Latest update March 27, 2017


oakland noir launch party 

The newest Noir short story collection from Akashic Books, edited by Jerry Thompason and Eddie Muller, will be released on Tuesday April 4. There will be an event at the African American Museum in downtown Oakland (659 14th Street, Oakland) at 6:30pm to celebrate the launch featuring readings by the authors and a discussion with the editors. I'll have additional photos that I shot for this project on display during the launch. Other events this month celebrating the book include a reading at Books Inc Alameda on Thurs 4/13, and an event at City Lights on Tues 4/25.



divine gardens due out fall 2017

I'm pleased to announce that a trade edition of Divine Gardens: Mayumi Oda and the San Francisco Zen Center will be released this fall! As managing editor at Missing Links Press in San Francisco, I've worked on this project since its inception, and I'm pleased to announce our partnership with Parallax Press of Berkeley for the trade release. This book will be able to reach a national audience through Parallax's distribution partnership with Penguin Random House.

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oakland noir due out april 4 2017

The newest addition to Akashic Books' noir anthology series will be Oakland Noir, edited by Bay Area author Jerry Thompson and international Czar of Noir Eddie Muller. This collection features over a dozen local authors new and notorious, and my photograph on the cover!


sfmoma interview with stanlee gatti

In anticipation of their grand reopening in the fall of 2016, I was invited by SFMOMA to photograph event designer Stanlee Gatti in his studio. My photos accompany SFMOMA's interview of Gatti by Lindsey Westbrook.