Professor Jon Funabiki, Alum Jan Ellison Featured at Bay Area Book Festival

June 2, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE -- Jon Funabiki: “Perspectives on the Short Essay.” Funabiki founded Renaissance Journalism to undertake special reporting and storytelling initiatives locally and nationally. He teaches at San Francisco State University. Jan Ellison: “New Voices, New Stories: Stellar Debuts Not to be Missed.” A graduate of Stanford and San Francisco State’s Master of Fine Arts program, Ellison was the recipient of a 2007 O. Henry Prize for her first story to appear in print. “A Small Indiscretion” is her first book.