Riss is bad with names but still wants to know yours. They write poetry, prose, short stories, and hand-written letters. They have been published and featured and they love a good cry.
Andrew J. Thomas
Andrew J. Thomas is a father, a husband, and a poet. He is a founding member of the annual Beast Crawl Literary Festival held in Oakland, California. He participates regularly in numerous East Bay reading series such as Naked Bulb and Get Lit. He lives a quiet life in Vacaville, CA with his wife and pets. His first full collection of poetry, Strangeland, is available now from Naked Bulb Press.
Alexandra Naughton is an author, publisher and organizer. She runs a small press called Be About It and is published widely across the web and in print, including six books of poetry and a novel, American Mary. She stars in the upcoming film, Ctrl Alt Del, which will be released in Los Angeles on December 23. Find out more at alexandranaughton.com
Rohan DaCosta is an artist born in Chicago Illinois and currently based in Oakland California. He has studied at Columbia College Chicago of Liberal Arts. He is the founder of and curator for GRACEGOD The Collective, which celebrates the unique work of artists, craftsmen, and activists from all over the world. In his photography he explores themes of intimacy and relationships, material and emotional.
Harriet Poznansky is a British Artist based in Oakland, California. She grew up in St.Ives, UK and Studied Painting, Sculpture and Media at The Slade School of Fine Art, London and School of the Art Institute Chicago, SAIC.
Selected exhibitions include 'Pandiculate! The Joy of Stretching' at The Koppel Project, London, 2016, 'Attached to Machines: What Do We Do When Things Break Down?' at The Flight Deck In Oakland, 'Autopsy of a Banquet' at Nomadic Press, Oakland, 2015, 'Water Body' at Hardy Tree Gallery, London, 2014 and 'Death and Dying' at MAG3, Vienna, 2014.
Her work has been featured in Eleven Eleven Journal, Aesthetica Magazine, SATE: Nomadic Press Journal, The Oakland Review, No.7 and The Mindful Pianist, Faber Music.