Angela Roberts currently lives in Oakland and has lived in New Orleans, Seoul, and Schaumburg variously. She writes prose, plays cello, and uses her body to perform. She currently edits a zine called Supertrooper. Angela’s solo noise act Cruel Work recently toured the middle part of the US. She regularly performs in ensembles in the Bay Area and performs in an ongoing electronics and improvisation project with her partner Scott Goff.
Emily Yamauchi is a writer and artist in Oakland, California by way of New Jersey, which some say is appropriate–who knows. She received her MFA in Creative Writing from Saint Mary’s College of California. She writes fiction, comics, and graphic novels. Currently she is working on a novel and a graphic memoir. When she’s not writing or experimenting with projects fusing words/image/music, she’s teaching the young’uns around the Bay Area and writing for immigration law. As a Hedgebrook and VONA/Voices alum and Oakland resident of 15 years, she is always looking to elevate and celebrate community and marginalized voices.