About Us

Co-founders Will Dane and Angela Sells

Will Dane, MA, owns and operates the Open Book, a used bookstore and event center in Grass Valley, California; he also teaches short story writing and literature at Sierra College.

Angela Sells, PhD, is a mythology and women’s studies professor at Meridian University and Sierra College. She co-produces the Women’s Writing Salon, and co-manages the Open Book bookstore. Her book Sabina Spielrein: the Woman and the Myth was published by SUNY Press in 2017.