Kyrsten Bean is a writer, performing artist, model, empath, clairvoyant, energy healer, and positivity coach, based on Nob Hill, in San Francisco, California.

She is a rare San Francisco native, fourth-generation through her ancestor Marie Castro (Gochez), who came by ship in the early 1900’s.

Kyrsten Bean’s is the owner of Peace Punk Productions, and a cult celebrity in the Bay Area, daughter of classical pianist Kendall Ross Bean who made the first classical music video in the ’80s. She has performed and read non-fiction and poetry extensively in San Francisco and Oakland. She has been published widely, and has been featured with Brainticket and Hedersleben, as well as written three rock albums of her own. Kyrsten Bean is on the writing roster for The New York Times, Oakland Magazine, The Music & Sound Retailer, Foreword Reviews, East Bay Express, and The East Bay Monthly. She has extensive experience in social media, working with small to large businesses consulting on best methods. She worked for four years as an editor at a business college in Moraga, four years as a teen services library assistant working specifically with the underserved in West County. She has a degree in Creative Writing from San Francisco State University and is working towards an MBA in business administration with Saint Mary’s College. She has worked extensively in inclusion and diversity. She has non-fiction work published in Punk Globe, PoV Magazine, Gutter Eloquence, Penhead Press and many other publications. She has been interviewed by both Punk Globe and Foreword Reviews. On the music front, her last punk/metal project performed locally until Bridge Art Space was shut down for music rehearsals after the ghost ship fire. She released her first demo with Brainsplitter studios, EP No Moral Code on February 14, 2014 with Megasonic Studios and Hybrid Vigor on January 2016 with Robot Envy Studios and Sharkbite Studios. She has contributed vocals, guitar and keyboards to many projects. Past work has included cult-classic psychedelic band Brainticket’s album Past, Present & Future and Nicky Garratt’s (UK Subs), Krautrock-music project Hedersleben, on the first album, Upgoer. Kyrsten Bean has read creative non-fiction writing at Oakland and San Francisco literary events including Beast Crawl, Litquake, Lip Service West, Bay Area Generations, Writing Without Walls, and East Bay on the Brain. Kyrsten Bean is a strong advocate of female sexual empowerment, civil rights, women’s rights, black lives matter, sustainability, social justice, racial justice, cannabis, drug legalization, and proper pain management for chronic pain patients. Currently she is working on her first series of full-length poetry books and a short novel for a YA audience. Projected date is June 2018.
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