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Contributors, Hot Flashes 2

Alison Anderson

Alison Anderson is the author of two novels, Hidden Latitudes and Darwin’s Wink. She is also a translator and received an NEA grant in 2004 for her translation of works by contemporary French author Christian Bobin. She lives in northern California and is currently working on a novel about Greece.

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Pamela Alma Bass

Pamela Alma Bass earned her MFA in creative writing at the University of San Francisco. “Sleeping with Angels” and “Butterfly” are excerpts from her novel in progress. Pamela’s non-fiction appears in the humor anthology I Should Have Gone Home. Pamela teaches writing at The Writing Salon and Berkeley Extension in San Francisco. She lives with […]

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Marianne Betterly-Kohn

When Marianne Betterly-Kohn isn’t cooking gourmet food, hip-hop dancing, or writing essays and poetry, she’s teaching her son the rules of grammar and life. Her poetry received an award in the Dancing Poetry Festival, 2005. She lives in Kensington, California, with her son, Jack.

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Jennifer Colvin

Jennifer Colvin is a freelance writer and marketing manager in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her essays about travel and adventure have been included in several anthologies, including Sand in My Bra: Funny Women Write from the Road and A Woman’s Europe.

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Gail Rudd Entrekin

Gail Rudd Entrekin teaches English and Creative Writing at Sierra College in Grass Valley, California. Her poetry collection Change (Will Do You Good), was nominated for the Northern California Book Award in Poetry. Previous collections are You Notice the Body and John Danced. She is editor of Sierra Songs & Descants: Poetry & Prose of […]

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Ann Garrett

Born in Louisiana, Ann Garrett grew up in Texas. She wrote poetry and short stories throughout her childhood, but eventually traded in her pen for a test tube and a master’s in biology from the University of Texas. After moving to the San Francisco Bay Area, she worked as a research biologist. Now retired, Ann […]

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Deborah Griffin

Deborah Griffin, author and artist, lives on the San Francisco Bay Area island of Alameda, where she writes about life and love with candor and humor. Her work has appeared in various magazines and is represented by Bay Area galleries where she challenges readers and spectators with her words, art, and photography. Deborah’s motto is: […]

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Lizzie Hannon

Lizzie Hannon is a writer and Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist. Her poems, personal essays and short stories appear online and in several print anthologies, including Drum Voices Review, The Dickens, Tiny Lights, and Fresh California Oranges. Lizzie has produced and sells Aligning With Your Artist, a CD that furthers creativity by allowing easier access to the […]

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Jane Hardwidge

Jane Hardwidge was born and raised in England. She studied French and English Literature at the University of Exeter, lived in Paris, and worked in publishing and television in London before moving to northern California in 2000. Jane lives in San Rafael with her husband and their three children.

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Ann Harrington

Ann Harrington was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, and spent her adult life in San Francisco where she raised three sons. She has recently begun to share her sensual and intimate work with a wider audience. Her stories have appeared in The Bay Club Sandwich and the Compassionate Friends Newsletter. Ann lives in Marin County, California.

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