Stephen Meadows is a Californian of Ohlone Indian and pioneer descent. His work has appeared most recently in the anthology, “The Dirt is Red Here” from Heyday Books in Berkeley California. Ten of the seventeen poems found here have been previously published, and one of his poems graces a bronze plaque in the city of San Francisco. Stephen is a folk music DJ at KFOK Community Radio and holds a Master’s Degree from San Francisco State University. He lives with his wife and son in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada.