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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 an intriguing variety 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 in a book of high production values twice awarded for design quality by the New York Bookbinders Association. Contributors are from urban and rural places near and far--from rural California to Paris, and everywhere in between. Volume 7 (Fall 2016) features prose by, among others, Rick Bass, Stephanie E. Dickinson, Elaine Elinson, Blair Fuller and David Miller; poetry by Jody Farrell, Roy Mash, and others; and art by Mark Ropers, Wendy Schwartz, and others.
About the Author
Rick Bass is a board member of the Yaak Valley Forest Council. He is author, most recently, of For a Little While: New and Selected Stories. Stephanie E. Dickinson's novels, Half Girl and Love Highway, are published by Spuyten Duyvil. Another book, Heat: An Interview with Jean Seberg, was released in 2013. Elaine Elinson is coauthor of Wherever There's a Fight: How Runaway Slaves, Suffragists, Immigrants, Strikers, and Poets Shaped Civil Liberties in California (Heyday, 2009), which won a Gold Medal in the California Book Awards in 2010. Jody Farrell has been writing since she was nine and is still writing at ninety-two, drawing on a life-long experience with people, birth, death, small daily wonders, and the extraordinary surround of nature. Blair Fuller, author, editor, and teacher, was a long-time Tomales resident known for his white Popemobile, his good humor, and his love of boating on Tomales Bay.