PAST BOARD MEMBERS
JAMIE LEIGH REAL — Social Events Committee
Jamie Leigh Real served on the BAWiP board from September 2019 to February 2020, and was active on BAWiP's Social Events Committee from 2018 - 2019. Before she decided to move to Slovenia with her husband in early 2020, she was Associate Managing Editor of Children's at Chronicle, and also edited Rick Steves guidebooks. Previously, she served as Managing Director at Litquake, was an Editor at a boutique publisher in New Zealand, and interned with a variety of magazines, literary agencies, and Bay Area publishers. She has also been an English teacher in Hungary and Poland, and travelled to more than 30 countries. She holds a B.A. in Creative Writing from San Francisco State University.