Milan + Shannon
Photographers, “Tourist Attraction” (p. 50)
What surprised you the most about this
shoot? The natural talent of our model Alex.
She did such an amazing job, and we can’t wait
to see what else she does in her blossoming
What do you enjoy most about Marin shoots?
The team. It truly takes a talented group of
people to make a fashion editorial shoot come
Where has your work appeared before? Most
recently our work has appeared in VICE,
Picton and Volant Magazine.
Writer, “Trial Separation” (p. 64)
Did the investigative nature of your parents’
professions prompt you to pursue journalism? I discovered journalism after focusing on
creative writing in college, but I definitely feel
that aspect of the craft — investigating stories
and building narratives from facts — is what
drew me to this career.
Did you ever receive threats or feel in danger
because of the cases your father worked on? Not
directly, no. That said, I know my mother made
him get a P.O. box so that his clients wouldn’t
correspond with him at our home address.
Where has your work appeared before? I
have written for the San Francisco Chronicle,
Variety, Merry Jane, Vanity Fair and Intervie w.
Writer, “Canoe Culture” (p. 69)
What’s a common misconception about
Hawaii? That it’s all honeymooning couples
and clichés. So untrue: there are so many
adventures to be had, cuisines to try — a great
depth of experiences here. And you will find
people from all over the globe.
Favorite Hawaiian dish? That’s hard. I wrote a
food book (Food to Write Home About: Hawaii ),
so I’ve really seen a lot and it’s hard to choose.
This summer I ate a lot of pickled seaweed,
musubi, malasadas, tako (octopus), kim chee,
poke, rice crackers and so much ramen.
Where has your work appeared before?
Travel + Leisure, Saveur, Conde Nast Traveler.
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October 5, 5: 30–11 p.m.
Peacock Gap Club House,
333 Biscayne Drive,
Step into a world of
champagne wishes and
caviar dreams, where
royalty reigns and Ferraris
race along the seaside cliffs
of the Mediterranean.
Ross Valley Women’s
League and more than 300
members of the community,
community leaders are
gathering to support Adopt
A Family Marin. This will
be a grand affair of glamour
and gaming as guests
roll the dice and enjoy a
beautiful seated dinner.
Dance the night away and
bid on a fine selection of
well-curated live, silent and
wine auction items.