Cole Hersey is a freelance journalist, writer and graphic designer based in the Bay Area. His fiction has appeared in literary magazines across the country and abroad, along with recently featured reporting pieces in Bay Nature and North Bay Bohemian/Pacific Sun, along with forthcoming work the Los Angeles based online journal He works with the West Marin Review as an editorial assistant.

Anne Lamott has said of his fiction, "Cole Hersey is the real thing, a beautiful and observant writer on his way up. His writing is clear and evocative, visual and touching, with just a bit of edge, and a lot of soul."

On the side, Cole Hersey helps illustrate logos and design websites. He has recently been collaborating with Bartavelle Coffee + Wine Bar, helping design new apparel for the small Berkeley-based cafe. He was also commissioned by Peter Munselle last year to create a comprehensive online space for his renowned architectural work. He’s always open for more commissions, be they design or illustration.

Aside from his writing and design work, Cole is currently working on a novel, called All This Heat.

For commissions, writing projects, pitches, or just to say hey, please contact Cole here



some  projects

︎ Peter Munselle Website

︎ Rose Broom

︎ Come Sit Enjoy

︎ South Beach