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Location Santa Barbara, CA, United States
Introduction George Yatchisin likes eating, drinking, and writing. Therefore he has written for Edible Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Independent, Sunset, and KCET’s Food Blog. His other work includes essays and poems; it appears in I’ll Tell You Mine: Thirty Years of Nonfiction from the Iowa Nonfiction Writing Program; Clash by Night: An Anthology Inspired by The Clash’s London Calling; and Buzz: Poets Respond to Swarm. He is co-editor of the anthology Rare Feathers: Poems on Birds & Art. He has been a body guard for Jodie Foster, a walk-on with an avant garde dance troupe, a film programmer, a food competition judge, a writing teacher (from engineering to creative), a political activist, a textbook co-author (Writing for the Visual Arts), a bassist in a band, a 5x league winning fantasy baseball manager, a union local president, a homebrewer, a pr flack helping run an Angelina Jolie red carpet event, a half marathoner, a grader of GMATs for ETS, a DJ, a corn detassler, an escort van driver, a rock journalist. Now retired, for many years he marketed for the forces of good at UCSB’s Gevirtz Graduate School of Education. Follow him on Twitter @GYatchisin.