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, FEM Newsmagazine and The Rumpus. 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 His work was featured in Hayat Hyatt’s “Villanelle,” which has been archived by Collectif Jeune Cinema. He is also a co-founder of At the Door, a monthly reading series that uplifts and features Black and Brown voices. James’ debut chapbook, Shifters, is now available on Nomadic Press.