Blaine Todd, Associate Director, holds a B.A. in English Literature from San Francisco State University and Aarhus University in Denmark. Prior to his current role at Other Minds, he was the primary institutional fundraiser for The Studio Museum in Harlem and New-York Historical Society in New York, worked as an Associate Editor at Francis Ford Coppola’s short fiction magazine Zoetrope: All-Story, and as a copywriter for the Museum of Making Music. A poet and active musician, he performs in and writes for several Bay Area projects including Common Eider, King Eider; Real Life Rock & Roll Band; Ecstatic Music Band; and and under his own name. Todd also helps curate Full Spectrum Records. When not writing or playing music, he can be found exploring the coastline with a tent and motorcycle and hanging out with his fiancée and kids.