Pittsburghers by the Bay (readings) 1pm
All Pittsburgh transplants!!
Laura E. Davis grew up on California Avenue and earned a bachelor's from California University of Pennsylvania. While she may have been destined to move to San Francisco, she first earned an MFA from Chatham University. Both sides of her family have lived in Southwestern Pennsylvania for over 100 years. Laura misses sandwiches with fries on them.
Molly Prosser swapped the wilds of the Allegheny Forest for the traffic of Silicon Valley. She edits copy for eBay and holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Carlow University. Her work has appeared in various publications and on the Prosody podcast. Her poetry collection Rubbernecking is available from Word Poetry. Molly misses random Rick Sebak sightings.
Turi Fesler Steffen was born in Alaska, but her experience spans beyond halibut fishing. She has her MFA from Pitt, where she was the editor of Hot Metal Bridge. And you may have seen her at readings around the Bay, including Shipwreck and Voz sin Tinta. Last year, deciding she yearned for the ‘Burgh, Turi moved to Pittsburg, California. Turi misses salads with french fries.
Laura Vrcek has an MFA in Creative Writing from Chatham University and works as a ghostwriter for Bay Area tech executives. Her nonfiction work has appeared on Brevity's Nonfiction Blog, The Orange Dot, and Perspectives, a storytelling segment on KQED, NPR's San Francisco affiliate. Laura misses Pennsylvania’s summer thunderstorms.