Singer Ed Roman :
Ed Roman is an Award-winning singer/songwriter, performer and multi-instrumentalist from Shelburne, Ontario, Canada. Blurring the lines between pop, rock, folk, and country music genres, Ed’s uniquely crafted songs have received regular rotation on more than 100 terrestrial radio stations across North America. Ed is a 2014 Artists Music Guild Award Nominee and a 2014 Artists In Music Award Nominee. He is also a 2014 International Music and Entertainment Association Award Winner and a two-time Indie Music Channel Award winner. Ed has performed at the Red Gorilla Music Fest during SXSW, The Millennium Music Conference, and SS Cape May, and he will be touring New York City and Philly in July. Recently, Ed traveled to Jamaica to deliver much-needed humanitarian aid to the island, while shooting the music video for “Jamaica.” His current album, Letters From High Latitudes (an homage to his Ontario home) is a critically-acclaimed vehicle for Ed’s socio-political, earthly-conscious and globally-aware messages. This earthy, funky and magical mix of music has earned Ed Roman airplay chart recognition and won over legions of fans around the world, known as “Ed Heads.”
Author Ruth Nolan :
Ruth Nolan, M.F.A., M.A., grew up in California's Mojave Desert, where she worked as a wildland firefighter for the BLM and USFS in the 1980's. She is Professor of English, Creative Writing and Desert Literature at College of the Desert in Palm Springs, CA. She writes desert-based feature columns for KCET Los Angeles, News from Native California, and Inlandia Literary Journeys, and her poetry and prose writing has appeared/will soon appear in the Rattling Wall Issue 4; Los Angeles Short Fiction (Red Hen Press 2016); Women's Studies Quarterly; New California Writing; Rhino Baby Press Issue 1; The Border Crossed Us; Southern California Haiku Magazine; San Diego Poetry Annual; The Sierra Club Desert Report; The Night Goes On All Night: Noir Inspired Poems of Los Angeles; and more. Ruth edited "No Place for a Puritan: the Literature of California's Deserts (Heyday Books)," and has lecture at/participated in dozens of literary readings and events throughout the West Coast, including the Los Angeles Lit Crawl; PEN USA Empire Moon; Western Wilderness Conference; California Indian Conference; Green Festival San Francisco; California Legacy Project at Santa Clara University; Squaw Valley Writers Conference; Joshua Tree and Death Valley National Parks; and many more. She's writing a memoir focused on her experiences as a desert wildland firefighter, and is working also on a multimedia project, "Fire on the Mojave: Stories from the Deserts and Mountains of Inland Southern California" To read more of Ruth Nolan's writing, visit http://ruthnolan.blogspot.com and visit her on facebook at Ruth Nolan
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