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The Mill Valley Literary Review SUMMER 2015
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MILL VALLEY - Home to The Mill Valley Film Festival, Mt. Tam, Muir Woods, redwood trees, Dipsea foot Race, waterfalls, an entire hilly neighborhood with streets named after POETS, rock stars, artists, and WRITERS, WRITERS, WRITERS.
Mill Valley's literary pedigree is impressive, more so for a town of barely 14,000: Jack Kerouac, Gary Snyder, Peter Coyote, David Harris, Gerald Nicosia, Martin Cruz Smith, Tom Barbash, Louis B. Jones, Jack Finney, Don Carpenter, Gina Berriault, Kay Boyle, Wright Morris, Michael Murphy, Joyce Maynard (J.D. Salinger's companion), Cyra McFadden, poets Jane Hirschfield, Maxine Chernoff, Yoko Ono and lyricists including John Lennon and Tupac Shakur. The late Tom Clancy often wrote in Mill Valley. Playwright Sam Shepard lived at what was Flying Y Ranch (replete with horses) in the late seventies.
Authors who call(ed) Marin County home include, whom we coined, "The Big 3 A's": Isabel Allende, Amy Tan & Anne Lamott. Plus T.C. Boyle, Jack London, Kerouac's daughter Jan (also a writer), Ram Dass, Stirling Silliphant, Shel Silverstein, Sterling Hayden, Susan Trott, Catherine Coulter, Leonard Gardner, Van Morrison (aural poet), Philip K. Dick, Barnaby Conrad, Joe Eszterhas, Richard Brautigan, Ambrose Bierce, Poet Aram Saroyan (son of William Saroyan), Dave Eggers, Daniele Steel, Allen Drury, George Lucas. Each issue we seem find out about another author for our list. Our latest addition: Julia Child lived in Ross while attending Branson School.
The connections: Ernest Hemingway's son -Jack, and grand-daughters Mariel and Margaux lived in Mill Valley's* Boyle Park area in the 60s. Papa's nephew still lives in Tiburon (editor, writer). John Steinbeck's connection: Ed Ricketts - marine biologist\writer\muse\character - "Doc" in Cannery Row, subject of "The Log from the Sea of Cortez" -Rickett's son lives quietly in Mill Valley. Senior Ricketts was also an inspiration to Joseph Campbell. Rickets Jr. was recently interviewed in SFGate: http://www.sfgate.com/books/article/Tales-of-John-Steinbeck-through-eyes-of-his-best-5411171.php A rare student of S.F. born Robert Frost's Dartmouth College lectures lives in Tiburon.
*Hemingway Mill Valley home article http://www.marinij.com/millvalley/ci_19688842?IADID=Search-www.marinij.com-www.marinij.com
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1. * San Francisco Magazine http://www.modernluxury.com/san-francisco/story/the-literary-review-disrupted
2. Marin Magazine June issue: "Local Literature" at top of page 30. Marin Magazine is available by subscription, on select newsstands, and a snazzy digital version at: http://digital.marinmagazine.com/marinmagazine/june_2013#pg1
2. Marin Independent Journal coverage from Paul Liberatore: http://www.marinij.com/millvalley/ci_22195673/millvalleylit-com-marins-first-literary-e-zine?IADID=Search-www.marinij.com-www.marinij.com
3. Mill Valley Herald's front page interview: http://www.marinscope.com/mill_valley_herald/news/article_3329e140-8c20-11e2-91d0-001a4bcf887a.html
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