Bryan Vale is a writer who lives and works in the San Francisco Bay Area. He writes fiction and poetry in addition to working as a marketing copywriter (and, briefly, a janitor!). His fiction and poetry have been published in or are upcoming in Curio Cabinet Magazine, Trash to Treasure Lit, Alien Buddha Zine, Constellations, and All Existing Literary Magazine, among others.
Bryan was born in San Francisco and grew up in the East Bay city of Concord. He studied Spanish and Latin American Literature at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California, spending one semester in Querétaro, Mexico. After graduating in 2012, Bryan returned to the Bay Area, where he has worked on perfecting his writing skills ever since.
Much of Bryan's work is set in beautiful Northern California, often focusing particularly on the contrast between socioeconomic classes in one of the most expensive regions in the world. See some of Bryan's recent publications below!