Current Residents

Paul Skenazy

Paul Skenazy

Paul Skenazy grew up in Chicago, studied at the University of Chicago and Stanford, and taught Literature and Writing at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He reviewed fiction for the San Francisco Chronicle, San Jose Mercury News, Chicago Tribune and other...

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Farnaz Fatemi

Farnaz Fatemi

Farnaz Fatemi is an Iranian-American writer in Santa Cruz, CA. She is cofounder of the Hive Poetry Collective, which presents a weekly radio show and podcast in Santa Cruz County and hosts readings and poetry-related events. Her poetry and prose appears or is...

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Nancy Floyd

Nancy Floyd

Nancy Floyd has been an exhibiting artist for over thirty years. She has received many notable awards including a 2018 Aaron Siskind Photography Fellowship (New York, NY), a 2016-17 CUE Art Foundation Fellowship (New York, NY), a 2015-16 Society for Photographic...

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Aaron Rabinowitz

Aaron Rabinowitz

Aaron is a Vancouver-based writer who focuses on young adult fiction for ages fourteen and up. He won the CANSCAIP (Canadian Society of Children’s Authors, Illustrators and Performers) Writing for Children Competition and was a finalist for Hunger Mountain’s Katherine...

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Rachel Maxi

Rachel Maxi

Rachel Maxi has been making art in Seattle since arriving here in 1990 from Cincinnati, Ohio where she attended Xavier University. Her work has been shown and collected widely publicly and privately throughout the NorthWest and featured in both the Seattle and Tacoma...

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Lisa Conrad

Lisa Conrad

Lisa Conrad is a visual artist, writer, and digital scholarship librarian at California College of the Arts, in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her work has been shown in San Francisco, Chicago, New York, Minnesota, Ohio, and Baltimore. She received her BA from Bennington...

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Lauren Bierly

Lauren Bierly

Lauren Bierly (b. 1986) is a Brooklyn-based multidisciplinary artist, and an arts administrator. Bierly has exhibited in New York City, Portland, Oregon, and Kolkata, India. She was artist-in-residence at chaNorth (2018); Starry Night (2017); Panoply Performance Lab...

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Emily Meg Weinstein

Emily Meg Weinstein

Emily Meg Weinstein’s work has appeared in Salon, McSweeney’s, The Rumpus, Longreads, Climbing, Rock and Ice, Electric Literature, The Billfold, The Hairpin, The Huffington Post, and other publications and anthologies. Her essay, “Mating Habits of the Asterisk,” was...

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Casey Plett

Casey Plett

Casey Plett wrote the novel Little Fish, the short story collection A Safe Girl to Love, and co-edited the anthology Meanwhile, Elsewhere: Science Fiction and Fantasy from Transgender Writers. She is a winner of the Amazon.ca First Novel Award, the ALA Stonewall Book...

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