Fiction. Literary Nonfiction. California Interest. Middle Eastern Studies. Edited by James Mitchell. Francesca Rosa's passing in October 2016 brought to an untimely end the career of one of the more remarkable and overtly political authors associated with the New Narrative movement in San Francisco. This book presents selections from the three titles published by Ithuriel's Spear Press from 2005 to 2015 under her pen name, F.S. Rosa. It begins with an appreciatory essay by Hilton Obenzinger and ends with a lengthy interview conducted by Bay Area literary critic and author Robin Tremblay-McGaw.
F. S. Rosa was co-publisher of Ithuriel's Spear Press. Her latest book is LUNCHTIME AT THE MUQATA'A. She also authored the collection of short stories Post War and Other Stories, and the novel THE DIVINE COMEDY OF CARLO TRESCA. She left an incomplete novel Post Traumatic Dress Disorder. Francesca was a rank and file union member and long time student of labor and left history. She lived, loved and worked in San Francisco.
Author City: SAN FRANCISCO, CA USA