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People frequently ask me for the contacts of web designers, photographers who do headshots, etc., so I’ve decided to compile a list of my resources.

Web Designers

John Marcom and Ari Solomon at Media BBQ do really beautiful work. Ari designed Craftsmanship Magazine. John designed the author website of Fred Vogelstein.

Alvaro Villenueva (alvarobookdesign (at) gmail (dot) com) specializes in book cover design. He also designed The Rumpus and

Ilsa Brink specializes in author websites.

Bruno Trindade did Anna Alter’s cool author websites.

Will Amato specializes in author websites.

Annie A. Chen did this wonderful site for my friend Molly Russell at 100% Organized.

Teresa Tauchi designed author websites for Laura Fraser and Yukari Kane. She can be contacted at

Bryan Cronk designed the author website of Ethel Rohan. He can be contacted at

Alta Peterson specializes in marketing, print design, and web design. She’s great at customizing WordPress websites.

Sierra Fong also specializes in customizing WordPress blogs.

Lisa Gray is reasonably priced and designed Our Voices, Our Stories and The Dixwell Neighborhood Corporation sites. Contact her at

For less expensive e-book formatters and book designers, you can subscribe to Smashwords’ Mark’s List by e-mailing list (@) smashwords (dot) com.



Laura Duldner takes fantastic daylight author photos for a resonable price. Contact her at or  510.409.2046.

Chris Hardy did my photo over there on the right.

Elisa Urbon is a photographer from Madrid who shoots in her studio in Oakland. Contact her at for more information.

Angela Lang specializes in portraits, but does everything, too.



Sharon Donovan, formerly of Counterpoint Press, comes highly recommended. E-mail her at sharon (dot) donovan (at) comcast (dot) net.

Kathleen Matthews Schmidt of KMS PR is supposed to wonderful.

Leslie Rossman in Oakland also comes highly recommended. Contact her at lrossman (at) pacbell (dot) com.



Jonanna Widner charges $1/minute. Contact her at

Kristina Kearns is wonderful: Phone: 415 613 5914

Michal Story is great. She can be contacted at

I will update this page periodically with new resources.