Alisha Sommer

What I Do

I blend my love of words and A talent for creating visually stunning images to create content that helps businesses and brands connect with and grow their communities.

Currently you will find me working on my literary magazine, BLACKBERRY: a magazine, collaborating with Robin Sandomirsky for liberated lines, writing freelance articles, photographing food, restaurants, and brands, as well as developing content for Annnapurna Living by Carrie-Anne Moss

In the past I've published personal essays, creative nonfiction, and poetry for a variety of online and print publications as well as created content for and facilitated online creative writing courses. 

Click here to view my portfolio. 


Work With Me

Writing & Photography

Whether you need to clarify or define your voice or want fresh photography for your website and social media campaigns, I can help. I love collaborating to discover the true magic of you or your business and am committed to authentic and engaging connection. Together we'll develop organic campaigns that create value for both your brand and your audience. View my portfolio to see what I've been up to.

Say hello, ask a question, or suggest a collaboration using the form below. I'd love to hear from you. 

Services offered:
Food & Lifestyle Photography & Styling
Social Media Management & Strategy
Brand Consultation & Strategy
Copywriting and Copyediting



Workshops & Retreats

If you're putting together a retreat or gathering and are in need of a presenter to talk about writing, creativity, photography, motherhood, food or wine, please don't hesitate to contact me. I love nothing more than gathering with people to share my passions. Use the contact form below to get in touch. 

Registration for the next liberated lines, liberated lines :: complete, is now open. December 5-11; $33; 7 days of photo and poetry prompts. Click here to learn more and join us.


Who I Am

I love to work on projects that truly inspire and excite me. As a freelance writer and photographer, my ultimate goal is to tell the truest of true stories & to capture what it is to be human.

I have a gift for holding sacred space, for deep listening, and for seeing the ordinary in extraordinary ways. I love the feeling of heat in my hands, the weight of linen across my body, the warmth of knotty pine beneath my feet. If I could be anything and do anything, it would be exactly what I'm doing now: Being a wife and a mother of 3 living out her creative journey–but maybe with a view of a vineyard from the kitchen window. I'm interested in exploring the depth of motherhood, creativity, food & wine, literature & writing, and all things beautiful.

If I had to summarize myself in a list of textures, it would go something like this: hand-scraped wood, shiny brass, natural linen, cotton, velvet, leather & lace.

I'm taking the Certified Sommelier Exam in 2017 and daydreaming about moving our family to California wine country. You can read my lifestyle blog, SOMMERSALT, here.


Get In Touch

If you're a business or brand, big or small, I'd love to see what kind of magic we can work together. If you're hosting a retreat or workshop and looking to add another speaker/presenter, let's talk. If you have a question or just want to shoot the breeze about motherhood, writing, photography, food, or wine—drop me a line. I can't wait to hear from you.   

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