berkeley.edu/people/person_detail.php?person=8 (UC Berkeley)

Jocelyne Guilbault
http://music.berkeley.edu/people/profile.php?person=8

Robert Haas
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/194 (poets.org)

Gillian Hart
http://geography.berkeley.edu/people/person_detail.php?person=9

Julia Butterfly Hill
http://www.circleoflifefoundation.org/inspiration/julia/

David A. Hollinger
http://history.berkeley.edu/faculty/Hollinger/ (UC Berkeley)

Michael Johns
http://geography.berkeley.edu/people/person_detail.php?person=11 (UC Berkeley)

Van Jones
http://vanjones.net

Ava Fran Kahn
http://wsupress.wayne.edu/books/47/Jewish-Voices-of-the-California-Gold-Rush (Wayne State University Press)
__ http://www.upne.com/1-58465-060-5.html (Brandeis University Press)
__ http://www.heydaybooks.com/cgi-bin/mt/mt-search.cgi?search=jewish+life+american&IncludeBlogs=1&x=39&y=14 (Heyday)
__ https://www.washington.edu/uwpress/search/books/EISJEW.html (University of Washington Press)

Elaine Kim
http://ethnicstudies.berkeley.edu/faculty/kim/ (UC Berkeley)

Georgina Kleege
http://gupress.gallaudet.edu/bookpage/BRbookpage.html (Gallaudet University Press)
_ http://yalepress.yale.edu/yupbooks/book.asp?isbn=0300076800 (Yale University Press)

Kerwin Klein
http://history.berkeley.edu/faculty/Klein/ (UC Berkeley)

Jake Kosek
http://geography.berkeley.edu/people/person_detail.php?person=13
(UC Berkeley)

Jackie Krentzman
http://www.krentzmancommunications.com

Suzanne LaFetra
http://www.suzannelafetra.com

Celeste Langan
http://ies.berkeley.edu/frenchsp/langan.htm (UC Berkeley)

Thomas W. Laqueur
http://history.berkeley.edu/faculty/Laqueur/ (UC Berkeley)

Gary O. Larson
http://www.yesmagazine.org/article.asp?ID=1186
(Center for Digital Democracy)

Michael Lewis
http://www.wwnorton.com/catalog/spring04/032481.htm (Norton)

Kent Lightfoot
http://ls.berkeley.edu/dept/anth/lightfoot.html

John Lindow
http://ls.berkeley.edu/dept/scandinavian/people/lindow.html (UC Berkeley)

Leon Litwack
http://history.berkeley.edu/faculty/Litwack/ (UC Berkeley)

Margaretta Lovell
http://arthistory.berkeley.edu/faculty/lovell.html
(UC Berkeley)

Erika Mailman
http://www.erikamailman.com/

Nelson Maldonado-Torres
http://ethnicstudies.berkeley.edu/faculty/profile.php?person=17 (UC Berkeley)

Judy Malloy
http://www.well.com/user/jmalloy
__ http://mitpress.mit.edu/catalog/item/default.asp?ttype=2&tid=9905 (MIT Press)

Sean Malloy
http://faculty.ucmerced.edu/smalloy/index.html
__ http://www.ucmerced.edu/faculty/facultybio.asp?facultyid=43 (UC Merced)

Beatriz Manz
http://ethnicstudies.berkeley.edu/faculty/profile.php?person=9
(UC Berkeley)

Malcolm Margolin
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malcolm_Margolin (Wikipedia)

Nicholas Mathew
http://music.berkeley.edu/people/profile.php?person=167
(UC Berkeley)

Daniel Melia
http://rhetoric.berkeley.edu/faculty_bios/daniel_melia.html (UC Berkeley)

Adam David Miller
http://www.heydaybooks.com/memoirs/ticket-to-exile.html (Heyday)

David Montejano
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Montejano (UC Press)

Davitt Moroney
http://music.berkeley.edu/people/profile.php?person=11
(UC Berkeley)

Gavriel Moses
http://filmstudies.berkeley.edu/faculty_bios/moses.html (UC Berkeley)

Julian Myers
http://www.cca.edu/academics/faculty/jmyers

Zeese Papanikolas
http://www.amazon.com/American-Silence-Zeese-Papanikolas/dp/0803237561 (Amazon.com)

Michael Parenti
http://www.michaelparenti.org/

Loren Partridge
http://arthistory.berkeley.edu/faculty/partridge.html
(UC Berkeley)

Bruce Pavlik
http://www.ucpress.edu/books/pages/10857.php

Carol Lynn Pearson
http://www.clpearson.com

Mark Peterson
http://history.berkeley.edu/faculty/Peterson/ (UC Berkeley)

Leonard Pitt
http://leonardpitt.com/

Fritz Pointer
http://www.fritzpointer.com

James Rawls
http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072424389/ (McGraw Hill)

Jack Rasmus
http://www.kyklosproductions.com/

Ishmael Reed
http://www.ishmaelreedpub.com (Konch)

Nari Rhee
http://laborcenter.berkeley.edu/staff/rhee.shtml

Peter Richardson
http://www.peterrichardson.blogspot.com/

Lawrence Rinder
http://www.bampfa.berkeley.edu/press/release/TXT0223 (BAM)

Theodore Roszak
http://www.btlbooks.com/New_Titles/world_beware.htm (BTL Books)

José David Saldívar
http://www.ucpress.edu/books/pages/6911.php (UC Press)

Nathan Sayre
http://geography.berkeley.edu/people/person_detail.php?person=18

Cynthia Scheinberg
http://www.mills.edu/academics/faculty/eng/cyns/cyns.php
(Mills College)

Peter Dale Scott
http://www.peterdalescott.net

Orville Schell
http://orvilleschell.com/

Peter Selz
http://www.aaa.si.edu/collections/oralhistories/transcripts/selz99.htm
(Smithsonian Archives of American Art)

Namwali Serpell
http://english.berkeley.edu/contact/person_detail.php?person=158 (UC Berkeley)

Harley Shaiken
http://geography.berkeley.edu/people/person_detail.php?person=19 (UC Berkeley)

Mary Ann Smart
http://music.berkeley.edu/people/profile.php?person=14 (UC Berkeley)

Richard Candida Smith
http://history.berkeley.edu/faculty/Smith/ (UC Berkeley)

George Smoot
http://www.harpercollins.com/books/9780061344442/Wrinkles_in_Time/index.aspx
(HarperCollins)

Maggie Sokolik
http://thesokolik.net/maggie/

Teresa Stojkov
http://townsendcenter.berkeley.edu/staff.shtml
(Townsend Center)

Richard Taruskin
http://music.berkeley.edu/people/profile.php?person=15 (UC Berkeley)

Mary Tolbert
http://www.psr.edu/mary-tolbert-0 (PSR)

Kate van Orden
http://music.berkeley.edu/people/profile.php?person=16 (UC Berkeley)

Bonnie Wade
http://music.berkeley.edu/people/profile.php?person=17
(UC Berkeley)

Anne Wagner
http://arthistory.berkeley.edu/faculty/wagner.html
(UC Berkeley)

David Rains Wallace
http://www.ucpress.edu/books/pages/9891.html (UC Press)

Randi J. Walker
http://www.progressivechristianwitness.org/page.cfm?l=142 (PSR)

Richard Walker
http://geography.berkeley.edu/people/person_detail.php?person=20
(UC Berkeley)

Alice Waters
http://www.chezpanisse.com/pgalice.html

Michael Watts
http://geography.berkeley.edu/people/person_detail.php?person=21
(UC Berkeley)

Dave Weinstein
http://www.gibbs-smith.com/contributorinfo.cfm?ContribID=557
(Gibbs Smith)

Anita Wills
http://www.authorsden.com/visit/author.asp?authorid=11435 (AuthorsDen)

Federico Windhausen
http://www.cca.edu/academics/faculty/fwindhausen (CCA)

Lynne Withey
http://www.ucpress.edu/press/director.php (UC Press)

Charles Wollenberg
http://www.ucpress.edu/books/pages/10695.php (UC Press)

Hertha D. Sweet Wong
http://www.oup.com/us/catalog/general/subject/LiteratureEnglish/AmericanLiterature/WomensLiterature/~~/dmlldz11c2EmY2k9OTc4MDE5NTEwOTI1Mg==
(Oxford University Press)

Maize Woodford
http://www.theblackscholar.org (The Black Scholar)



Nonfiction, Historians, Cultural Historians - Marin, Wine Country, Russian River, North

Lisa Alpine
http://www.lisaalpine.com/bio.html

Nancy Boas
http://www.ucpress.edu/books/pages/7059.php (UC Press)

Gray Brechin
http://graybrechin.net/
__ http://www.ucpress.edu/books/pages/8263.html (UC Press)

Stewart Brand
http://www.well.com/user/sbb/

Michael Chiarello
http://www.napastyle.com/michael/michael.jsp

Lauren Coodley
http://www.laurencoodley.com

Katie Hafner
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katie_Hafner (Wikipedia)

Susan McKillop
http://www.sonoma.edu/users/M/McKillop/default.htm (Sonoma State)

Ray Manzarek
http://www.raymanzarek.us

Tim O'Reilly
http://www.oreilly.com/oreilly/tim_bio.csp

Noelle Oxenhandler
http://www.noelleoxenhandler.com/
__ http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9781400064854 (Random House)

Otis Parrish (Kashaya Pomo)
http://www.ucpress.edu/books/pages/1521001.php (UC Press)

Jonah Raskin
http://www.sonoma.edu/users/r/raskin/ (Sonoma State University)

Howard Rheingold
http://www.rheingold.com/

Tom Stienstra
http://www.tomstienstra.com/



Nonfiction, Historians, Cultural Historians - Solano, Sacramento, Davis, Central Valley, Inland Empire

Susan D. Amussen
http://faculty1.ucmerced.edu/samussen/ (UC Merced)

Mark Arax
http://www.publicaffairsbooks.com/publicaffairsbooks-cgi-bin/display?book=9781586483906
(PublicAffairs)

Randal Beeman
http://www.kansaspress.ku.edu/beegre.html (University of Kansas Press)

William Burg
http://sacramentohistory.blogspot.com (Sacramento History)

Gregg Camfield
http://facultyexperts.ucmerced.edu/Faculty/SSHA/Camfield/Gregg/ (UC Merced)

Christopher J. Castaneda
http://www.csus.edu/indiv/c/castanedac/ (Sacramento State )

Aaron J. Cohen
http://www.csus.edu/indiv/c/cohena/ (Sacramento State)

Patrick W. Ettinger
http://webpages.csus.edu/~ettinger/ (Sacramento State) Lillian Faderman
http://www.lillianfaderman.net

Jack D. Forbes
http://nas.ucdavis.edu/Forbes/ (UC Davis)

Jan Goggans
http://www.ucmerced.edu/faculty/BioProf/Jan%20Goggans.htm (UC Merced)

Gerald Haslam
http://www.geraldhaslam.com/

Carlos Francisco Jackson
http://www.uapress.arizona.edu/catalogs/author_books.php?id=2326

Ari Kelman
http://history.ucdavis.edu/faculty/Kelman_Ari (UC Davis)

Catherine Kudlick
http://history.ucdavis.edu/faculty/Kudlick_Catherine (UC Davis)

Ignacio Lopez-Calvo
http://www.ucmerced.edu/faculty/facultybio.asp?facultyid=120 (UC Merced)

Jeff Lustig
http://www.csus.edu/govt/LustigBio.html (Sacramento State)

Afshin Marashi
http://www.csus.edu/hist/faculty/marashi.html (Sacramento State)

Manuel M. Martín-Rodríguez
http://faculty.ucmerced.edu/mmartin-rodriguez/index.htm (UC Merced)

David Mas Masumoto
http://www.masumoto.com/

Lisa G. Materson
http://uncpress.unc.edu/browse/book_detail?title_id=1573 (UNC Press)

Shirley Ann Wilson Moore
http://www.blackpast.org/?q=contributor/moore-shirley-ann-wilson (BlackPast.org)

Manuel Martín-Rodríguez
http://facultyexperts.ucmerced.edu/Faculty/SSHA/Martin_Rodriguez/Manuel/

Kathy Olmsted
http://history.ucdavis.edu/faculty/Olmsted_Kathy (UC Davis)

Lorena Oropeza
http://www.ucpress.edu/books/pages/9119.php (UC Press)

Richard Rodriguez
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Rodriguez (Wikipedia)

Ruth Rosen
http://www.ruthrosen.org/

Alice C. Royal
http://www.heydaybooks.com/history/allensworth-the-freedom-colony-1.html
(Heyday)

Heath Schenker
http://lda.ucdavis.edu/people/websites/schenker.html (US Davis)

Mona Siegel
http://www.csus.edu/indiv/s/siegelm/ (Sacramento State)

Lee Simpson
http://www.csus.edu/indiv/s/simpsonl/ (Sacramento State)

Patricia Turner
http://undergraduatestudies.ucdavis.edu/pat-turner-biography.html (UC Davis)

Catherine Turrill
http://www.al.csus.edu/art/turrill.php (Sacramento State)

William T. Vollmann
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Vollmann
__ http://www.mcsweeneys.net/authorpages/vollmann/vollmann.html (McSweeney's)

Clarence Walker
http://history.ucdavis.edu/faculty/Walker_Clarence (UC Davis)

ShiPu Wang
http://faculty.ucmerced.edu/swang7/index.html (UC Merced)

Louis Warren
http://history.ucdavis.edu/faculty/Warren_Louis (UC Davis)

Carl Whithaus
http://writing.ucdavis.edu/faculty-staff/directory/whithaus (UC Davis)



Nonfiction, Historians, Cultural Historians - Gold Country Sierras, Desert

Michael Bowker
http://howtheuniversityworks.com/wordpress/

Ann Marie Brown
http://www.annmariebrown.com

Bonnie J. Gisel
http://www.heydaybooks.com/art/natures-beloved-son-rediscover.html (Heyday)

Richard Hughey
http://www.amazon.com/gp/pdp/profile/show-detail/A1K87DOZRTJ98D?ie=UTF8&mode=aboutMe
(Amazon.com)

Gaylen D. Lee (Mono)
http://www.ipl.org/div/natam/bin/browse.pl/A531 (Native American Authors Project)

JoAnn Levy
http://www.goldrush.com/~joann/joann.htm

David Lukas
http://www.sierranaturalist.com

Gary Snyder
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/167

Clifford W. Trafzer
http://www.ipl.org/div/natam/bin/browse.pl/A137
(Native American Authors Project)
__ http://history.ucr.edu/people/trafzer/trafzer.html (UCR)


California Writers - Journalists


California Writers - Journalists - Contemporary



California Writers - Journalists - Historical

Chauncey Bailey
(1949-2007)
http://www.insidebayarea.com/oaklandtribune/ci_6534397 (Inside Bay Area)

Charlotta Bass
(1879-1966)
http://www.socallib.org/bass/story/index.html (The Southern California Library)

Ambrose Bierce
(1842-1914?)
http://www.biercephile.com/

Herb Caen
(1916-1997)
http://www.sfgate.com/columnists/caen/

Jennie Carter
(1830-1881)
http://www.upress.state.ms.us/books/1079
(University Press of Mississippi)

Otis Chandler
(1927-2006)
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-chandler-obit,0,7195252.story?coll=la-home-headlines
(Los Angeles Times)

Frank del Olmo
(1948-2004)
http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-delolmo20feb20,1,7083849.story?coll=la-news-obituaries (LA Times)

Bret Harte
(1836-1902)
http://www.zpub.com/sf/history/harte.html (San Francisco History)

William Randolph Hearst
(1863-1951)
http://www.hearstcastle.org/history/william_r_hearst.asp (Hearst Castle)

Edward Keating
http://community.seattletimes.nwsource.com/archive/?date=20030413&slug=keatingobit13
(Seattle Times)

Beverly Kees
(1941-2005)
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi%3Ffile%3D/chronicle/archive/2004/12/11/BAG70AACAG1.DTL
(SF Chronicle)

Jack London
(1876-1916)
_ http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/London/
_The World of Jack London -- http://www.jacklondons.net/index.html

Charles F. Lummis
(1859-1928)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Fletcher_Lummis (Wikipedia)
_ http://www.ucpress.edu/books/pages/HL2213.html (US Press)

Matt Lyon
(1956- 2002)
http://berkeley.edu/lyon/bio.html (Matthew Lyon Prize in Photography)
http://www.berkeley.edu/news/media/releases/2002/02/17_mlyon.html
(UC Berkeley)

Angus Mackenzie
(1950-1994)
http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/JFKmackenzie.htm (Spartacus)

Carey McWilliams
(1905-1980)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carey_McWilliams_(journalist) (Wikipedia)
__ http://www.press.umich.edu/titleDetailDesc.do?id=142279 (Univ. of Michigan Press)

Nancy Hicks Maynard
(1946-2008)
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/23/business/media/23maynard.html (New York Times)

Robert C. Maynard
(1937-1993)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_C._Maynard (Wikipedia)
__ http://www.localcommunities.org/servlet/lc_ProcServ/GID=00091000000967482594843765&PG=00112000000970359417031898

Jessica Mitford
(1917-1996)
http://www.cateweb.org/CA_Authors/mitford.html (California Authors)

Celeste Granice Murphy
http://www.mercedgenealogy.com/Bio_MURPHY_Celeste%20Granice.htm (Sonoma Index Tribune)

Daniel Pearl
(1963-2002)
http://www.danielpearl.org/about_us/danielpearl_bio.html

Joseph M. Quinn
http://lapressclub.org/awards/scja/winners/quinn-award-winners/
(Joseph M. Quinn Memorial Award)

Mike Quin
"The Big Strike: A Journalist Describes the 1934 San Francisco Strike",
http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/124/ (History Matters)

Francisco P. Ramirez
(1837-1908)
http://www.freedomforum.org/publications/msj/courage.summer2000/y03.html
(Media Studies Journal)

Ruben Salazar
(1928-1970)
http://www.aztlan.net/ruben_salazar.htm (aztlan.net/UC Press)

Randy Shilts
(1951-1994)
http://www.glbtq.com/literature/shilts_r.html(glbtq)

Lincoln Steffens
(1866-1936)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lincoln_Steffens (Wikipedia)

Thomas More Storke
(1876-1971)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_M._Storke (Wikipedia)

Mark Twain
(1835-1910)
http://www.online-literature.com/twain/ (The Literature Network)
_ http://www.pbs.org/marktwain/ (PBS, Ken Burns)

Gary Webb
(1955-2004)
http://www.newsreview.com/issues/sacto/2004-12-13/feature.asp
_Chrisanne Beckner
"The day the writing died Mourners say goodbye to Gary Webb and the courageous brand of journalism he represented", SN&R Review, December 23, 2004 -- http://www.newsreview.com/issues/sacto/2004-12-23/news2.asp








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California Writers - Journalists - Contemporary

David Bacon
http://dbacon.igc.org/

Ben Bagdikian
http://benbagdikian.net

Bob Berger
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bob-berger (Huffington Post)

Lowell Bergman
http://journalism.berkeley.edu/faculty/bergman/ (U C Berkeley)
__ http://globetrotter.berkeley.edu/people/Bergman/bergman-con0.html
(Institute of International Studies, UC Berkeley)

Shirley Biagi
http://www.csus.edu/indiv/b/biagis/ (Sacramento State)

Sherry Boschert
http://www.sherryboschert.com/

John Burks
http://www.journalism.sfsu.edu/departmentinfo/burks.htm (SFSU)

Robert Calo
http://journalism.berkeley.edu/faculty/calo/ (UC Berkeley)

Jeff Chang
http://www.cantstopwontstop.com/

Lydia Chavez
http://journalism.berkeley.edu/faculty/chavez/ (UC Berkeley)

Alexander Cockburn
http://www.thenation.com/directory/bios/alexander_cockburn (The Nation)

Marc Cooper
http://www.marccooper.com/about.html

Geoffrey Cowan
http://annenberg.usc.edu/Faculty/Communication/CowanG.aspx (USC)

Mark Danner
http://www.markdanner.com/

Belva Davis
http://belvadavis.com

William J. Drummond
http://journalism.berkeley.edu/faculty/drummond/
(UC Berkeley)

Mary Eisenhart
http://www.yoyow.com/marye/

Helene Elliott
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helene_Elliott (Wikipedia)

Mark Fainaru-Wada
http://us.penguingroup.com/nf/Author/AuthorPage/0,,1000067521,00.html (Penguin Group)

Elizabeth Farnsworth
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/aboutus/bio_farnsworth.html (PBS)

Douglas Fischer
http://www.environmentwriter.org/resources/qa/0405_fischer.htm (Environment Writer)

Anne Taylor Fleming
http://www.usc.edu/libraries/partners/laih/fellows/AnneTaylorFleming_000.htm (USC)

Karl Fleming
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4760600 (NPR)

Thomas Fleming
http://www.freepress.org/fleming/fleming.html (The Free Press)

Mary Fricker
http://fictionwise.com/eBooks/MaryFrickereBooks.htm (fictionwise)

Kevin Gagan
http://knight.stanford.edu/fellows/2007/fagan/ (Knight Fellowships)

Ana Garcia
http://www.nbclosangeles.com/station/about-us/Ana_Garcia.html (NBC)

Joe Gold
http://goldscribe.com/index.html

Tom Goldstein
http://journalism.berkeley.edu/faculty/goldstein/ (UC Berkeley)

Cynthia Gorney
http://journalism.berkeley.edu/faculty/gorney/ (UC Berkeley)

Paul Grabowicz
http://journalism.berkeley.edu/faculty/grabowicz/ (UC Berkeley)

Frank J. Gruber
http://frankjgruber.net/index.html

Ed Guthman
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ed_Guthman (Wikipedia)

Félix Gutiérrez
http://www.usc.edu/uscnews/stories/13604.html (USC)

Katie Hafner
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katie_Hafner
(Wikipedia)

Laird Harrison
http://childrenofafutureage.com

Janis Besler Heaphy
http://www.gsm.ucdavis.edu/Connections/index.aspx?id=3144 (CNPA)

Neil Henry
http://journalism.berkeley.edu/faculty/henry/ (UC Berkeley)

Warren Hinkle
http://www.zpub.com/sf/hinckle.html
(z San Francisco)

Arianna Huffington
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arianna_Huffington (Wikipedia)

Darnell M. Hunt
http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/491661.Darnell_M_Hunt (Goodreads)

Rachele Kanigel
http://online.sfsu.edu/~kanigel/

Kevin Kelly
http://www.kk.org/

Richard Knee
http://www.spj.org/fdb-detail.asp?cmd=&ref=542 (SPJ)

Jackie Krentzman
http://www.krentzmancommunications.com

Gaye Lebaron
http://library.sonoma.edu/lebaron/ (SSU Library)

Sally Lehrman
http://www.justicejournalism.org/about_us/bio_lehrman_sally.html
(Institute for Justice and Journalism)

Vivian LeTran
http://www.vaala.org/old/staffprofiles.htm (VAALA)

Eric Longabardi
http://www.sdsumediafriends.org/members/eric_longabardi.html (SDSU)

Dave Lopez
http://cbs2.com/bios/Dave.Lopez.Orange.9.544329.html (CBS 2 News)

Steve Lopez
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-columnist-slopez,1,5658204.columnist (LA Times)

Frank McCulloch
http://www.ajr.org/Article.asp?id=3699
(American Journalism Review)

Paul McHugh
http://www.paulmchugh.net

John Markoff
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Markoff (Wikipedia)

Rubén Martínez
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/about_bios_martinez.html (Religion & Ethics - PBS)

Harry Martin
http://www.metroactive.com/papers/sonoma/03.02.05/martin-0509.html (Metroactive)

Markos Moulitsas
http://www.dailykos.com/special/about2#dk (Daily Kos)

Judy Muller
http://abcnews.go.com/WNT/story?id=127349 (ABC News)

Stephen Murdoch
http://www.stephenmurdoch.com/

Geneva Overholser
http://www.ojr.org/ojr/stories/080414overholser/ (USC)

Peter Phillips
http://www.sonoma.edu/sociology/faculty/peter_phillips.html (Sonoma State)

Stephen Pizzo
http://www.stephen.pizzo.com

Sarah Pollock
http://www.mills.edu/academics/faculty/eng/pollock/pollock.php# (Mills College)

Kit Rachlis
http://www.usc.edu/libraries/partners/laih/fellows/KitRachlis.php (LAIH)

Susan Rasky
http://journalism.berkeley.edu/faculty/rasky/ (UC Berkeley)

Cecilia Rasmussen
http://www.laobserved.com/intell/2008/04/cecilia_rasmussen_then_and_now_1.php
(LA Observed)

Ray Ratto
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/search/columnists.cgi?waisdbname=/web/wais-indexes/chronicle/&byline=ray+ratto

Tim Reiterman
http://www.amazon.com/Raven-Untold-Reverend-Jones-People/dp/0525241361 (Amazon.com)

Richard Rodriguez
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/indepth_coverage/entertainment/essays/essayist_rodriguez.html (PBS)

Ruth Rosen
http://globetrotter.berkeley.edu/people/Rosen/rosen-con0.html
(Institute of International Studies, UC Berkeley)

Seth Rosenfeld
http://www.sfgate.com/campus/

Louis Rossetto
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_Rossetto (Wikipedia)

Robert Scheer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Scheer (Wikipedia)

Peter Schrag
http://www.thenation.com/directory/bios/peter_schrag
(The Nation)

David Selvin
http://www.sfsu.edu/~news/prsrelea/fy99/106.htm (SFSU)

Maria Shriver
http://www.firstlady.ca.gov/state/firstlady/fl_homepage.jsp

Barry Siegel
http://www.faculty.uci.edu/profile.cfm?faculty_id=4970 (UC Irvine)

Ken Siegmann
http://www.siggy.org/

Kevin Sites
http://hotzone.yahoo.com/meet-kevin (Yahoo)

Susan Slusser
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/search/columnists.cgi?waisdbname=/sfgate/wais/chronicle/&byline=susan+slusser

Erna Smith
http://www.journalism.sfsu.edu/departmentinfo/e_smith.htm (SFSU Journalism)

Norman Solomon
http://www.normansolomon.com

Vanessa Tait
http://www.southendpress.org/authors/29 (South End Press)

Jim Warren
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Warren (Wikipedia)

Daniel Weintraub
http://www.modbee.com/opinion/state/daniel_weintraub/ (Modesto Bee)

Elizabeth Weise
http://multimedia.journalism.berkeley.edu/people/weise/
(Knight Digital Media Center)

Aaron Wilcher
http://californiastudiesblog.wordpress.com/about/ (California Studies Blog)

Josh Wolf
http://www.joshwolf.net/blog/

Hisaye Yamamoto
http://faculty.ccc.edu/wr-womenauthors/pinkver/yamamoto.htm (20th Century American Women Writers)

Lance Williams
http://us.penguingroup.com/nf/Author/AuthorPage/0,,1000067521,00.html (Penguin Group)

William Wong
http://www.yellowjournalist.com/about_author.html


California Storytellers

Opal Palmer Adisa
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opal_Palmer_Adisa (Wikipedia)

Gael Alcock
http://www.gaelalcock.com/

Mary Austin
http://www.owensvalleyhistory.com/mary_austin/page49.html (Owens Valley History)

Tim Barsky
http://www.timbarsky.com/

Bay Area Storytelling Festival
http://www.bayareastorytelling.org/

Neal Cassady
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neal_Cassady (Wikipedia)

Tom Corwin
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1577315251/103-0476422-8326220?v=glance&n=283155 (Amazon.com)

Robert Owens Greygrass
http://www.greygrass.org/index.htm

Beth Lisick
http://www.bethlisick.com/

Ise Lyfe
http://www.myspace.com/iselyfe

Deena Metzger
http://www.deenametzger.com/

Deborah Miranda
http://www.hanksville.org/storytellers/miranda/

Dan O'Gara
http://www.northcoastjournal.com/090805/preview0908.html
(North Coast Journal)

Utah Phillips
(1935-2008)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Utah_Phillips (Wikipedia)

Sony Smith
http://www.jackpinesocialclub.com/sonny-smith.html (Jackpine Social Club)

Mary TallMountain
http://www.freedomvoices.org/tallmountain/mary.htm (Freedom Voices)

Candacy Taylor
http://www.cca.edu/about/press/2009/candacy-taylor-taylor-made-culture (CCA)

Kirk Waller
http://www.kirkwaller.com/


California Writers - Children's Literature

Gloria Evangelina Anzaldúa
http://gloria.chicanas.com/keatingobit.html (AnaLouise Keating and Randy Connor, on A Web Alter for Gloria)

Annie Barrows
http://www.anniebarrows.com/

Summer Brenner
http://www.summerbrenner.com/index.php?/works-for-young/richmond-tales/

Karen Gedig Burnett
http://www.grandmarose.com/

Beverly Cleary
http://www.beverlycleary.com/index.html

Ying Chang Compestine
http://www.yingc.com

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
http://www.chitradivakaruni.com/

Firoozeh Dumas
http://www.firoozehdumas.com/

Joann Gilmartin
http://www.glasgowgirl.com/

Thacher Hurd
http://www.thacherhurd.com/

Rick Noguchi and Deneen Jenks
http://www.leeandlow.com/books/50/hc/flowers_from_mariko (Lee & Low Books)

Margaret Larlham
http://theatre.sdsu.edu/streaming/html/facstaffbios/mlarlham.htm (SDSU)

Scott O'Dell
(1898-1989)
http://www.scottodell.com/

Daniel Olivas
http://www.danielolivas.com/index.html

Terry a. O'Neal
http://www.terryoneal.com/

Kathryn Reiss
http://www.kathrynreiss.net

Michael Elsohn Ross
http://www.bugauthor.com/

Pam Muñoz Ryan
http://www.pammunozryan.com/

Maria Shriver
http://www.firstlady.ca.gov/state/firstlady/fl_homepage.jsp

Lisa Shulman
http://www.lisashulman.com/

Linda Joy Singleton
http://www.lindajoysingleton.com/

Gary Soto
http://garysoto.com/

Tim Myers
http://www.scbwinorthca.org/bios/indivauthuillus/Author_Tim_Myers_a.htm
(SCBWI)

Yushiko Uchida
(1921 - 1992)
http://voices.cla.umn.edu/artistpages/uchidaYushiko.php (Voices from the Gaps)

Ginger Wadsworth
http://www.gingerwadsworth.com/

Caryn Yacowitz
http://www.carynyacowitz.com/






Compiled by Judy Malloy



The list is in progress. Artists are selected for creative vision, professional accomplishment on a national level, and/or contribution to California culture, and/or web site presentation of their work. Many more artists will be added.