Randy James received an MFA in Writing from the University of San Francisco. He has also studied at UCLA. His work has been published in Myriad, Westwind, Red Cedar Review, Palette, and FEM Newsmagazine. Randy has performed in venues across Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area. His work was featured in Hayat Hyatt’s Villanelle, which has been archived by Collectif Jeune Cinema. His debut chapbook, Shifters, is forthcoming from Nomadic Press.
When I consider a shiver in the leaves, my mind fares in two directions: One is back to my first-time experience with psilocybin, shocked at how the fig leaves hung as if shivering . . . and the other is back through American history . . .