Sandra Salmans

Editor

I provide editing support for Mission Local from New York, about 2500 miles away from SFO. (I just looked it up.) This allows me to retain my journalistic objectivity and fussy adherence to East Coast standards of punctuation. I got involved with Mission Local a few years ago through Lydia, whom I met in the early 1980s at The New York Times, where I was a business reporter. Since then I've been in and out of journalism and nonprofits, and have also tried my hand at fiction. A couple of years ago I contributed Mission Local's first fiction series, a comic novel called Love in the Middle Ages.

Stories by Sandra

Perfect (or Not): Aster

We can blame Chad Robertson for setting a standard of perfection by consistently turning out perfectly chewy/crusty/memorable loaves at Tartine Bakery.  That bread made me think – when foodies...

Love in the Middle Ages

I  hear a lot of carping about Click City, the SF Chronicle’s new  fiction series.  My favorite is still Love in the Middle Ages by Sandra Salmans,...