Tom Simpson is a long-time writer for The West-Seattle Herald and a recent transplant to the Olympia region. He hails originally from Bellingham, Washington, where he also worked on the staff of The Bellingham Herald. Contact any member of the OLY ARTS writing staff at email@example.com.
Jonah Barrett is a recent graduate of The Evergreen State College. He was senior coordinator and editor of TESC literary journal Vanishing Point. Jonah lives in Olympia: he is from Tenino Washington. Contact any member of the OLY ARTS writing staff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Adam McKinney has been writing professionally for over seven years. Before and during his time as a writer, he’s been involved in the South Sound arts scene, beginning with his stint as a volunteer and, later, projectionist at Tacoma’s Grand Cinema. For a couple of years, he was the director […]
Noah Shachar is working on his B.S. in Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara, currently taking a leave of absence and working as a local barista. He writes poetry and fiction with whatever free-time he has and has finagled his work into OLY ARTS magazine, The Catalyst magazine and the […]
Christian Carvajal is an author, director, actor, writer and columnist based in northwestern Washington state. He was OLY ARTS‘ founding, managing editor for two years. He now serves as editor emeritus and is a regular freelance contributor to the publication. Carvajal is also a novelist, whose works can be found […]
Ned Hayes is the author of three novels, most recently the bestselling Pacific Northwest novel The Eagle Tree, set in Olympia Washington. Ned was a freelance writer for many years. His work appeared in The Seattle Weekly, The Bellingham Herald, The Olympian, The Pasadena Weekly, The Mid-American Review and many other publications. In the […]
by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Local theater company Harlequin Productions has a love affair going with playwright Israel Horovitz. It began with a surprise email the playwright sent to Harlequin co-founder Scot Whitney early in 2009. For Whitney it goes back much further than that, to sometime in the […]