"The debut issue of this bound, legitimate book of stories somehow managed to condense 500 square miles of a diverse, complicated and messy city into a single volume." -- Good magazine
About the Author
Laurie Ochoa is co-founder and co-editor of Slake: Los Angeles. During eight years editor-in-chief of the LA Weekly, she led the paper to more national journalism awards than any other alternative, newspaper in the country, including the Pulitzer Prize in 2007. From 1999 to 2001, she was executive editor of Gourmet and spent 11 years as an editor and reporter at the Los Angeles Times.
Joe Donnelly, co-founder and co-editor of Slake: Los Angeles, is an award-winning journalist who has worked for the Washington Post, New York Daily News, LAT and numerous other national and international publications. His work has appeared in many anthologies and literary publications. He was the deputy editor of the LA Weekly from 2002-2008. Before that, Donnelly was the arts editor of New Times Los Angeles and the editor in chief of Bikini. He earned his masters in journalism from UC Berkeley.