Peter A Berardo, PhD

Melissa Bank, The Girls Guide to Hunting and Fishing, C/O Friedrich Agency

Alan Cheuse, acclaimed author

Floyd Salas, Fighter, writer, teacher, preacher

James D. Houston, the author of eight novels,

Mary Jane Moffat, acclaimed author, lecturer

Foothill Writers' Conference

Truckee Meadows CC

Stephen Cooper, UCLA Professor

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, award-winning author and poet.

Waverly Writers, enduring Palo Alto open reading poetry (650/424-9877)