Antonia Crane is a writer from Humboldt County. Her essays have appeared or are forthcoming in Black Clock, PANK, The Rumpus, Word Riot, The Whistling Fire, The Coachella Review, Phantom Seed, Diverse Voices Quarterly, RUMPUS WOMEN VOLUME 1 and lots of other places. She volunteers at Write Girl, interns at ZYZZYVA and is a contributing columnist for The Rumpus. She wrote a memoir about the sex industry and her mother's illness, SPENT. She TA's for English classes. She runs and drinks too much coffee. She blogs at antoniacrane.com. and tweets.
To write a great book that people will read. To make my readers squirm, cry and laugh. I love Lorrie Moore, Jennifer Egan, Sapphire, Eileen Myles, Michelle Tea, Cheryl Strayed, Lidia Yuknavitch, Mary Karr, Sam Lipsyte, Justin Torres, Stephen Elliott, Rob Roberge and Gina Frangello.