An collection of poetry by Chica/Lati poetas from the greater San Francisco Bay Area that represents a seminal cross section of the Bay Area spoken-word scene that Galeria's monthly literary lounge and open mic series, La Lunada, helped to create.
Marc David Pinate is a writer, theatre artist, musician, teacher and the host of the Lunada series. He is a National Poetry Slam Champ and was front man for Grito Serpentino. Pinate's poetry, plays and short stories have been published in various publications including The Santa Clara Review, Razateca, Comfusion, Calaca Review, Zyzzyva, Cipatli, Caesura and StreetLow magazine. He has published two chapbooks of poetry, Word Zoo (2000) and Logos (2004).