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The West Marin Review, an award-winning literary and art journal published by Point Reyes Books and friends in the rural enclave of West Marin, California, offers a cornucopia of art, poetry, and prose from new as well as well-published contributors. The journal provides a blend of fiction and essays, humor, nature, memoir, poetry, art, and, often, music. Contributors are from urban and rural places near and far--from rural California to Paris, and everywhere in between. Volume 6 (Summer 2015) features Jody Farrell, Robert Kroninger, Frances Lefkowitz, Roy Mash, Elisabeth Ptak, Erin Rodoni, Mark Ropers, and music by Agnes Wolohan von Burkleo.
About the Author
JODY FARRELL of Inverness Park has been writing since she was nine and is still writing at ninety, drawing on a long-life experience with people, birth, death, small daily wonders, and the extraordinary surround of nature. ROBERT KRONINGER, a native-born northern Californian, as were both his parents, is a retired judge living in Inverness. His story is excerpted from his unpublished autobiography, My Life, Chance and Design. FRANCES LEFKOWITZ, living in Petaluma, California, is the author of the award-winning memoir To Have Not, and a freelance writer, editor, and writing coach. She blogs about writing, publishing, and footwear at PaperInMyShoe.com.ROY MASH of San Rafael, California is a long-time board member of Marin Poetry Center. His first full-length book, Buyer's Remorse, debuted in 2014. ELISABETH PTAK is a writer, editor, and collagist who lives in Inverness. ERIN RODONI's poems have been published in Best New Poets 2014, Colorado Review, and Verse Daily, among others. She holds an MFA from San Diego State University and resides in Point Reyes Station. MARK ROPERS is a watercolorist and member of Point Reyes Open Studios. He is interested in presenting thoughtful, mood-evoking paintings of landscapes, water-related pleasures, and objects of interest. He lives in Inverness, California.