This page is dedicated to some of the many, many members of the literary community who have pushed, comforted, helped, and inspired Ms. Kretchmer while navigating the sometimes harrowing, and always challenging, obstacle course also known as writing.


Kim Barnes

Annette Berkowitz

Claire Davis

Tammy Dietz

Jack Driscoll

Collene Peterson Funk

Molly Gloss

Jo Ann Heydron

Kake Huck

Bharti Kirchner

Craig Lesley

Glenys Loewen-Thomas

David Long

Christine Z. Mason

Ross Martin

Ben Montgomery

Benjamin Percy

Elizabeth Quinn

Adrienne Totino

Linda Weiford

Kirsteen Wolf



The Chaffey Review


High Desert Journal

Motherlode: Adventures in Parenting (The New York Times)

Pacific University MFA


Silk Road Review



If you don’t see your name on this list but would like to, please contact Ms. Kretchmer here.