Tess Taylor

Tess Taylor is the author of five acclaimed collections of poetry. The San Francisco Chronicle hailed Taylor’s first book, The Forage House, as “stunning.” Critic Stephanie Burt called Work & Days, her second book “our moment’s

Shin Yu Pai

Shin Yu Pai is an award-winning poet and essayist. Her books include Aux Arcs (La Alameda, 2013), Adamantine (White Pine, 2010), Sightings (1913 Press, 2007) and Equivalence (La Alameda, 2003).

Susan V. Meyers

With 25+ years of experience coaching authors and teaching at four top-ranked universities, Susan V. Meyers currently directs the Creative Writing Program at Seattle University. She holds an MFA from

Rebecca Morris

Rebecca Morris is a New York Times bestselling non-fiction (true crime) author. Her works include: ‘BOY MISSING: The Search for Kyron Horman’ (2020), 'A Killing in Amish Country – Sex, Betrayal

Ray Stoeve

Ray Stoeve is the author of the young adult novel Between Perfect and Real, which was a 2021 Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection. Their second YA novel, Arden Grey,

Peter Mountford

A popular developmental editor and writing coach who has helped hundreds of clients finalize and publish their work, Peter Mountford is the author of the novels A Young Man's Guide

Megan Snyder-Camp

Megan Snyder-Camp is the author of three books of poetry, most recently Wintering (Tupelo) and The Gunnywolf (Bear Star), both of which were published in September 2016. She is the recipient of grants and

Matthew Bennet

Matthew Bennett began editing in 2008 at Ronsdale Press, where he shepherded documents from submission to final print, serving as editor for publications such as Sheila James’s In the Wake

Joyce Chen

Joyce Chen is a writer, editor, and community builder who draws inspiration from many coastal cities. She has covered entertainment and human interest stories for Rolling Stone, Refinery29, the New

Corbin Lewars

Corbin Lewars, M.Ed. has been mentoring writers and teaching writing at conferences, universities, homeless shelters, etc. for twenty years. Her clients are best selling authors who have earned PEN Awards,