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Jean Mansen, a graduate of UC Berkeley’s MFA Certificate program, studies the masters to improve her writing and critiques. A sought after developmental editor, she’s worked with memoir and personal essay authors as well as writers creating contemporary, young adult, and historical fiction. Jean has been a regular columnist for the Marin Independent Journaland JagGazette

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Jo Haraf found the intersection of her MBA and MFA in publishing. Her work can be seen in the California Writers Club's Literary Review, Flash Fiction Magazine, and Ragnarok. She lives near the Golden Gate Bridge with a scruffy terrier whose adoration sustains her through revisions and rejections.