Rosaleen Bertolino



Prose Cafe via Zoom, October 1, 5-6PM, Central Time: Cynthia Claus, Angie Abdou, Dinty Moore (free but pre-registration is required (go to

Stay posted! My debut collection, The Paper Demon and Other Stories, is forthcoming from New Rivers Press, fall, 2021.

Prose Cafe goes online. First event: September 3, 5-6PM, Central Time. Featuring Judith Gille, Nathan Feuerberg, Frank Thoms (and yours truly as host)

Book launch, April, 2020, Dear Writer: Stories That Just Weren't a Good Fit at the Time (anthology), Marlarkey Books. Thrilled to be a part of this smart anthology. As I write this, in the middle of our worldwide quarantine, I realize that my story, "Nest," was creepily prescient. Read it and see if you agree.


Prose Cafe, 3/4/19, Sala Literaria, Bellas Artes, San Miguel de Allende


Works in Progress Reading, San Miguel Literary Sala, 6/21/18


West Marin Review reading at Green Apple Books, 12/8/16


Why There Are Words Reading, 10/11/12, 333 Caledonia Street, Sausalito (http://vimeo.com51720864)


Reading at Quiet LIghtning, SF Conservatory of Flowers, 9/3/12 (


Reading at Book Passage, SF Ferry Building 11/11/11 (!)


Reading at the Blackbird, Inverness, CA 11/3/11




The wonderful photographs on the other pages are by Mitch Cowardin, using a plastic Diana camera held together with black electrical tape. (

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