Poet and essayist Sandra Kleven is the publisher at Cirque Press where Cirque, the journal, is published as well as about 30 other literary titles. Kleven has been published in journals such as Alaska Quarterly Review and Stoneboat and has twice been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. She works full time as clinical director for a tribal organization in Alaska. Her work has been collected in Defiance Street: Poems and other Writing. It is available from The Writer's Block and from Kleven, herself.
Someone took over a five-story hotel in the Filmore/Bush district of San Francisco and started renting cheap rooms to hippies. They named it, cutely, “The Greta Garbo Home for Wayward Girls (and boys also).” Over a hundred old hotel rooms all rented to folks in the scene.