List of Contributors:

  • Alice Rice
  • Allie Washkin
    Allie Washkin
    Allie Washkin, SFCB's newest marketing intern, is earning a BA in Creative Writing at SFSU. Born and raised in the Bay Area, she has cultivated a love and devotion to coffee, airports, adventures, and the written word. She often walks, for hours on end, with nothing but ideas... Keep moving forward, and there will be light. Better said by Frank O'Hara: "You are gorgeous and I'm coming."
  • Annemarie Munn
    Annemarie Munn
    Annemarie's abiding love of the broadside brought her to printmaking, book arts, and to SFCB, where she has been volunteering for almost two years. She is currently studying for her MFA in Fiction at SFSU, where she also studies printmaking and book arts.
  • Ashlee Trueb
  • Chelsey D'arrigo
  • connie
  • Corinne
  • Debbie Kim
  • Debbie Styer
  • elka weber
    elka weber
    elka weber is a writer, book artist, and library elf interested in publication design, hand papermaking, short fiction, long road trips and really crafty ideas.
  • Hannah Schuster
    Hannah has been an avid book reader since her youth, and through a happy accident discovered the amazing art of book binding and letterpress. She has lived in San Francisco for three years and spends her time (when not occupied with all things book) taking photographs on an impractical camera and trolling the streets collecting twigs and discarded items.
  • Im
    Raised in Roseville, CA. BA in French Film Theory and Fine Arts; New York University, 2003. Photography archive administrator at the Whitney Museuem of American Art. Book preservationist, overseer to library's artist files, copy cataloger. Has worked for architectural design firms in NYC and SF as print/web coordinator, in-house photographer and graphic designer. Worked as an accountant for a hedge fund, a private equity firm, and now runs self-operating design firm focusing on music related print production services. Also a DJ on the side.
  • Katherine Kornas
  • Laura Ferris
    Chickadees are collectively referred to as a "banditry" or a "dissimulation" of chickadees.
  • Maggie Engebretson
  • Matt Runkle
    Matt Runkle
    Matt Runkle's writing has appeared in The Collagist, Monkeybicycle, on BOMBlog, and is forthcoming in Wigleaf. A former Cartoon Art Museum resident, his comics are anthologized in Sparkplug Comic Books' Gay Genius and Rob Kirby's THREE. The third issue of his zine, RUNX TALES, will be released in 2012. Brooklyn Arts Press will publish a collection of his short fiction in 2013. You can visit his personal blog here.
  • Max La Rivière-Hedrick
  • Michael Shanahan
    Creator and Editor for Strange Cessation Publications ( & GEMS Music & Arts Magazine, and current SFCB Volunteer 2011.
  • Monica Lilta LeMaster
    Monica Lilta LeMaster
  • Naomi Bardoff
    Naomi Bardoff
    In 2010 Naomi Bardoff graduated from Bard College, where she majored in fine arts and studied watercolor, ink drawing, and book-making. She has also taken classes at the Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts. Since moving to the San Francisco Bay Area, Naomi has been working on her illustration portfolio, working in offices, and volunteering and taking classes at the San Francisco Center for the Book. In addition to the SFCB blog, she blogs on her art blog, naomese - naomi bardoff's art blog; and pins to her Pinterest boards. Her own book work can be found on her website.
  • Nina
    Nina Eve has been obsessed with books since receiving Harold and the Purple Crayon as a child before she knew how to read. While receiving her BFA in Photography from the San Francisco Art Institute she took as many book and printmaking classes as possible. She now spends her time working as the Project Coordinator at SFCB, making and selling her printed and bookish wares, and learning French.
  • Rachel Ann Brickner
    Rachel Ann Brickner is originally from the lovely Steel City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She moved to San Francisco in February 2010 to pursue her bookmaking & writing dreams & it all has been a wonder to her since. You can find her at
  • Rhiannon Alpers
  • Rocket Caleshu
    Rocket Caleshu
    Rocket Caleshu is an instructor at SFCB, and a freelance letterpress printer.
  • Sarah Maccabee
    Sarah Maccabee
    Sarah Maccabee is from San Francisco, and is spending this summer volunteering with the San Francisco Center for the Book and the educational and literary nonprofit 826 Valencia. She studies English, History and Creative Writing at Oberlin College, and is looking forward to spending her fall semester in Siena, Italy.
  • SFCB
    The San Francisco Center for the Book
  • Tasha Glen
  • Zoe
    Zoe is a student at Reed College, and an amateur playwright. During the summer of 2013 she is a volunteer at SFCB contributing her time and wit to the library and her sorting talents to the California job cases in the print studio.