WRITERS CAFE LOGO-REAL-WEBChella Courington, Professor of Creative Writing at Santa Barbara City College, has published four chapbooks of poetry and prose. Her work has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, been honored by Camroc Press Review, The Collagist, Qarrtsiluni, and Main Street Rag, and nominated for Best of the Net and Best New Poets Anthologies. Her chapbook of microfiction, entitled “Love Letter to Biology 250,” is forthcoming from Porkbelly Press.

One of her new loves is Painted Cave, on online literary journal for community college students. The inaugural issue of Painted Cave is online now.

Chella met with Writers’ Cafe co-hosts Chryss Yost and Amy Boutell on May 13, 2014.