We host regular performances and events.
We Publish books and a quarterly magazine, as well as artist editions, prints, posters, and other objects.
We have a residency program and a membership program.
Oh, and We are a bookstore in downtown Oakland.

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New Life Quarterly Staff

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Tara Marsden

Tara Marsden is the Profiles Editor. She has co-curated two shows at Wolfman: Sa Timyas Ng Paglaya, a group show of art by Filipino political prisoners, as well as The Poiesis Project, a collaboration with artist Hannah Rubin, sponsored by BAMPFA. You can find her writing in Oatmeal Magazine, Eleven Eleven, Boing Boing, The Establishment, and in the anthology “Loose Lips” (Grand Central Publishing). She is currently writing a Wolfman Book on the subject of correspondence.


Jacob Kahn

Jacob Kahn, Reviews Editor. He is a poet and regular contributor to Full Stop Magazine. He was formerly a longtime special educator in the Bay Area and elsewhere. His first book, “A Circuit of Yields: Conventional Wisdom for Giants,” was the inaugural publication of Wolfman Books in 2014, and more recently a chapbook, “Lowest Common Denominator,” came out with School Printer (2017).


Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo,

Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo, Visual Arts Editor, is an artist, activist, storyteller & curator who lives and works in Oakland, California. She has been included in exhibitions and performances at Osaka Art University, Highways Performance space, Deli Gallery, Southern Exposure, SFMOMA, Kala Art Institute, the Berkeley Art Museum and E.M. Wolfman. She is the co-founder and lead curator at Nook Gallery, a gallery located in her home kitchen.


Justin Carder

Justin Carder is the founder/owner/person-in-charge at E.M. Wolfman General Interest Small Bookstore, and is also a graphic designer, writer, lecturer, sort-of-curator, painter and amateur handy-person.