David Henry Sterry is an author, performer, educator, activist, and muckraker. David is the author of 16 books. Prior to becoming an author, David was a professional actor and screenwriter. He has appeared on National Public Radio, in the New York Times, and the London Times, The LA Times, The Washington Post, New York Magazine, Details Magazine, and the BBC. He is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post. He is a Henry Miller Award finalist.
R. J. Martin’s stories, poems and journalism have appeared in numerous anthologies, magazines, newspapers and literary publications. His book, Hos, Hookers, Call Girls, and Rent Boys (Soft Skull, 2009) was favorably reviewed on the cover of the New York Times Book Review and in numerous major media publications and television and radio broadcasts worldwide. A formerly incarcerated person from San Francisco, his work in combating international trafficking in the Bay Area led to a Certificate of Honor from the City and County in 2006. He holds a Master’s Degree in Creative Writing from San Francisco State University and is a state-certified Adult Education Instructor who works in correctional settings. In May 2013, Soft Skull Press released another R. J. Martin book: Johns, Marks, Tricks, and Chickenhawks.