Photographer, “Feeding the Hungry” (p. 48)
Clara Lu is a San Francisco–based portrait
and lifestyle photographer who received her
bachelor’s degree from Stanford University
and an Applied Science degree from Parsons
School of Design. Her work is a blend of fine
art and photojournalistic storytelling that
aims to reflect the essence of people as well
as the bonds between them. She counts photographers Robert Frank, Dorothea Lange,
Peter Lindbergh and Annie Leibovitz as
influences. See her work at claralu.com.
John F. Ince
Writer, “Driving Marin” (p. 58)
A former Fortune reporter, John Ince has been
an “undercover” driver for Uber and Lyft for the
last two years, primarily operating in Marin.
An easy conversationalist by nature, Ince has
collected more than 400 passenger stories and
put them in a book called Travels With Vanessa:
A Rideshare Driver Tries to Make Sense of It
All. Ince is a former Wall Street banker, resort
developer, homeless advocate, environmentalist, epigrammatist, filmmaker, podcaster and
author of 15 books. He graduated from both
Harvard College and Harvard Business School
and spends much of his free time hiking and
biking on Mount Tamalpais.
Peter Hoey and Maria Hoey
Illustrators, “Driving Marin” (p. 58)
Though they live on opposite coasts, illustrators Peter and Maria Hoey work closely
together. Trading drawings back and forth over
the internet from their studios in Northern
California and Brooklyn, the brother-and-sister team produces drawings for clients like
The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal
and Los Angeles Magazine. In addition to illustrations, the siblings write, draw and publish
Coin-Op comics and flip books. Their comics
are available at coinopbooks.com.
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