Aaron Buchanan is a philosophy and Latin instructor in Tampa, Florida. He is a native of Michigan —a mystical, incongruous land which features prominently in his work.
Aaron Burch is the author of the memoir/literary analysis Stephen King’s The Body; the short story collection, Backswing; and the novella, How to Predict the Weather. Recent short-shorts, fiction and non, have appeared on Pidgeonholes, XRAY, Rejection Letters, Jellyfish Review, and Bending Genres. He is the Founding Editor of HOBART and he lives in Ann Arbor, MI with his collection of almost every ticket stub from a movie and concert he went to in the 90s and early 00s.
Aaron Kreuter is the author of the poetry collection Arguments for Lawn Chairs (Guernica Editions, 2016) and the short story collection You and Me, Belonging (Tightrope Books, 2018), which won the Miramichi Reader's 2019 'The Very Best!' Short Fiction Award and was shortlisted for a Vine Award for Canadian Jewish Literature. His second collection of poetry, Shifting Baseline Syndrome, is forthcoming from Insomniac Press in fall 2020. Aaron is an assistant fiction editor at Pithead Chapel. He lives in Toronto, Canada, where he is currently writing a novel that takes place at Jewish sleepover camp. Follow him on Twitter @aaronkreuter.
Abbie Barker earned a degree in fiction from the Mountainview MFA and an MA in Literature from Fordham University. She teaches college English courses and lives with her husband and two kids in New Hampshire. Almost every morning, she wakes up early and writes.
Abigail Stewart is a fiction writer from Berkeley, California. Her work is published in or forthcoming from Corvid Queen, Taco Bell Quarterly, Maudlin House, Back Patio Press, Mookychick, and elsewhere. She is a contributing writer for Pussy Magic. Her website is here: www.helloabigailstewart.com.
Adam Lock writes in the Black Country in the UK. He recently won the TSS Summer Quarterly Flash Competition 2018 and the STORGY Flash Fiction Competition 2018. His stories have been published online and in print, links to which can be found on adamlock.net. You can also connect with him on Twitter @dazedcharacter.
Adrian Belmes is a Jewish Ukrainian writer and book artist residing currently in San Diego. He is a senior editor for Fiction International, editor in chief of Badlung Press, and vice president of State Zine Collective. He has been previously published in SOFT CARTEL, Philosophical Idiot, and elsewhere. You can find him at adrianbelmes.com or @adrian_belmes.
Adrienne Marie Barrios is a writer and an editor. She writes about mental health and relationships, the interplay between the two and the external world. She edits novel manuscripts and short stories, both independently and for Magnolia Press, and is currently writing her second novel. She is a frequent writer in residence at L’ATELIER Writers. You can find her online here.
Aimée Keeble has her Master of Letters in Creative Writing from the University of Glasgow and is represented by Ayla Zuraw-Friedland at the David Black Agency. Aimée lives in North Carolina with her dog Cowboy and is working on her first novel. She is the grand-niece of Beat writer and poet Alexander Trocchi.
Aisha Hassan is a Malaysian writer and journalist. She previously worked for Quartz in New York and Harper's Bazaar in Malaysia. Aisha currently works at a foundation that supports underprivileged children. You can follow her on Twitter @aishabhassan.
Aishwarya Mishra is a short story writer and dancer from Jharkhand, India. She deliciously confuses the two forms of moving and being, and wants her bones to forget the difference. Her work has received an honorable mention in New Millennium Writings.
Alana Mohamed is a writer and librarian from Queens, NY. Her writing has most recently appeared in Full Stop Mag, Grody Mag, and Tiny Nightmares: Very Short Tales of Horror. She is currently at work on a collection of short stories about making it in a ghost city and a collection of essays about being late to the party. Find her agitated and online: @alanamhmd.
Alecz Yeager is a 22-year-old writer from South Carolina, currently finishing a BA of English at Winthrop University. She has previously had a prose piece published by Soft Cartel. Across the board, using dialogue to showcase a character’s personality is one of her favorite aspects of writing prose, but her passion for writing stems from her belief that stories are what guide every new generation. Stories are what carry on the memories of the past.
Alex Behr's debut story collection, Planet Grim, was published by 7.13 Books in 2017. Her work has appeared in Tin House, Salon, Cosmonauts Ave., The Rumpus, and elsewhere. She teaches creative writing residencies at Portland, OR, high schools through Writers in the Schools. Her website: http://alexbehr.com.
Alex Evans lives in Cincinnati, Ohio and has done for a while now. He writes stories, makes coffee, sings songs, drinks wine, and doesn’t sleep nearly enough. He loves wrinkly dogs and hates the smell of airplanes. His little fictions have been featured in the Jet Fuel Review, Five on the Fifth, and Ohio’s Emerging Writers: an Anthology of Fiction. He tweets here and lives here.
Alex Juarez is a Chicanx lesbian writer, editor, and pop culture enthusiast from Los Angeles. A recent graduate of the BFA Writing Program at Pratt Institute, you can find her and pictures of her cats–Oscar and Dorian–on Twitter @alexbethjuarez.
Alexander Perez lives in Upstate New York. His work has appeared in Flash Fiction Magazine, Defenestration, SOFT CARTEL, mac(ro)mic, Anti-Heroin Review and elsewhere.
Alexandra M. Matthews is a teacher and writer living in the Hudson Valley. Her work has appeared in Jellyfish Review.
Alexondria Jolene is a Colorado-based fiction writer and teacher. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Professional Creative Writing from the University of Denver. She teaches college composition and is currently working on a collection of flash fiction. She has work forthcoming in The Sunlight Press and Nightingale and Sparrow.
Aliceanna Stopher's short fiction and essays can be found, or are forthcoming, in Split Lip Magazine, Gulf Coast, Hobart, The Best Small Fictions 2019, and elsewhere. She earned her MFA from Colorado State University, where she was a Gill Rhonda Fellow. She lives offline in Colorado with her family, and on Twitter @_itwillbeloud.
Alicia Bones is a Seattle-based writer and college English instructor. Her work has been published in Paper Darts, Pidgeonholes, Necessary Fiction, Jellyfish Review, and elsewhere.
Alienor Bombarde is passionate about literature, people and language. After graduating First Class from the University of Manchester, she is in the midst of a Creative Writing MA, and works part-time with charities across Liverpool. She loves running, fresh-water swimming, and her dog Tips.
Alistair McCartney is the author of two cross-genre novels The Disintegrations (2017) and The End of The World Book (2008), both published with University of Wisconsin Press. The Disintegrations is the winner of the Publishing Triangle’s Ferro-Grumley award for LGBTQ Fiction. TEOTWB was a finalist for the PEN USA Fiction Award and the Publishing Triangle’s Edmund White debut fiction award. Other work has appeared in journals such as 3:AM, Fence, SCAB, Animal Shelter, Blood-Tree Literature, 1913, Gertrude, and Bloom. Originally from Australia, he live in Los Angeles, where he teaches fiction in Antioch University’s MFA program, and directs their undergraduate creative writing concentration.
Alle C. Hall’s work appears in Dale Peck’s Evergreen, Tupelo Quarterly, and Creative Nonfiction Magazine. She is a Best of the Net nominee, the Senior Nonfiction Editor at JMWW Journal, and an Associate Editor for Vestal Review. Her novel is available for representation. Find her here, here, and on twitter @allechall1.
Allie Marini is a cross-genre Southern writer. In addition to her work on the page, Allie was a 2017 Oakland Poetry Slam team member & writes poetry, fiction, essays, performing in the Bay Area, where as a Floridian, she is always cold. Find her online here or @kiddeternity.
Allie Zenwirth asks, if you have the means, please consider donating to Footstepsorg.org, an organization making escaping the Chasidic community a survivable possibility. Oh, and if you're an agent reading this: Allie is working on a memoir - wink. Find her here.
Alyssa Jordan is a writer living in the United States. She pens literary horoscopes for F(r)iction Series. Her stories can be found or are forthcoming in The Sunlight Press, X–R-A-Y Literary Magazine, Reflex Fiction, Ghost Parachute, and more. When she's not writing, she's hanging out with her partner or watching too many movies. You can find her on Twitter @ajordan901 and Instagram @ajordanwriter.
Amanda Baldeneaux is a writer living in Denver, Colorado. She attended the University of Arkansas and is a member of the Lighthouse Writers Workshop, a contributing editor at FictionUnbound.com, and a Tin House workshop alumna. She was the recipient of The Missouri Review Jeffrey E. Smith Editors’ Prize in fiction in 2018. She tweets at @AmandaBold.
Amanda Claire Buckley is a writer who was once a waitress who was once a philosophy student who was once part of a traveling sketch comedy troupe. Her work has been featured on the web, in print, and at festivals nationally. She is currently an MFA candidate at Sarah Lawrence College and is a contributing editor at Pigeon Pages. Her site is maintained here.
Amie Norman Walker is a writer from Detroit, Michigan. Poetry and prose forthcoming. This is her first recent publication.
Amina Frances grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio, reading many of her early stories to her extremely patient siblings and dogs. She later graduated from Amherst College and worked as an advertising strategist in Chicago for several years, before moving across the pond. She now lives in Switzerland with her husband, Matthew. Her work is forthcoming in PANK Magazine.
Amy Barnes has words at a variety of sites including McSweeney’s, Parabola, The New Southern Fugitives, FlashBack Fiction, Burning House Press, Marias at Sampaguitas, Flash Fiction Magazine, Elephants Never, Detritus, Lucent Dreaming and Lunate Fiction. She’s a reader for CRAFT and Narratively and Associate CNF Editor for Barren Magazine.
Amy Kiger-Williams holds an MFA in Fiction from Rutgers-Newark and a bachelor’s degree from New York University. She has also attended the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. Her work has been published in the Yale Review Online, Queen Mob’s Tea House, Juked, and Vestal Review. She is at work on a novel and a short story collection. You can read more of her work at amykigerwilliams.com and follow her on Twitter at @amykw.
Amy L. Freeman has bylines and upcoming work in The Washington Post, Parents.com, HuffPost, Santa Fe Writer’s Project, Furious Gravity anthology, Gargoyle Magazine, and, and, and. Tweets at @FreemanAmyL, slightly dusty website AmyLFreeman.com.
Anastasia Jill (Anna Keeler) is a queer poet and fiction writer living in the southern United States. She is a current editor for the Smaeralit Anthology. Her work has been published or is upcoming with Poets.org, Lunch Ticket, FIVE:2:ONE, Ambit Magazine, apt, Into the Void Magazine, 2River, and more. You can find her here.
Andrea Rinard is a veteran high school English teacher whose midlife luxury is writing. She has work in some of her favorite literary magazines, including The Jellyfish Review, Spelk, and Crack the Spine, and her YA manuscript recently won the Key West Literary Seminar's 2020 Marianne Russo Award for a novel-in-progress. A native Floridian who wears shoes against her will, Rinard lives in Tampa with her three kids and her 1988 Prom date. You can find her online at www.writerinard.com and on Twitter @aprinard.
Andrew C. Miller retired from a career that included university teaching and research in aquatic systems. Now he has time to pursue his long-held interest in creative writing. Recent work has appeared in: Typehouse Literary Magazine, Front Porch Review, Blue Lake Review, The Meadow, and The Magnolia Review. His website is here.
Andrew Ciaccio got his start in the word business delivering Warren Buffett’s newspaper. Now he makes a living as a freelance writer working on commercials. He also writes poetry, prose and text messages. His work has been published in Liquid Imagination and YogaPoetica.
Andrew Miller is an MFA candidate at Miami University and author of the memoir If Only the Names Were Changed (CCM 2016). He’s done with Facebook but still dumping photos to Instagram and documenting the antics of Columbus Skateboarding & Geriatrics on YouTube. See more at Andrew-Miller.com.
Andy Spain is a video editor and motion graphics designer living in the utopian city of Durham, NC, with his wife and four children. Or is it five? His humor writing has appeared in McSweeney's Internet Tendency, Slackjaw, Weekly Humorist, and other humor sites. Find him adding nothing to the cultural zeitgeist on Twitter @citizenspain.
Angela Miyuki Mackintosh is a writer and illustrator living in Los Angeles with her husband and tuxedo cat. A 2019 Pushcart Prize and Best of Net nominee, her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Vice, Maxim, Red Fez, Awakenings, The Nervous Breakdown, iō Literary Journal, Eastern Iowa Review, Writer’s Digest, and elsewhere. She’s working on a memoir about grief, LSD, and domestic violence, titled HIT. As founding editor of WOW! Women On Writing, she loves supporting writers.
Angelo Maneage is a famous grocery clerk and recipient of the 2017 Academy of American Poets’ Alberta Turner Poetry Prize. He has work in Hobart, Sprung Formal, LEVELER, and around other places. He is co-founder of Long Long Journal and a poetry editor for BARNHOUSE. He lives in Northeast Ohio.
Angie McCullagh is a Seattle writer and Pushcart Prize nominee published in a handful of literary journals including Colorado Review, The Florida Review, Barren Magazine, and others. She loves sparkling sentences, skittish mutts, and black coffee in bed. She’s currently spit-polishing her novel, WE ARE BROKEN about a young woman trying to make it in grunge-era Seattle.
Anita Goveas is British-Asian, based in London, and fueled by strong coffee and paneer jalfrezi. She was first published in the 2016 London Short Story Prize anthology, most recently in Spelk, Lost Balloon and Terse. She’s on the editorial team at Flashback Fiction, a reader for Bare Fiction and tweets erratically @coffeeandpaneer.
Anith Mukherjee is a writer and artist living in Sydney, Australia. His writing has most recently been published in Micro/Macro, Philosophical Idiot, and Really Serious Literature. His paintings have been exhibited in the George Paton Gallery in Melbourne. He’s very anxious and recently deleted his social media presence.
Ankita Banerjee is a short story writer and poet based in Pune, India. Her works have appeared or will appear in The Bangalore Review, Coldnoon – International journal of travel writing & travelling cultures, Eunoia Review, Matter Press, Women’s Web, Kitaab and others. Her first short fiction series is published by Juggernaut Books in 2019. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ann Kathryn Kelly lives and writes in New Hampshire’s Seacoast region. She’s an editor with Barren Magazine, works in the technology sector, and leads writing workshops for a nonprofit that offers therapeutic arts programming to people living with brain injury. Her essays have appeared in a number of literary journals. https://annkkelly.com
Anna O'Brien is a writer and veterinarian in central Maryland. She writes about horses, livestock, and dogs for Horse Illustrated, Hobby Farms, and Just Labs and on the literary side she’s the managing blog editor for Luna Station Quarterly. She is a Pushcart Prize nominee and her short fiction has appeared in numerous journals, most recently Barren Magazine, Bad Pony, and upcoming in The Society for MIsfit Stories. You can find her on Twitter @annaobriendvm.
Anna Vangala Jones is an Assistant Fiction Editor at Lunch Ticket and an Editorial Assistant on the fiction team at Split Lip Magazine. Her stories have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and the Best of the Net Anthology, and selected for inclusion in Longform Fiction’s Best of 2018 list. Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Catapult, Berkeley Fiction Review, Little Fiction, Necessary Fiction, and Hobart, among others. Find her online at annavangalajones.wordpress.com and on Twitter @anniejo_17.
Anne Gresham is a writer and librarian living in Northwest Arkansas with her husband, daughter, and various small carnivores. Her short fiction has appeared in Unnerving, Flame Tree Publishing, Dark Moon Digest, and elsewhere. Find her on Twitter at @agresham or at annegresham.com.
Anthony Dragonetti writes fiction and criticism. His work has appeared in Expat Press, Soft Cartel, Philosophical Idiot, and elsewhere. He writes book reviews at Neutral Spaces. Follow him on Twitter @dragoneddied.
Anthony Varallo is the author of a novel, The Lines (University of Iowa Press), as well as four short story collections. New work is out or forthcoming in The New Yorker “Daily Shouts,” One Story, STORY, Chicago Quarterly Review, DIAGRAM, The Best Small Fictions 2020, and elsewhere. Currently he is a professor of English at the College of Charleston in Charleston, SC, where he is the fiction editor of Crazyhorse. Find him online at @TheLines1979.
Ariel Kusby is a writer based in Portland, Oregon. Her poems, stories, and reviews have appeared in Entropy, Bone Bouquet, SUSAN / The Journal, Bodega Magazine, and Pom Pom Lit Mag, amongst others. She works as a bookseller in the children’s room at Powell’s City of Books, and is the managing editor for Deep Overstock: the Booksellers’ Journal. Her first children’s book is forthcoming from Chronicle Books. Find her at www.arielkusby.com.
Arielle Burgdorf is a writer from Washington D.C. and current MFA candidate at Chatham University. Her work has been published by Lambda Literary, Crab Fat Magazine, many gendered mothers, and Maximum Rocknroll, among others. She is also the founder of Another Planet Press.
Ashley Jeffalone Ashley Jeffalone is a writer in Austin, Texas. Her stories have appeared or are forthcoming in Wordrunner eChapbooks, Third Point Press, and Ellipsis Zine. She currently works in interactive narrative, contributing her words to a video game. Say hi to her on Twitter at @amaejef.
Ashley Naftule is writer from Phoenix, AZ. He’s been published in Pitchfork, Vice, Bandcamp, The Hard Times, and Ghost City Press. He’s written and produced two full-length plays, Ear and The First Annual Bookburners Convention, at Space55 theatre in downtown Phoenix.
Audra Kerr Brown lives betwixt the corn and soybean fields of southeast Iowa. Her fiction has appeared in Fjords Review, People Holding, F(r)iction, Fiction Southeast, Outlook Springs, Cheap Pop, and elsewhere. Brown has been listed on Wigleaf’s Top 50 (Very) Short Fictions and nominated for Vestal Review’s annual VERA award. Her story “The Way of the Woods” was selected by Aimee Bender as a winner for Best Small Fictions 2018. She is currently a Senior Fiction Editor at New Flash Fiction Review.
Austin Farber is a writer and photographer from Rose Hill, Kansas, currently residing in Rogers, Arkansas. He is a Wichita State University alumnus where he studied English literature and writing. His writing and photography encompass different perspectives of people, time, and space.
Austin Putty is a writer from Louisville, Kentucky. He has heard every variation on the nickname "Silly Putty" and is often sleep deprived. Currently, he is the editor of mojo and Mikrokosmos, and is a third-year MFA candidate at Wichita State University.
Bailey Bujnosek is a writer from Southern California. Her past bylines include NYLON, Teen Vogue, The Adroit Journal, Heavy Feather Review, Girls' Life, and elsewhere. Her fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Lunch Ticket and VIDA Review.
Barrett Bowlin's stories and essays appear in places like Ninth Letter, Hobart, Michigan Quarterly Review, The Rumpus, Salt Hill, and Bayou. Photos and links to his work online can be found at barrettbowlin.com.
Becca Yenser is the author of the chapbook Too High and Too Blue In New Mexico (Dancing Girl Press, 2018) and The Grief Lottery (ELJ Editions, December 2021). Their writing appears in Hobart, Heavy Feather Review, Madcap Review, and elsewhere. Find them on Twitter @beccayenser.
Ben Robinson is an artist and writer based in Dundee, Scotland. He was features editor at the Yuck 'n Yum art zine and is on Twitter @benjackrobinson.
Ben Segal is the author Pool Party Trap Loop (Queen's Ferry Press), co-author of The Wes Letters (Outpost 19), and co-editor of The Official Catalog of the Library of Potential Literature (Lit Pub Books). His short fiction has been published by or is forthcoming from The Georgia Review, Tin House, The Collagist, Tarpaulin Sky, and Puerto del Sol, among others. He currently lives in Los Angeles.
Benjamin DeVos is the author of The Bar Is Low (Dostoyevsky Wannabe, 2018), Lord of the Game (Apocalypse Party, 2017), and Madness Has a Moment and Then Vanishes Before Returning Again (Dostoyevsky Wannabe, 2016). He lives in Philadelphia.
Benjamin Kessler's work has appeared, or is forthcoming in, Hobart, DIAGRAM, Entropy, The Oakland Review, Jet Fuel Review, Epigraph, Superstition Review, The Masters Review, The Gravity of the Thing, What are Birds?, and Portland Review. He lives and writes in Portland, Oregon.
Benjamin Niespodziany is a night librarian at UChicago and has no idea how to ride a pogo stick. He spends his days running the multimedia art blog and music label [neonpajamas]. He recently released a chapbook of lofi poems known as Ants on Stilts and has had his work published in formercactus, Occulum, Ghost City Press, tenderness, yea, and a small handful of others. Find him: @neonpajamas or soundcloud.
Beth Gilstrap is the winner of the 2019 Red Hen Press Women’s Prose Prize for her second full-length collection Deadheading & Other Stories (forthcoming 2021). She is also the author of I Am Barbarella: Stories (2015) from Twelve Winters Press and No Man’s Wild Laura (2016) from Hyacinth Girl Press. She serves as Fiction Editor at Little Fiction | Big Truths and a reader at Creative Nonfiction.
Bill Merklee loves short stories, short films, and very short songs. His work has appeared in Anti-Heroin Chic, Ghost Parachute, Gravel, Columbia Journal, New Jersey Monthly, and the HIV Here & Now project. He lives in northern New Jersey. Occasional outbursts on Twitter @bmerklee.
Blake L. Bell is finishing up her MFA at Mississippi University for Women and teaches at a magnet high school in South Louisiana. These days, she can usually be found at home, teaching and writing. To read more from her, visit blakelbell.com or follow her @blakelbell.
Bob Raymonda is the Founding Editor of Breadcrumbs Magazine. He graduated from SUNY Purchase with a focus in creative nonfiction and will be pursuing his MFA in speculative fiction at Sarah Lawrence College in the fall. Some of his other work can be found in Luna Luna Magazine, Peach Mag, and OCCULUM. Read more here or find him at bobbysnacks (Instagram) or @bobby_snacks.
Bob Schofield is the author and illustrator of The Burning Person, The Inevitable June, and Moon Facts. He currently lives in Rotterdam, working in game development. He likes what words and pictures do. In his next life he hopes to come back as a whale or beautiful tree.
Bojana Stojcic teaches, bitches, writes in English, swears in Serbian, quarrels in German and tries to breathe in between. Her work is published or forthcoming in Down in the Dirt, Visual Verse, Mojave Heart Review, Dodging the Rain, The Stray Branch, Tuck Magazine and others. She blogs regularly at Bojana’s coffee and confessions to go here.
Brad Baumgartner is a writer, theorist, and Assistant Teaching Professor of English at Penn State. His creative work has recently appeared in The Operating System, Zeno Magazine, Queen Mob’s Teahouse, Vestiges, and others.
Brad Casey is the author of The Handsome Man (Book*hug 2020) and The Idiot On Fire (Metatron 2016). He is also an assistant editor at Metatron. His poems have been published by Hobart, Peach Mag, The Puritan and more. He currently lives in Montreal.
Bram Riddlebarger is author of a poetry chapbook, Chez Filthy (JKPublishing), and two novels, Earplugs (Livingston Press) and Golden Rod (Cabal Books). He lives in Athens, Ohio.
Braxton Younts has recently been featured in Connotation Press, The Gambler Magazine, Funhouse Magazine, and BottleCap Press. In 2016, Braxton earned an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from The New School.
Brendan Gillen's fiction has appeared in Longleaf Review, South Carolina Review, Molotov Cocktail, Corvus Review and elsewhere. Originally from Charlottesville, VA, Brendan lives in Brooklyn, NY and recently earned his MFA from the City College of New York.
Brett Stuckel's fiction has appeared in Electric Literature, Necessary Fiction, Split Lip Magazine, and elsewhere. He authored the novel Bloodmud (2019) under the pen name Vinnie Hoose. He lives in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and is online at @1kMarquis and www.brettstuckel.com.
Brian Alan Ellis is the author of three novellas, three short-story collections, a book of humorous non-fiction, and Something to Do with Self-Hate, a novel. His writing has appeared at Juked, Hobart, Monkeybicycle, Electric Literature, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Funhouse, The Collapsar, Talking Book, and Queen Mob’s Tea House, among other places. He lives in Florida.
Brian Brunson is a writer living in Phoenix, Arizona. He studied history and philosophy at the University of Oregon. His short stories have been published in The Doctor T. J. Eckleburg Review, Otis Nebula, Belletrist, Fleas on the Dog, and X-R-A-Y Literary Magazine among others.
Brian Morse is the author of Migration (Pski’s Porch, 2016). His work has appeared in Akashic Books, Visitant, Close to the Bone and elsewhere. You can find him online here brian-morse.com or @vertigothrush
Brianne M. Kohl's writing has appeared in Catapult, The Masters Review and Jellyfish Review. She was awarded the 2018 Wigleaf Mythic Picnic Prize for Fiction and was listed as a notable author in the 2018 Best American Sports Writing Anthology. Please visit her at www.briannekohl.com or say hi @BrianneKhol.
Brittany Weeks is a researcher currently residing in Los Angeles, California. Her work has been published before in Lunamopolis and in Everyday Genius. You can find her on Twitter as @britweeksy, and on Instagram as @britweeksy.
Brooke Kolcow is a queer writer living in Buffalo, NY. Their work has recently appeared in Versification, Stone of Madness Press, and Rejection Letters. Mx. Kolcow currently volunteers as the Snack Mechanic for Taco Bell Quarterly. @bkolcow
Bryce Jones is a former child comedian. His writing has appeared in Burning House Press, The Fanzine, and Slant Magazine.
C. M. Lindley is a UC Berkeley alum, working as a creative director in Southern California. Her work has appeared in SAND Journal. Sometimes, she posts about the books she’s reading on Instagram @c.m.lindley.
Caleb Echterling’s short story ‘Haikuzilla’ won first prize in the 2016 Bartleby Snopes Dialogue Contest. He tweets funny fiction using the highly original handle @CalebEchterling. You can find more of his work at www.calebechterling.com.
Caleb Lyons is an artist living in Los Angeles. His work has appeared in NOON and he has exhibited at The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.
Candace Hartsuyker is a third-year fiction student at McNeese State University and reads for PANK. She has been published in BULL: Men’s Fiction, Foliate Oak, Citron Review and elsewhere. You can follow her on Twitter @C_Hartsuyker.
Carey Cecelia Shook holds a BFA in creative writing from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. She writes to destigmatize mental illnesses. She currently lives in Wilmington, NC, and is a founding editor of semicolon lit. Her writing can also be found in Capulet Mag. This is her second publication.
Caroline Galdi is exactly like you in every way possible. She’s working towards her BA in English at UNC-Greensboro, where she edits literature for The Coraddi. She’s @cyclostome on Twitter, and she reads all of your tweets.
Caroljean Gavin’s work has appeared or is forthcoming from places such as Barrelhouse, Bending Genres, The Conium Review, and Pithead Chapel. Currently she is working on a novel, a story collection, and putting together/editing an anthology of short fiction based on the jokes of Mitch Hedberg. Find her on Twitter @caroljeangavin.
Cavin Bryce Gonzalez founded Back Patio Press. He is twenty-three years old and lives in Florida with his hound dog. You can buy his debut book, “I Could Be Your Neighbor, Isn’t That Horrifying?” here.
Chad Miller is a queer artist living in Austin, Texas, writing a novel about a forgotten kiss and a second chance. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in No Tokens, Cosmonauts Avenue, Columbia, Jellyfish Review, Gone Lawn, Wigleaf, Elimae, Electric Literature, Flavorwire, and more. You can visit him at www.chadrobertmiller.com.
Chad Redden lives in Bloomington, Indiana.
Chance Dibben is a writer and photographer living in Lawrence, KS. His writing has appeared in Split Lip, Reality Beach, Yes Poetry, Atlas and Alice, matchbook, Hobart, as well as others.
Charles Duffie is a writer working in the Los Angeles area. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Los Angeles Review of Books, Anastamos, Bacopa Literary Review, Prime Number Magazine, Exposition Review, Opossum, Meat for Tea, Heavy Feather Review, FlashBack Fiction, and American Fiction by New Rivers Press.
Chella Courington is a writer and teacher whose poetry and fiction appear in numerous anthologies and journals including SmokeLong Quarterly, Gingerbread House, and Potato Soup Journal. Her novella-in-flash, Adele and Tom: The Portrait of a Marriage (Breaking Rules Publishing), was featured at Vancouver Flash Fiction in August. Courington lives in California.
Chelsea Harris has appeared in The Conium Review, Smokelong Quarterly, Grimoire, Portland Review, and Literary Orphans, among others. She received her MFA from Columbia College Chicago and currently lives in Washington state. You can find more of her work here.
Chelsea Plunkett is a writer and college composition instructor. She has an MFA from Georgia College & State University, and her work has appeared in the Santa Clara Review.
Chelsea Voulgares lives just outside Chicago, where she is the Editor in Chief of Lost Balloon. Her fiction has been published in journals such as Passages North, Cheap Pop, and Jellyfish Review. You can find her online at chelseavoulgares.com, or follow her @chelsvoulgares.
Chloe Lauter is a writer living in Los Angeles. Her favorite color is purple. She believes in magic.
Chloe N. Clark holds an MFA in Creative Writing & Environment. She teaches multimodal composition, communication, and creative writing. Her poetry and fiction has appeared such places as Apex, Bombay Gin, Drunken Boat, Gamut, Hobart, Uncanny, and more. She writes columns for Nerds of a Feather, and can be found on Twitter @PintsNCupcakes. Her chapbook The Science of Unvanishing Objects was published by Finishing Line Press and her debut full length poetry collection, Your Strange Fortune, was published by Vegetarian Alcoholic Press. She has a poetry chapbook, Under My Tongue, forthcoming from Louisiana Literature Press. She is also founding co-editor-in-chief of Cotton Xenomorph.
Chris Campanioni is a first-generation American, the son of immigrants from Cuba and Poland, and the author of the Internet is for real (C&R Press) and Drift (King Shot Press). His “Billboards” poem was awarded an Academy of American Poets College Prize in 2013, his novel Going Down was selected as Best First Book at the 2014 International Latino Book Awards, and his hybrid piece This body’s long (& I’m still loading) was adapted as an official selection of the Canadian International Film Festival in 2017. He edits PANK, At Large Magazine, and Tupelo Quarterly, and teaches Latino literature and creative writing at Pace University and Baruch College.
Chris Gugino is a writer/musician/occasional visual artist. He lives in the mountains of the southwestern US, where he earns his living as a cook. Turn ons: cannabis, butts, the complete works of Dennis Cooper, food, whisky. Turn offs: mean people, sunny days.
Chris Vanjonack is an M.F.A. candidate at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a reader at Ninth Letter, and a former language arts teacher from Fort Collins, Colorado. His fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in One Story, Hobart, The Rumpus, CRAFT Literary, Quarterly West, Carve Magazine, and elsewhere. Read more stories at chrisvanjonack.com, and follow him on Twitter @chrisvanjonack.
Chris Wilkensen is a writer currently living in the Chicago area. He has been published in various online literary journals, some of which are no longer around. He is planning on the publication of his first novel, “Chats with a Charlatan,” in late 2019 to early 2020. His website is chriswilkensen.com.
Christian Fennell's debut book, Torrents of Our Time, a collection of 22 stories, is being released by Firenze Books, October 1, 2020.
Christina Antonovskaya's prose works have been featured online, on personal blogs, Metatron’s OMEGA, and Lemon Star Magazine (forthcoming), among others. From just north of Toronto, she has completed BA in Psychology. Contact @_christinaanton.
Christopher DeWan is a writer living in Los Angeles, equidistant from the Malibu fire and the Ridgecrest earthquake. He vacations on or near volcanoes, has an abiding fear of deep water, and keeps a go-bag full of chocolate. Follow him and his writing at here.
Christopher Gonzalez is a fiction editor at Barrelhouse. His short stories appear or are forthcoming in Cosmonauts Avenue, Third Point Press, jmww, Split Lip Magazine, and others. A former Clevelander, he now lives in New York and works in books publishing. You can find more of his writing online at www.chris-gonzalez.com, or by following him on Twitter: @livesinpages.
Christopher Linforth has recently published fiction in Fiction International, Notre Dame Review, Day One, and Descant, among other magazines. He has been awarded fellowships and scholarships to the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, Vermont Studio Center, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts.
Christopher X. Ryan lives in Helsinki, Finland, where he works as a writer, editor, and ghostwriter. Born on the island of Martha’s Vineyard, he has an MFA from the Jack Kerouac School in Boulder, Colorado. His work has been published in a wide variety of journals and magazines. He is represented by the Trentin Agency for his novel BOGORE. Chris can be found at TheWordPunk.com.
Claire Hopple is the author of TIRED PEOPLE SEEING AMERICA (Dostoevsky Wannabe, 2019) and TOO MUCH OF THE WRONG THING (Truth Serum Press, 2017). Her fiction has appeared in Hobart, Heavy Feather Review, Bluestem, Timber, and others. More at clairehopple.com.
Clare Nazarena Tascio is a writer living in Queens, NY. She attended Hunter College, and is currently working on a novel. Her short story “All the Waste You Didn’t” appeared in the journal 580split. When she is not working on fiction she is writing song lyrics, you can listen to her bedroom recordings here.
Clare Schneider graduated from Mills College In Oakland, California in May 2018. She majored in English Literature and minored in Creative Writing. She currently lives in Washington D.C. where she is a communications intern for NPR.
Clio Velentza is from Athens, Greece. She is a winner of “Best Small Fictions 2016”, a Pushcart nominee, and has been long-listed for Wigleaf’s Top 50 2018. Her work has appeared in several literary journals along with some anthologies in both English and Greek, and she’s currently working on a novel. Find her at @clio_v.
Cody Pease is a senior B.F.A. Creative Writing student at Truman State University, where they serve as a news writer for the university's radio station. Their work is forthcoming in Brilliant Flash Fiction. They can be found on Twitter @codypease777.
Colin Lubner writes (in English) and teaches (math) in southern New Jersey. His work has either appeared or will appear, temporally speaking. Recent pieces can be found through his Twitter: @no1canimagine0. He is keeping on keeping on.
Colleen Rothman's work has appeared in or is forthcoming from The Atlantic, Jellyfish Review, Okay Donkey, and Mutha Magazine, among others. After more than a decade living in the Midwest, she is proud to once again call New Orleans home. Find her on Twitter @colleenrothman or at colleenrothman.com.
Connor Goodwin is a writer and critic biking around Brooklyn. His writing has appeared or is forthcoming in The Washington Post, BOMB Magazine, The Los Angeles Review of Books, Blouin Artinfo, and elsewhere. He is working on his first novel. Follow @condorgoodwing.
Connor Thompson is a writer, actor, and comedian from Toronto. He has one published story with TL;DR Press, but he has had success lately in a contest or two. He’s an alumnus of the Second City Theatre, and when travel was allowed, he taught and performed sketch and improv comedy around the world. You can find here @cpethompson.
Conor McNamara, a Seattle native, earned a BA in English from the University of Montana and an MFA from the Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles. His fiction and poetry have been featured in agape, Gambling the Aisle, Riprap Journal, The American Journal of Poetry, The Saturday Evening Post, and Valley Voices. In 2017, he started a reading series in Pensacola, FL called Words Matter. He currently travels for work on a land survey crew.
Corey Farrenkopf is a Cape Cod based writer and librarian. His work has been published in Catapult, Redivider, Hobart, Monkeybicycle, and elsewhere. To learn more check out his website at CoreyFarrenkopf.com or follow him on Twitter @CoreyFarrenkopf.
Corey Miller lives with his wife in a tiny house they built near Cleveland. He is an award-winning Brewmaster who enjoys a good lager. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Barren, Crab Fat, Writers Resist, Hobart, Gravel, and Cease Cows. When not working or writing, Corey likes to take the dogs for adventures. Twitter: @IronBrewer.
Cory Bennet is 32 and lives in northern california. his work has appeared in entropy mag, witch craft magazine, dostoyevsky wannabe, and shabby doll house. Cory is currently enrolled in the mfa program at sierra nevada university. He is on twitter @melancory666.
Craig Rodgers has an extensive collection of literary rejections folded into the shape of cranes and spends most of his time writing in North Texas. His newest release is novella The Ghost of Mile 43.
Crow Jonah Norlander lives in Maine with his wife, child, and two retired racing greyhounds. He has recent work in Hobart and Instant, and tweets @crowjonah.
Cyndie Randall's words have appeared or are forthcoming in Crab Creek Review, Love’s Executive Order, Whale Road Review, Boston Accent Lit, The Manifest-Station, Yes Poetry, and elsewhere. She works as a therapist and plays among the Great Lakes. Connect with her on Twitter @CyndieRandall or at cyndierandall.com.
Daisuke Shen (he/they) is originally from Greenville, South Carolina and Kitahiroshima, Japan. Their work has previously been published in The Asian American Literary Review, Maudlin House, The Nervous Breakdown, Autostraddle, Joyland Magazine, and more. They are currently working on a short story collection. You can visit their website at www.daisukeshen.com or follow them on Twitter @dai__joubu.
Dalton Monk is from West Virginia. His work has appeared in Hobart, New York Tyrant, and The Bitter Oleander, among other places.
Dan Brotzel's first collection of short stories, Hotel du Jack, is published by Sandstone. He is also co-author of a comic novel, Kitten on a Fatberg, now available to pre-order at Unbound. He has Pushcart and BIFFY50 nominations. He won the 2019 Riptide Journal short story competition, was runner-up in the 2019 Leicester Writes contest, and was highly commended in the Manchester Writing School competition 2018. He has words in places like Pithead Chapel, Ellipsis, Tiny Molecules, Storgy, Reflex Fiction, Cabinet of Heed, Bending Genres and Spelk.
Dan Crawley is the author of the novella Straight Down the Road (Ad Hoc Fiction, 2019). His writing appears or is forthcoming in a number of journals, including New World Writing, New Flash Fiction Review, Jellyfish Review, and Atticus Review. His work has been nominated for Best Small Fictions, Best of the Net, and the Pushcart Prize. Along with teaching creative writing workshops and literature courses, he is a fiction reader for Little Patuxent Review. Find him at https://twitter.com/danbillyc.
Dan Shiffman is a secondary English teacher at the International School of Hamburg. He previously taught in Uzbekistan, Japan and the US. His creative work has appeared in The Chariton Review, Hobart, Literary Orphans, and Abstract Magazine. Dan also recently published College Bound: The Pursuit of Education in American-Jewish Literature (SUNY Press).
Daniel Fraser is a writer from Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire. His poetry and prose have featured in: LA Review of Books, Aeon, Acumen, The London Magazine, Anthropocene Poetry, and X-R-A-Y, among others. His poems and short fiction have both won prizes in The London Magazine annual competitions. His debut poetry pamphlet will be published by ignitionpress in Autumn 2020. Twitter @oubliette_mag. Web http://danieljamesfraserwordpress.com/
Danielle Chelosky is a New York-based writer who explores music and culture for MTV News and The FADER, while diving into sex and relationships for Rejection Letters and Flypaper Lit. She's an editorial assistant at Hobart Pulp.
Danny Cherry Jr. is a native of New Orleans and a graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University’s MBA program. When he's not being a mindless corporate drone at his day job, he enjoys studying the art and craft of writing fiction. He is unpublished, but expects to have his first novel released by the end of 2020. You can see some of his past short stories and blog posts on Medium.email@example.com, and follow him on twitter @BigEasyPress (Website of the same name coming soon).
Danny Swain has been published three times under the name “Albie” in Kevin L Donihe’s BARE BONE anthologies. He received an Honourable Mention in The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror 2006. He lives in Hull, England and was once a member of the New Absurdists. He can be found on Twitter as @dannyswain3.
Darina Sikmashvili was born in Lubny, Ukraine and raised in Brooklyn, New York. As of fall 2020, Darina is pursuing her MFA in fiction at the University of Michigan. She's writing a novella about insomnia. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Find her on Instagram @dvs_primary.
Darren DeFrain is the author of the novel The Salt Palace (New Issues & Dzanc Books) and the story collection Inside & Out (MSR & Dzanc Books). Along with Fran Connor, he is currently at work on a book about the postpunk history of Kansas. He directs the Writing Program at Wichita State University. Hackers are encouraged to friend him on Facebook.
Darren Nuzzo and Toddy Smith are the authors of I’ll Give You a Dollar If You Consider This Art, a collection of stories, essays, and comics. They have work anthologized, featured in, or forthcoming with Wigleaf, Gone Lawn, Crack the Spine, and Okay Donkey.
Dave Housley's first novel, “This Darkness Got to Give,” was released in 2018. He is the author of four story collections, most recently “Massive Cleansing Fire” and “If I Knew the Way, I Would Take You Home.” He is one of the founding editors and do-stuff people at Barrelhouse, and he makes his actual living as a web strategist and manager at Penn State. He tweets at @housleydave.
David Cook's stories have appeared in the National Flash Fiction Anthology, Spelk, The Sunlight Press, Ginger Collect and more. He’s a Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net Nominee. He lives in Bridgend, Wales, with his wife, daughter, cats and fish. Say hi on Twitter @davidcook100 or at his site here.
David Williamson's work has appeared in Fiddleblack, IDK Magazine, Prism Review, and others. He earned his MFA from Old Dominion University. He works and lives with his family and cats in Richmond, Virginia. Catch one of his rare tweets @williamsonism.
Davon Loeb is the author of the lyrical memoir The In-Betweens (Everytime Press, 2018). He earned an MFA in Creative Writing from Rutgers-Camden, and he is a poetry editor at Bending Genres and Connotation Press: An Online Artifact. Davon writes creative nonfiction and poetry. His work has been nominated for two Pushcart Prizes and one Best of the Net, and is featured in PANK Magazine (forthcoming), Barren Magazine (forthcoming), Apiary Magazine, Split Lip Magazine, Harpoon Review, Tahoma Literary Review, Portland Review, and elsewhere. Besides writing, Davon is a high school English teacher, husband, and father in New Jersey. His work can be found here: http://www.davonloeb.com and on Twitter @LoebDavon.
Dawson Kiser is a Chicago writer and musician. He plays in the Chicago based band Porcupine as well as the Art of Growing Up.
Delvon T. Mattingly, or D.T. Mattingly, is an emerging fiction writer and PhD student in epidemiology at the University of Michigan. His fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in The Fiction Pool, Scrutiny Journal, Red Queen Literary Magazine, MoonPark Review, and elsewhere. He currently lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan with his two cats, Liam and Tsuki. Learn more about his work at http://delvonmattingly.com/. He tweets here: @Delvonmattingly
Derek Andersen is an Illinois Wesleyan alum, working as a copywriter in Chicago. His poems and stories have appeared or are forthcoming in Riggwelter, Ghost Parachute, Shirley Magazine, and on WinningWriters.com. You can follow him @DerekJAnd.
Derek Maine lives in North Carolina with his wife, two children, and dog (Gidget). They also feed an outdoor cat, Lily. Derek has stories published or forthcoming in Expat Press, The Tower Babel Notice Board, Misery Tourism, SCAB Magazine, and elsewhere. He is on twitter too much @derekmainereads.
Derick Dupre's work is forthcoming or featured in publications including NOON, New York Tyrant, 7x7, Fanzine, and Hobart. He lives in southern Arizona.
Diane D. Gillette lives, writes, and teaches in Chicago. Her work has appeared in over 50 literary venues including the Saturday Evening Post, Blackbird, Hobart, and the Maine Review. You can find more of her published work at www.digillette.com.
Diane Payne's most recent publications include:Notre Dame Review, Obra/Artiface, Reservoir, Southern Fugitives, Spry Literary Review, Watershed Review, Superstition Review, Windmill Review, Tishman Review, Whiskey Island, Quarterly, Fourth River, Split Lip Review,The Offing, Elke: A little Journal, Punctuate, Outpost 19, McNeese Review, The Meadow, Burnt Pine, Story South, Five to One, and forthcoming in Barn House.
Divya Iyer is a poet and writer based in India. Their poetry has appeared in The Brown Orient, South Broadway Ghost Society, Barren Magazine, Rose Quartz Magazine and others. They’re easiest to find and contact @ divwhine.
Dixon Speaker lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and teaches financial literacy seminars across the country. He’s on twitter @dixonspeaker.
Doug Ross is a writer and photographer based in Brooklyn. They raised him in Michigan, with his twin. Find him on twitter @dougrosswrite.
Dough Mahoney lives in Florida.
Drew Buxton spent more money last year on spilled cappuccino, in cafes from one side of this world to the other, than you made. His stuff has been featured in Hobart, Vice, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Funhouse, Mayday, and Hypertext among other publications. He blogs about pro wrestling for Clash Media.
DS Levy lives in the Midwest. Her work has been published in New Flash Fiction Review, Little Fiction, the Alaska Quarterly Review, Columbia, and Brevity, among others. Her collection of flash fiction, A Binary Heart, is available from Finishing Line Press. You can find her @DSLevy1 and dslevywriter.wordpress.com.
E. Nolan's fiction and nonfiction can be found in McSweeney's Internet Tendency, Passages North, The Hechinger Report as well as other magazines. He has an MFA in Fiction from the University of Florida and he teaches English as a New Language in a public middle school in the Bronx. In his free time he composes background music for reality TV. He can be found on twitter @normanunform.
E.D. WELCH E.D. Welch is the pen name for a writer living in southwestern Wisconsin. Her work has appeared in the Vancouver Sun Times and Wisconsin State Journal. She is agented and currently shopping a full-length novel.
E.M. Stormo has recent stories in ‘Fresh Anthology’ by Montag Press, The Conium Review, and Thrice Fiction Magazine.
EC Sorenson is a media producer and writer, recently relocated from Canada to Australia. She has worked in production on films such as Moulin Rouge and the Matrix. Her writing has appeared in several anthologies, most recently at MonkeyBicycle and Tiny Essays. She tweets @ecwsorenson.
Edward Mullany is the author of If I Falter at the Gallows, Figures for an Apocalypse, and The Three Sunrises (Publishing Genius Press). He is also the creator of the comic strips Rachel and Ben, and Excerpts from a Boring Man’s Diary. He is the recipient of a Barthelme Fellowship from the Inprint Foundation, and his writing has recently appeared in journals such as Alaska Quarterly Review, New Ohio Review, Carolina Quarterly, and jubilat. Find him at edwardmullany.com
Eileen Frankel Tomarchio works as librarian in a small NJ suburb. Her writing appears in Longleaf Review, Pigeon Pages, Barrelhouse online, and is longlisted in the 2020 SmokeLong Quarterly Award for Flash Fiction. She holds an MFA from NYU Film. You can find her on Twitter at @eileentomarchio and Instagram at @gondaline26
Elane Kim is a high school student based in California. Her writing has been recognized by the National YoungArts Foundation and the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers. The editor-in-chief of Gaia Lit, she enjoys chemistry and rainy days. She is very happy to meet you!
Eli S. Evans's work has appeared or is forthcoming in N+1, Berfrois, Queen Mob's Teahouse, Johnny America, Eclectica, On the Seawall, and Drunk Monkeys, as well as several other now defunct publications. He would like the reader to know that the part of this story that's not true is the part where he's the asshole.
Elizabeth Crowder is a writer and law librarian based in Philadelphia, PA. She’s currently working on her first fantasy novel. She is also co-editor of The Sartorial Geek magazine. You can find her on Instagram @thelizcrowder.
Elizabeth Kattner is a queer writer from Columbus, Ohio. By the time she figures out Twitter, she’ll have her MFA. Probably. If you ignore the mess, she can be reached by her email at email@example.com.
Elizabeth Muller is a writer living in New Jersey with her husband and three kids. Her work has appeared in MUTHA Magazine and Longridge Review. She is a reader for Pidgeonholes and was a finalist for the Barnhill Prize in Creative Nonfiction. You can find her on Twitter @eawrites. If you or someone you love is struggling with an eating disorder, NEDA is a great place to find help.
Elle Nash is the author of the novel Animals Eat Each Other (Dzanc Books, 2018), and the chapbooks AVOKA (Ghost City Press, 2017). She is a founding editor at Witch Craft Magazine, a fiction editor at Hobart Pulp, and lives in the Ozarks with her husband and their dog.
Ellen Huang is a writer of skits, poetry, devotionals, fairy tales, and horror. She has pieces published in Diverging Magazine, Amethyst Review, Gingerbread House, among others. She likes burning things (pyrography), wearing a cape, swimming in the ocean, and staying up late—usually not all at once. She also runs a blog titled “The Creator’s Apprentice,” where she can be found reenacting Disney scenes and unironically analyzing films on a spiritual level.
Elliot Alpern is an MFA candidate in fiction at Columbia University, and a founding editor at No Contact. He lives and writes in Manhattan with his wife and their intern, a young dachshund.
Elytron Frass is a concoction of two parts beetle wing and one part fodder of the Western Canon. He is the pseudonymous author/visual artist of Liber Exuvia (gnOme, 2018). His short stories and poetry feature in Tarpaulin Sky Magazine, Sleepingfish, SCAB, and The Offbeat—with forthcoming work in Parasol: The Journal of the Centre for Experimental Ontology. He tweets @Elytron_Frass.
Emily Harrison uses writing as an escape from reality and doesn't drink enough water. She has had work published with Barren Magazine, Gone Lawn, Ellipsis Zine, Storgy, The Molotov Cocktail, Retreat West and Riggwelter Press to name a few. She can be found on Twitter at @emily__harrison.
Emily James is a teacher and writer in NYC. Her recent work can be found in Pidgeonholes, Hippocampus, the Atticus Review, The Rumpus, Mutha Magazine, Pigeon Pages, JMWW Journal, among others. She is the recipient of the 2019 Bechtel Prize from Teachers and Writers’ Magazine. You can find her online at www.emilysarahjames.com and tweet her @missg3rd.
Emily Livingstone is a writer, teacher, mom, and partner to a kickass man trying to recover from brain cancer. Her work has appeared in Atticus Review, Gravel, Necessary Fiction, The Molotov Cocktail, Jellyfish Review, Cabinet of Heed, and others. She writes in Massachusetts in tweets @Emi_Livingstone.
Emily Painton, a painter and writer, grew up in Norman, Ok. but now lives in New Orleans. She earned an MA in Art History from Tulane and an MLIS from the University of Texas at Austin. She loves to travel and one day hopes to be able to spend every hurricane season in Berlin. Her work has appeared in Third Wednesday and Route 7. Find her here.
Emily Withnall is a writer and educator and lives in Missoula, Montana, with her two teens. Her work has appeared in Tin House, Gay Magazine, The Kenyon Review, River Teeth, Indiana Review, and Fourth River, and has been anthologized in "Greetings from Janeland" and "We Leave the Flowers Where They Are." Emily is a writing fellow with Center for Community Change, and she is currently writing a book about domestic violence and hydraulic fracturing. Read more of her work at emilywithnall.com.
Emma Brankin is a former journalist turned teacher from Glasgow, Scotland. She has recently returned to creative writing and her work can be found in Product Magazine and the Inspire anthology. You can get in touch via @emmanya on Twitter or @emmalovescheekbones on Instagram.
Emma Hodson lives and writes in the Bay Area. In her spare time, she supports her cat’s weight loss journey, consumes bread and butter, and advances reproductive rights at the 9 to 5.
Emma Howard is a writer and theatre artist who recently escaped NYC and made it to Baltimore. Their favorite writing topics include snacking, depression, Stockholm syndrome, gangrene, and the cruise ship industry. You can read their blog at belaborthepoint.guru and their manic twitter thoughts @humanlayingeggs.
Emma Stough is a Midwesterner living in Charleston, South Carolina, where she teaches beginning creative writing. She has work out or forthcoming in Third Coast, Quarterly West, Jellyfish Review, and Cease, Cows.
Eric Scot Tryon's work has appeared or is forthcoming Glimmer Train, Willow Springs, Monkeybicycle, Berkeley Fiction Review, LEON Literary Review, Bending Genres, Wisconsin Review and others. Eric is also the Founding Editor of Flash Frog. He lives in Pleasant Hill, CA with his wife and daughter. More info can be found at www.erictscottryon.com and on Twitter @EricScotTryon.
Erika Franz (s/he, hi/hers) is a queer author living in Baltimore with her wife, daughter, and pets. Her fiction has been published in the The First Line and Queen Mob’s Teahouse. Find her at www.erikafranz.com or on Twitter and Instagram at @ETFranz.
Erika Veurink is a writer living in Brooklyn by way of Iowa. She is currently earning her MFA from Bennington College. Her work has appeared in Entropy.
Erin Cork lives and hikes in Missoula, MT. She writes in the morning and works the swing shift as a train dispatcher. She drinks a lot of coffee and wears trucker hats. Her work has recently been featured in Hypnopomp, Image OutWrite and Memoir Mixtapes. She is working on another draft of her first novel. She can be found @elcork17 and on instagram here.
Erin Gallagher is a writer living in New York City. Her work has been published in Maryland Bards Poetry Review. You can find her on Instagram as @erinagall.
Evan Senie is an MFA candidate at Colorado State University. His work has been published or is forthcoming from Hobart, Blue Earth Review, and Atticus Review. Find him online at evansenie.com or on Twitter @_senieevan.
Exodus Oktavia Brownlow is a Cruger, MS native. As a writer, she enjoys character-driven fiction, purposeful horror, and nonfiction that helps to create a healthier world for us all. Exodus has been published with Electric Literature, Barren Magazine, Anti-Heroin Chic Magazine and more. She has a healthy adoration for the color green.
Faye Brinsmead's work appears in MoonPark Review, The Disappointed Housewife, The Ekphrastic Review, and other places. She completed a PhD in philosophy (which had nothing to do with Baudrillard). She lives in Canberra, Australia.
Felicia Rosemary Urso is a writer and bartender living in Rhode Island. She holds a BA in Literary Studies from Eugene Lang College. You can find her on twitter and instagram @felishonaleash.
Felicity Fenton’s stories and essays have been featured in Fanzine, Split Lip Press, Wigleaf, The Iowa Review, Pidgeonholes, The Denver Quarterly, The Masters Review, Passages North, and others. Her book, 'User Not Found' was published by Future Tense Books in December, 2018. She lives in Portland, Oregon.
Fran-Claire Kenney is a Queer writer, filmmaker, and student based near Philadelphia. Her work has appeared in Coffin Bell Journal, New Pop Lit, and Wards Lit Mag, and she has been awarded by The Short Story Project. Kenney is on Twitter, YouTube, and probably the couch, as well.
Frances Badgett is the fiction editor of Contrary Magazine. Her work has appeared in SmokeLong Quarterly, Anomaly (formerly Drunken Boat), Word Riot, Matchbook, Atticus Review, JMWW, Salamander, and elsewhere. Two of her stories have made the Wigleaf 50 longlist, her story “Cabin on a Far Shore” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize by the editors at JMWW, and her story “Half Hitch” is included in the 2019 Best Small Fictions from Sonder Press. She grew up in Lexington, Virginia and has a B.A. from Hollins University and an M.F.A. from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She lives in Bellingham, Washington with her husband and daughter, and is currently working on a novel set in the Pacific Northwest. Her website is francesbadgett.com.
Francine Witte's poetry and fiction have appeared in Smokelong Quarterly, Wigleaf, Mid-American Review, Passages North, and many others. Her latest books are Dressed All Wrong for This (Blue Light Press,) The Way of the Wind (AdHoc fiction,) and (The Theory of Flesh.) Her chapbook, The Cake, The Smoke, The Moon (flash fiction) will be published by ELJ September, 2021. She lives in NYC.
Frank Jackson is a writer living in Brooklyn, with stories published in journals including Shabby Doll House, Metatron, Four Chamber Press, and Have You Seen My Whale. He tweets relentlessly @frankerson.
Frankie McMillan is a poet and short fiction writer from Aotearoa New Zealand. Her latest book, The Father of Octopus Wrestling and other small fictions (Canterbury University Press) was listed by Spinoff, as one of the ten best New Zealand fiction books of 2019.
Gabrielle Griffis is a mutlimedia artist, writer, and musician. She studied creative writing at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where she also worked for the Juniper Writing Institute. She has work published in, or forthcoming from, Cease, Cows, decomP, and Blue Lake Review. She works as a librarian on Cape Cod. Listen to her music here.
Gabrielle McAree is from Fishers, IN. She studied Theatre and Writing at Long Island University Post. Her work appears or is forthcoming in Reckon Review, Versification, Tiny Molecules, Berkeley Fiction Review, and elsewhere. She will be attending Columbia University in fall 2021 for her MFA. She's on Twitter @gmcaree_.
Gary Duncan's stories have appeared in Flash: The International Short-Short Story Magazine, 100 Word Story, New Flash Fiction Review, Fictive Dream, Train Lit, Gravel, and The Cabinet of Heed, among others, and are forthcoming in Unbroken Journal and Ellipsis Zine. His flash fiction collection, You’re Not Supposed to Cry, is available from Vagabond Voices.
Gauraa Shekhar is an MFA candidate at Columbia University. Her fiction has appeared in Nimrod Journal and Contrary Magazine. She lives in Manhattan with her husband. Find her online @bloodandGauraa
Genta Nishku is a writer living in New York.
Georgia Bellas is a writer, artist, and filmmaker whose current obsession is botanical dyes. She and Dan Nielsen are the Wisconsin-based duo Sugar Whiskey, a post-minimalist art band. You can follow her teddy bear, host of the award-winning weekly Internet radio show “Mr. Bear’s Violet Hour Saloon,” on Twitter @MrBearStumpy.
Giacomo Pope is the author of Chainsaw Poems & Other Poems and the founder of Neutral Spaces. He lives with his partner, Holly, and enjoys thinking about maths.
Gina Marie Bernard is a heavily tattooed trans woman, retired roller derby vixen, and high school English teacher from Bemidji, Minnesota. Her daughters, Maddie and Parker, share her heart. Her work appears or is forthcoming in Not Very Quiet, Monkeybicycle, Penultimate Peanut, and Meow Meow Pow Pow. She has been nominated for Best of the Net, Best Small Fictions, and The Pushcart. Thirty West Publishing will release her third poetry chapbook, Taxonomies, in spring 2020. She is completing her MFA in Creative Writing at the University of Arkansas, Monticello.
Giovanni DeJaneiro is an internationally recognized literary supertzar. He has been described as rude and unsociable by his mother, arrogant and condescending by his lawyer, and socioeconomically challenged by his primary physician.
Grace Loh Prasadreceived her MFA in Creative Writing from Mills College and is an alumna of VONA. Her essays have appeared in Longreads, Catapult, Jellyfish Review, Ninth Letter, Blood Orange Review, Memoir Mixtapes, The Manifest-Station, and Cha: An Asian Literary Journal. Grace is a member of The Writers Grotto and her memoir-in-progress is entitled The Translator’s Daughter.
Graham Irvin is from North Carolina. He has writing in BULL: Men's fiction, Back Patio Press, Punk Lit Press, and The Nervous Breakdown. He wants to cook liver mush for the whole world.
Graham Robert Scott, though a product of California, resides now in north Texas. A born scofflaw, he owns neither surfboard nor cowboy hat. His stories have appeared or are forthcoming in Nature, Barrelhouse Online, Blink-Ink, Buckshot, and others. In addition to tweeting semi-regularly at @graythebruce, he maintains a website, hemicyon.wordpress.com, which is named for the prehistoric bear-dog, a toothy hunter that (like the platypus) couldn’t make up its mind what it was. Graham, professor by day, identifies.
Grant Maierhofer is the author of Clog, Gag, Flamingos and others. His work has appeared in Motherboard’s Terraform series, 3AM Magazine, LIT Magazine and elsewhere. He teaches at the University of Idaho.
Greg Oldfield is a physical education teacher and coach from the Philadelphia area. His stories have appeared in Barrelhouse, Hobart, Carve, and Maudlin House, among others. He also writes about soccer for the Florida Cup and often ramble about soccer on Twitter under @GregOldfield21.
Gregg Williard's fiction, essays, poetry and visual art have appeared in Diagram, The Collagist, Your Impossible Voice, decomP, All The Sins and Sein und Werden, among others. He teaches ESL to refugees in Madison, Wisconsin and produces the spoken word radio show Fiction Jones/Under the Radar for WORT community radio (wortfm.org). His novel with graphics, The People in Tubes Motif is forthcoming in 2019.
H.A. Eugene H. A. Eugene writes strange stories about food and death and pretty music about homicide and fascism. His work has appeared in Flashback Fiction, Writers Resist, and The Dribble Drabble Review, among others. He currently resides in beautiful Brooklyn, New York, where he is a staff member of the Bushwick Writer’s Group. Find him on Twitter @haeugene.
Hadiyyah Kuma is an Indo-Guyanese writer from Toronto, Ontario. Her work has been featured in places like The Rumpus, the Hart House Review, Cosmonauts Avenue, SmokeLong Quarterly, and Yes Poetry. Her debut chapbook tired, but not spectacularly was recently published by The Soapbox Press. Hadiyyah’s poetry has been nominated for Best of the Net and she is currently working on her second chapbook.
Hannah Cajandig-Taylor is a poet/flash writer living in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, where she reads for Passages North and Fractured Lit. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Kissing Dynamite, Hobart Pulp, and Drunk Monkeys, and Gordon Square, among others. Her debut chapbook Romantic Portrait of a Natural Disaster will be released this winter through Finishing Line Press. She's obsessed with Nancy Drew games and gardening.
Hannah Grieco is a writer and advocate in Arlington, VA. She is the fiction editor at Porcupine Literary, an assistant fiction editor at Barrelhouse, and a cnf reader at LongLeaf Review. Find her online at www.hgrieco.com or on Twitter at @writesloud.
Hannah Stevens is a writer of short stories and flash fiction and currently based in Leicester in the UK. Her collection of short stories, Without Makeup and Other Stories was published in 2012 by Crystal Clear Creators. She has published stories in a range of anthologies, small-press publications and online, has a PhD from the University of Leicester, and lives with her house-rabbit Agatha. You can find her website or on Twitter as @Stevens_Han.
Hannah Storm Hannah Storm has spent the past two decades travelling the world as a journalist, visiting extraordinary places and meeting people who have inspired her flash fiction and creative non-fiction. She now lives in northern England with her family, from where she works as a media consultant and mental health advocate, writing and running to process her own past and developing fresh perspectives. Her debut collection 'The Thin Line Between Everything and Nothing' is published later this year by Reflex Fiction.
Harris Lahti's work has appeared in or is forthcoming for Post Road, New York Tyrant, Potomac Review, Fanzine, Yemassee, and elsewhere. He recently graduated with an MFA from Sarah Lawrence College, and edits at Juked.
Helen Armstrong is a queer writer living at the base of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado. Her work has been published in Cleaver Magazine and Soft Cartel. Her poetry collection AMBROSIA & FIRE comes out later this year. She lives with her girlfriend, her cat Persephone, and several dying houseplants. Find her on the world wide web at helenarmstrongwrites.com and between the tweets at @hkawrites.
Henry Gifford is a previously unpublished poet and novelist. He is currently a Master’s student in English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Howie Good is the author most recently of Stick Figure Opera: 99 100-word Prose Poems from Cajun Mutt Press, What It Is and How to Use It from Grey Book Press, and Spooky Action at a Distance from Analog Submission Press. He co-edits the online journals Unbroken and UnLost.
Hugh Behm-Steinberg's prose can be found in Gravel, Sand, Grimoire, Joyland, Heavy Feather Review, Jellyfish Review, Atticus Review and Pank. His short story “Taylor Swift” won the 2015 Barthelme Prize from Gulf Coast. A collection of prose poems and microfiction, Animal Children, is forthcoming from Nomadic Press in January, 2020. He is chief steward of the adjunct faculty union at California College of the Arts, SEIU 1021.
Ian Anderson is a writer and designer living in Baltimore, MD, with his wife and daughter. He is the founder and Editor-in-Chief at Mason Jar Press, and his work has appeared or is forthcoming in Wigleaf, Five : 2 : One Magazine, Baltimore Fishbowl, and elsewhere. When not writing, designing, running a press, being a husband or father, he is listening to The Beach Boys’ Pet Sounds. He tweets about that and other things from @ianandersonetc.
Isabella Esser-Munera teaches in Brooklyn, New York and is an advocate of children everywhere. Her work has been featured in Faded-Out magazine, Maudlin House, and Anti-Heroin Chic. A child of immigrants, her projects focus on identity and intersection. She is currently working on a novel and tweets as @esserisst.
Isabelle Correa is from Washington and lives in Vietnam. Her writing can be found in Trampset, Maudlin House, Third Point Press, and is forthcoming in Drunk Monkeys and Pank. Follow her on Twitter and say hello @IsabelleJCorrea.
J. Edward Kruft has an MFA in fiction from Brooklyn College. He is a multiple Best Short Fictions nominee, and his stories have appeared inBack Patio Press and MoonPark Review, among others, and he is editor-at-large at trampset. He was, indeed, at one time banned for life from Nordstrom. He’s not sure if that’s still being enforced. He lives with his husband, Mike, and their adopted Siberian Husky, Sasha, in Queens, NY and Sullivan County, NY. His recent fiction can be found on his Web site: www.jedwardkruft.com and he can be followed on twitter: @jedwardkruft.
Jack Wildern is from the UK. He writes short fiction and lives in Hampshire with his wife and two children. His work is published in The Book Smugglers Den, Parhelion, Rue Scribe, Dream Noir and Haunted MTL. His most recent short story Hell was chosen for publication by Night Picnic Press and is presented in both English and Russian.
James Cato writes while wearing slippers and his novel, Litter of the Waste, is in orbit. He has previous publications in The Molotov Cocktail, Gone Lawn, Litro, Atticus Review, Every Day Fiction, and Brilliant Flash Fiction, among others. He tweets humbly @the_sour_potato and his work lives on jamescatoauthor.com/fiction.
James McAdams’s debut short story collection, Ambushing the Void, was published in May by Frayed Edge Press. He teaches literature at the University of South Florida, Ringling College of Art+Design, and Keep St. Pete Lit. He is Flash Fiction editor of Barren Magazine. Currently, he’s working on a novel WIP about rehab scams entitled The Florida Shuffle; Or My Summer in Rat Park II. You can find him at jamesmcadams.org and follow him @jamestmcadams on Twitter/Insta.
James Nulick lives in Seattle, WA. He holds a BA in English from Coe College and an MA in Library Science from the University of Arizona. He is the author of the novels Valencia and Distemper. “Husk” will appear in the forthcoming short story collection ‘Haunted Girlfriend,’ to be published by Expat Press in Spring 2019.
James R. Gapinski is the author of the novella Edge of the Known Bus Line (Etchings Press; University of Indianapolis) and the linked flash collection Messiah Tortoise (Red Bird Chapbooks). His short fiction has appeared in Heavy Feather Review, Hobart, Juked, Monkeybicycle, Paper Darts, and other publications. James teaches for Southern New Hampshire University's MFA program, and he's managing editor of The Conium Review. Find him online at http://jamesrgapinski.com or on Twitter @jamesrgapinski.
James Sullivan has split his adult life between the American Midwest and central Japan. Currently in Minnesota, he is at work on a short story collection, a series of essays, and a novel. You can find his work most recently in Fourteen Hills and Inscape Magazine. Tweet him @jfsullivan4th.
James Tadd Adcox's work previously appeared in Granta, The Collagist, and Barrelhouse Magazine. He is the author of a novel, Does Not Love, and a novella, Repetition, and an editor at the literary magazine Always Crashing.
Jamie Etheridge's work has been published in Eastern Iowa Review, Every Day Fiction, Inkwell Journal, Potomac Journal, Red River Review, Running Wild Anthology and Wild Word magazine. She is currently writing a memoir about her fugitive father's life and her childhood on the road. You can read more of her work at LeScribbler.com and she can be found on Twitter at @Lescribbler.
Jamie Kahn is a writer and podcast host with a BA in English and Writing from Cedar Crest College. Her work has been featured in The Hunger, Rag Queen Periodical, Maudlin House, and Oyster River Pages. In 2019 she was selected as a winner of The Sound Inside writing contest for fiction. She is also a contributing editor for Crooked Arrow Press and a reader for The Barcelona Review.
Jamy Bond’s work has appeared in Wigleaf, The Rumpus, The Sun Magazine, Peace Corps Writers, and on National Public Radio’s The Sound of Writing. Her essay, What Feels Like Destiny, published in The Sun, was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She has an MFA from George Mason University where she co-founded So to Speak: A Feminist Journal of Language and Art. She lives in Washington, DC.
Jan Stinchcomb is the author of The Blood Trail (Red Bird Chapbooks) and Find the Girl (Main Street Rag). Her stories have recently appeared in New Flash Fiction Review, Gargoyle Magazine, and Queen Mob’s Tea House, among other places. She has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net Anthology, was longlisted in the Wigleaf Top 50, and was featured in The Best Small Fictions 2018. Currently living in Southern California with her family, she is a story editor for Paper Darts. Find her at janstinchcomb.com or on Twitter @janstinchcomb.
Jane Snyder's stories have appeared in Cobalt Weekly and Bull, the Magazine for Men. She received an MFA in Creative Writing from Eastern Washington University earlier this year.
Jane-Rebecca Cannarella is a writer and editor living in Philadelphia. She is the editor of HOOT Review and Meow Meow Pow Pow Lit and the author of Better Bones (Thirty West Publishing House). She likes cats and playing the piano and cats who play the piano.
Janelle Bassett lives in St. Louis. Her work has most recently appeared or is forthcoming in Slice Magazine, Longleaf Review, Okay Donkey and Jellyfish Review. Her short story collection “Thanks for This Riot” was short-listed for the 2019 Santa Fe Writers Project Award, judged by Carmen Maria Machado. She’s on Instagram as @jbnows and barely on Twitter as @hazmatcat.
Janice Kang is a Korean-American amorist, poet, and high school student. She navigates the intersection within trauma / love lore
Janice Leagra Janice Leagra is a writer/artist living in North Carolina. She was shortlisted for the 2017 Bridport Prize and was a 2018 Best of the Net nominee. Her stories have featured in Riggwelter Press, Spelk Fiction, EllipsisZine, et.al. She’s on Twitter: @janiceleagra and Instagram: janiceleagra.
Jason Graff has authored one novella, In the Service of the Boyar (Vagabondage Press, ’16). He has two novels slated for publication in 2019, heckler (Unsolicited Press) and Stray Our Pieces (Waldorf Publishing). His short stories, poems and essays have been published in Carrier Pigeon, Per Contra and many other publications. He lives in Richardson, TX with his wife, son and cat.
Jason Kane is a flash fiction and prose poetry writer living in Pennsylvania. He has had work appear in Juked, Pear Noir!, New Dead Families, Press 1, Gone Lawn, Hobart, and Burning House Press. His collection Deep Sky Objects is available at jason-kane.com. Find him @JasonKaneActual.
Jason Schwartzman is the senior editor of True.Ink, the revival of an old pulp & adventure magazine. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, New York Magazine, Narrative.ly, The Rumpus, Hobart, River Teeth, Atlas Obscura, Nowhere Magazine, Mr. Beller's Neighborhood, Gothamist, and Untapped Cities, among other places. You can find him on twitter at @jdschwartzman.
Jason Teal is a specter now living in the Little Apple of Kansas. He earned an MFA in fiction from Northern Michigan University in 2017. He currently organizes Driptorch Community Performance Series with Arrow Coffee Co. and runs Heavy Feather Review. Work appears in Knee-Jerk, Vestal Review, SmokeLong Quarterly, Matter Press, Hobart, and Quarterly West, among other publications.
Jayne Martin lives in Santa Barbara, CA, where she rides horses and drinks copious amounts of fine wines, though not at the same time. She is a Pushcart, Best Small Fictions, and Best Microfictions nominee, and a recipient of Vestal Review’s VERA award. Her debut collection of microfiction, Tender Cuts, from Vine Leaves Press, is available now. Visit her website here.
Jeff Jackson is the author of Destroy All Monsters.
Jeff Phillips is a washed up varsity cross country skier and storefront theatre method actor. He was co-host of The Liquid Burning, an apocalypse themed reading series, and he co-hosted the Chicago reading series Pungent Parlour. His short fiction has appeared in Seeding Meat, This Zine Will Change Your Life, Metazen, Chicago Literati, and Literary Orphans. He is the co-founder of Zizobotchi Papers, a literary journal dedicated to the novella and a regular contributor at the site Drinkers With Writing Problems. You can find him @TheIglooOven or on his site.
Jemimah Wei is a writer and host based between Singapore and New York. She is currently pursuing an MFA in Fiction at Columbia University, where she is a 2020 Felipe P. De Alba fellow. Her work has appeared in SmokeLong Quarterly, No Contact Magazine, Quarterly Literary Review Singapore, and Math Paper Press anthology "From the Belly of the Cat", amongst others. She is currently working on her first novel. You can find her on jemmawei.com or @jemmawei.
Jen Julian's recent work has appeared or is forthcoming in Milk Candy Review, Okay Donkey, SmokeLong Quarterly, Jellyfish Review, and JuxtaProse, among other places. Her debut short story collection, Earthly Delights and Other Apocalypses, was winner of Press 53's 2018 Fiction Prize. Currently, she teaches creative writing at Young Harris College and lives with a very fluffy ginger cat in the Georgia Appalachians. You can find her at jenjulian.com or @jennicjul.
Jenn Stroud Rossmann is the author of the novel The Place You’re Supposed to Laugh (7.13 Books) and the essay series “An engineer reads a novel” at Public Books. Her short stories have appeared in such journals as Hobart, Cheap Pop, Literary Orphans, and Jellyfish Review, and have garnered four Pushcart nominations. She is also a professor of mechanical engineering at Lafayette College. @jenn_rossmann
Jennifer Fliss is a Seattle-based writer whose writing has appeared in F(r)iction, PANK, The Rumpus, The Washington Post, and elsewhere, including the 2019 Best Short Fictions anthology. She is the 2018/2019 Pen Parentis Fellow and a 2019 recipient of a Grant for Artist Project award from Artist’s Trust. She can be found on Twitter at @writesforlife or via her website.
Jennifer London is an MFA candidate in fiction writing at the University of Colorado Boulder, where she teaches creative writing and serves as Fiction Editor for TIMBER: A Journal of New Writing. Her fiction has been published in Spank the Carp, Red Coyote, Postcard Poems and Prose, Flash Fiction Magazine, SpeckLit, and elsewhere. Links to her work can be found online here.
Jennifer Todhunter's stories have appeared in SmokeLong Quarterly, Necessary Fiction, CHEAP POP, and elsewhere. Her work has been selected for Best Small Fictions, Best Microfictions, and Wigleaf’s Top 50 Very Short Fictions. She is the Editor-in-Chief of Pidgeonholes. Find her at www.foxbane.ca or @JenTod_.
Jenny Fried is a writer living in California. Her work has appeared previously in Psychoneuroendocrinology and The New York Times.
Jenny Stalter is a writer and former private chef. Her work appears or is forthcoming in Typehouse Literary Magazine, Eunoia Review and Tiny Molecules. She received an honorable mention for the 2018 Anton Chekhov Prize for Very Short Fiction, and her story "Date with Crocodile Girl" is a 2020 Pushcart nominee. She lives in West Texas.
Jesse Salvo's short fiction has been featured in Barren Magazine, Pacifica Review, BULL, Tiny Molecules and Cowboy Jamboree. He is an editor and columnist at BULL. His first fiction manuscript is represented by Nordlyset Agency. he lives in Seville, Spain.
Jessi Gaston is a writer and “filmmaker” based in Chicago’s west side. Their poetry has been featured on Queen Mob’s Teahouse and they have an e-book of sorts on Gauss PDF. Their short film, “Black Pill,” is currently in development. Other than that, they spend their time doing nothing and being a lay-about wastrel, and also spelling their name a couple different ways. Find them on Twitter @jejesjesijessi.
Jessica Drake-Thomas is a poet and freelance writer, currently living North of Fort Worth. Her work has been published in Ploughshares, Ghost City Review, Grimoire, and Anti-Heroin Chic, among others. Find her here and on Twitter.
Jessica Evans is a Cincinnati native who practices making a home all across the world. Currently, she's working on establishing roots in Washington DC. She's the Associate Editor for Headline Press. Connect with her on Twitter @jesssica_evans.
Jiaqi Kang (亢嘉琪) is a Sino-Swiss editor, writer, and art historian. She is the founding Editor-in-Chief of Sine Theta Magazine, an international, print-based creative arts publication made by and for the Sino diaspora. Recent work is featured or forthcoming in harana poetry, Ghost City Review, and Jellyfish Review. Find her online at jiaqikang.carrd.co.
Jihoon Park is currently a MFA student at George Mason University. His fiction is forthcoming or published in Spry Literary Journal, MARY: A Journal of New Writing, Wilderness House Literary Review, and elsewhere. He is from San Jose, California. Find him on Twitter @jihoon_park94.
Jillian Luft is an emerging writer whose work has appeared in Please See Me, HerStry, Sweet Tree Review and Pithead Chapel. When not writing, she works as a full-time educator/social-emotional learning specialist in Brooklyn. You can follow her on Twitter @JillianLuft.
Jim Windolf has published short fiction in Ontario Review, Five Dials, Sonora Review, and a few other magazines. His humor pieces have appeared in The New Yorker, and his poems in Poetry Motel and Opium. He works as a journalist in New York.
Jo Gatford is a writer who procrastinates about writing by writing about writing. It... kinda works? Sometimes she gets published. Sometimes she wins prizes. She checks Submittable often. So it goes. She is one half of Writers' HQ (www.writershq.co.uk) and tweets about weird 17th century mermaid tiles at @jmgatford. She feels very strongly about puns and Shakespeare. Read more of her work at: www.jogatford.com.
Jo Varnish, originally from England, lives outside New York City. Her short stories and creative nonfiction have recently appeared, or are forthcoming, in PANK, Jellyfish Review, Pithead Chapel, JMWW Journal, Barren Magazine, and others. Jo is a 2021 Pushcart Prize nominee, has been a writer in residence at L'Atelier Writers for two years, and is studying for her MFA. She can be found on twitter @jovarnish1.
Jo Withers writes short fiction from her home in South Australia. Recent work is featured or forthcoming in Spelk, Milk Candy Review, The Daily Drunk and Best Microfictions 2020. Jo occasionally tweets @JoWithers2018.
Joaquin Fernandez is a recovering filmmaker and South Florida native perpetually tinkering with his first novel. His work has appeared in Okay Donkey, Cotton Xenomorph, Cheap Pop and Pidgeonholes among others. He’s guest edited special issues for Kissing Dynamite and X-R-A-Y Magazine in addition to editing for the Radix Media anthology AFTERMATH. He can be found @Joaqertxranger and joaquinfernandezwrites.com.
Jodi Aleshire is a graduate from Ball State University with a Bachelor’s in General Studies she is slowly coming to terms with because sometimes plans change. She plans on attending film school in the near future. She’s also been published in The America Library of Poetry and The Broken Plate. Currently, she can be found in the Midwest with her partner and on Twitter @stvrwar.
Joe Bielecki is a Grand Rapids Michigan writer who also works in television and radio. He hosts a podcast about writing called Writing The Rapids. His work has appeared in Occulum, Moonchild Magazine, The Ginger Collect, All the Sins, and more. He can be found on twitter @noisemakerjoe.
Joe Cary lives with his family outside of Philadelphia. His work has appeared in One Story and Monkeybicycle and received a Special Mention in the 2020 Pushcart Prize anthology. He test-markets random phrases on Twitter @JoeCary5150.
Joel Allegretti is the author of, most recently, Platypus (NYQ Books, 2017), a collection of poems, prose, and performance texts, and Our Dolphin (Thrice Publishing, 2016), a novella. He is the editor of Rabbit Ears: TV Poems (NYQ Books, 2015); The Boston Globe called Rabbit Ears “cleverly edited” and “a smart exploration of the many, many meanings of TV.”
Joel Tomfohr has an MA in English from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and an MFA in Creative Writing from Mills College in Oakland, CA. His work is forthcoming in Clockhouse Vol. 6 and has appeared in BULL, Hobart, and others. He teaches Creative Writing and Literature and sells books at City Lights in San Francisco. He lives in Oakland.
John Chrostek makes poetry, prose and plays, currently laid off from his job selling books at Powell's City of Books in Portland, OR. His recent work can be found in publications like HAD, River Heron Review, Deep Overstock and more. Find him on twitter at @yoncrowstack.
John Darcy is an army veteran from Madison, Wisconsin. A Best of the Net 2020 nominee, he has fiction forthcoming in Conjunctions.
John Milas grew up in Illinois and studied creative writing at UIUC and Purdue. His work appears in The Southampton Review, Superstition Review, Hypertext Magazine, and elsewhere. Learn more at johnmilas.com.
Jon Berger lives in Saginaw, Michigan. He was Anti-Heroin Chic’s featured poet for the month of October. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Five 2 One Magazine, BULL, Jellyfish Review, Ellipsis Zine, Faded Out, Occulum, and elsewhere. He tweets @bergerbomb44.
Jon Conley is a writer and musician from Cleveland. His work has been published or is forthcoming in Hobart, Bad Nudes, Bodega, Hello Horror, Bending Genres, and FIVE:2:ONE. He is co-founder of Long Long Journal and produces and performs music as Beach Stav. Find him online @beachstav.
Jonah Howell is a tattooist in North Carolina. You can find his other writings in Surfaces and (soon) in Waxing & Waning and The Bleeding Heart Nihilist. His collection of poetry and essays, Empathology, will be published in summer 2019 by BHN Books.
Jonah Solheim is a writer and filmmaker from Madison, Wisconsin, currently juggling two novels, several short stories, and a soul-sucking day job. You can find film related content on his YouTube channel.
Jonathan Cardewhails from the steel city, Sheffield, but lives in the cream city, Milwaukee. His short fiction can be found at wigleaf, cream city review, Passages North, Maudlin House, and elsewhere. He edits fiction for Connotation Press. Check out more here or @cardewjcardew.
Jordan Clark lives in California and works within the ceramics industry. He has been previously published at Silent Auctions Magazine and can be found on Instagram @y1k35.
Joseph Haeger is the author of Learn to Swim (University of Hell Press, 2015). His writing has appeared in The Pacific NW Inlander, RiverLit, Hippocampus Magazine, and others. He lives in Spokane, Washington with his wife and sons. You can find him @JoeTurquoise.
Joseph Pfister's fiction has appeared in PANK, New World Writing, Juked, Gone Lawn, and decomP, among others. He is a graduate of the MFA Writing program at Sarah Lawrence College and currently teaches writing at Brooklyn Brainery. Visit him at josephspfister.com.
Josh Denslow has a short story collection called NOT EVERYONE IS SPECIAL (7.13 Books). Recent stories have been spotted in Catapult, Pithead Chapel, Okay Donkey, and BULL. In addition to wearing matching sweaters with his three boys, he plays the drums in the band Borrisokane and edits at SmokeLong Quarterly. Find out more at joshdenslow.com or on Twitter @joshdenslow.
Joshua Bohnsack is the assistant managing editor for TriQuarterly and founding editor for Long Day Press. He is the author of Shift Drink (Spork Press 2020) and his work has appeared in The Rumpus, Hobart, SAND, and others. He lives in Chicago where he works as a bookseller.
Joshua Hebburn's fiction is in the X-R-A-Y Boneyard Issue, Trnsfr Books' Sip Cup, Back Patio, Blue Arrangements, Maudlin House, and Hobart. He lives in L.A tweets infrequently @joshuahebburn.
JP Vallières is from the Village of Adams. Some of his work can be found in Santa Monica Review, Tin House, and Winter Tangerine. He lives with Kimmy and their four sons in northern Idaho.
Jules Archer writes flash fiction in Arizona. A Pushcart-nominated writer, her work has appeared in SmokeLong Quarterly, >kill author, Pank, The Butter, Maudlin House, and elsewhere. She likes to smell old books, drink red wine, and read true crime tales. Her chapbook All the Ghosts We’ve Always Had is out from Thirty West Publishing.
Julia Breitkreutz is a writer from South Carolina. She is currently studying to receive her B.A. in English from Winthrop University. This is her first publication. Find her on Instagram @julia_breitkreutz and @juliabreitkreutz.art.
Julia Tausch is a writer living in Toronto. She wrote the novel Another Book About Another Broken Heart and has published fiction and essays in publications such as Hobart, CBC Arts, The Hairpin, and Bon Appetit. She is currently working on a memoir that investigates abledness. Occasionally, she tweets: @juliatausch.
Julie Watson lives with her family in St. Louis, MO. Her work has appeared in The Saturday Evening Post, The Summerset Review, and The Citron Review, and has earned recognition in the Writer’s Digest Short Short Story, WOW! Women on Writing, and Erma Bombeck Writing competitions. Julie can be found online at juliewatsonauthor.com and tweets at @julieinthelou.
Julie Zuckerman's debut novel-in-stories, The Book of Jeremiah, is forthcoming from Press 53 in May 2019. Her writing has appeared in Okay Donkey, Crab Orchard Review, Salt Hill, The SFWP Quarterly, Ellipsis, Sixfold, Five:2:One, The Coil, and The MacGuffin, among others. A native of Connecticut, she now lives in Israel with her husband and four children. Find out more at www.juliezuckerman.com or on Twitter: @jbzuckerman.
Juniper Tubbs is a trans* writer living right outside of DC, where she is pursuing an MFA at George Mason University. She has not yet climbed the Washington Monument, but has thoughtfully considered the possibility. Her work has previously been published in Popshot Quarterly, Maudlin House, Honey & Lime Lit, & Furrow Magazine. You can find her on twitter at @JTheo173.
K Chiucarello is a non-binary queer writer living in Brooklyn, NY. They currently oversee submissions for Susie Magazine. Their work can be found at Slaughterhouse, Trampset, Nightbird Zine, Lammergeier and others. They always have approximately 14 photos of sand dunes overtaking homes sitting on their phone at any given time. Twitter quips on writing and gender can usually be found @_kc_kc_kc_.
K. Noel Moore was born in Nashville, raised outside Atlanta, and is currently a full-time college student in Carrollton, GA. She self-published her first book, a 1930s ghost drama titled Undertown, in 2018, and her short fiction has appeared in Vulture Bones and briars lit. She is not and never has been a member of the Communist party, probably. (You can’t prove anything.) You can find her tweeting @mysterioustales, and blogging at theoutlawwrites.tumblr.com.
K.B. Carle lives outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and earned her MFA from Spalding University’s Low-Residency program in Kentucky. Her stories have appeared in Homology Lit., Black Warrior Review, CHEAP POP, Jellyfish Review, and elsewhere. She can be found online here or on Twitter @kbcarle.
K.C. Mead-Brewer lives in Ithaca, NY. Her fiction appears in Electric Literature’s Recommended Reading, Carve Magazine, Strange Horizons, and elsewhere. She is a graduate of Tin House’s 2018 Winter Workshop for Short Fiction and of the 2018 Clarion Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers’ Workshop. For more information, visit kcmeadbrewer.com and follow her on Twitter @meadwriter.
Kai Ming McKenzie works in the belly of the consumer products branding industry. In the nineties, his stories appeared in Colorado Review, Western Humanities Review, and elsewhere. This is is his first publication in twenty years. He is a graduate of the MFA program in Creative Writing at Syracuse University. You can visit him here or @kaimingmck.
Kailash Srinivasan is a fiction writer living in Vancouver. He was recently selected for the emerging writers mentorship program run by Toronto-based Diaspora Dialogues. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Oyster River Pages, Bad Nudes, Lunch Ticket, OxMag, Santa Ana River Review, Going Down Swinging, Regime, Tincture, Bluslate, and Them Pretentious Basterds and others. He is currently busy working on his first novel.
Kaiter Enless is a writer, researcher and the founder of Logos. He is currently working on a forthcoming novel, Tomb of the Father, and a nonfiction work, Sovereigns of the Outer Dark.
Kala Frances Wahl is an emerging writer from Tennessee. Both her fiction and nonfiction work can be found in the Hair Trigger anthologies. She currently serves as Co Editor-In-Chief of Alien Magazine, and you can keep up with Kala on her Twitter page, @bipolar_cowgirl.
Kami Westhoff is the author of Sleepwalker, winner of Minerva Rising's Dare to Be Chapbook Contest, and Your Body a Bullet, co-written with Elizabeth Vignali. Her work has appeared in Meridian, Carve, Third Coast, Passages North, The Pinch, West Branch, Waxwing, and others. She teaches creative writing at Western Washington University in Bellingham, Wa.
Kamil Ahsan has a doctorate in Biology from the University of Chicago, and is currently a doctoral student in History at Yale. He is also a journalist and writer whose work has appeared in NPR, The Nation, the LA Review of Books, The Rumpus, Catapult, and Hobart among others. His work can be found at kamilahsan.com.
Kara Oakleaf’s short stories have appeared in Matchbook, Booth, SmokeLong Quarterly, Pithead Chapel, Wigleaf, and elsewhere. Her work has been selected for Best Small Fictions and the Wigleaf Top 50, and appears in the Bloomsbury anthology Short-Form Creative Writing. She received her M.F.A. at George Mason University, where she now teaches and directs the Fall for the Book literary festival. Find more of her work at karaoakleaf.com.
Kara Vernor's fiction has appeared in Fanzine, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, The Los Angeles Review, and elsewhere, and her fiction chapbook, Because I Wanted to Write You a Pop Song, is available from Split Lip Press. She is the recipient of an Elizabeth George Foundation scholarship, and her stories have been included in Wigleaf’s Top 50 Very Short Fictions, the Best Small Fictions finalists, and Golden State 2017: Best New Writing from California.
Kate Gehan's debut short story collection, The Girl and The Fox Pirate, was published by Mojave River Press in 2018. Her writing has appeared in McSweeny’s Internet Tendency, Split Lip Magazine, People Holding, Cheap Pop, among others. She is nonfiction editor at Pithead Chapel. Say hello @StateofKate and find her work here.
Kate Lindstedt lives, writes, and teaches in New York City. She is currently an MFA candidate in creative nonfiction at Sarah Lawrence College. Follow her on Twitter @kmlindstedt.
Kate Lohnes is an undergraduate at the University of Iowa. She will graduate in 2020 with degrees in Philosophy and Creative Writing. Her work has been published by The Iowa Chapbook Prize (creative) and Encyclopaedia Britannica (academic). You can find her on Twitter @kate_lohnes.
Kate Shapiro was born and raised in Dallas, TX. She received her MFA in fiction from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She won first place in the Summer Literary Seminars 2018 Fiction Contest. Her work can be seen in Fence, Litro, and Interim.
Kate Tooley is a writer living in Brooklyn with her wife, cat, and a collection of dying houseplants. Originally from the Atlanta area, she is currently pursuing an MFA in Fiction at The New School. Her writing can be found online at Longleaf Review, The Inquisitive Eater, Apocrypha and Abstractions, and newschoolwriting.org.
Katherine Gleason's short stories have appeared in journals such as Alimentum, River Styx, and Southeast Review, and online at Derelict Lit, Gone Lawn, Juked, Jellyfish Review, Mississippi Review, and Monkeybicyle. She won first prize in the 2007 River Styx/Schlafly Beer Micro-Fiction Contest, garnered an honorable mention from Glimmer Train, and has published a number of nonfiction books, including Anatomy of Steampunk: The Fashion of Victorian Futurism (Race Point Publishing, 2013).
Katherine Heath is an essayist and journalist from Saint Joseph, Missouri. She currently lives in Brooklyn, NY and is an MFA candidate in the Creative Writing program at Sarah Lawrence College. For more about this author and her work: keheath.com.
Katherine Tweedle is a pastor’s wife and copy editor living in Philadelphia. She loves to experiment with all forms of fiction. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram @kmilltweed.
Kathleen Gullion is a writer whose work has appeared in Esthetic Apostle, Coachella Review, F Newsmagazine, and onstage at various theaters in Chicago. She holds a Master of Fine Arts from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She also serves as Assistant Editor at Sundress Publications and is currently based in Houston.
Kathryn Kulpa is the author of Girls on Film (Paper Nautilus) and Pleasant Drugs (Mid-List Press). She is a flash fiction editor at Cleaver magazine. Her stories are published or forthcoming in Okay Donkey, Lost Balloon, Pidgeonholes, Milk Candy Review, and Smokelong Quarterly.
Kathryn M. Barber grew up in the mountains along the Tennessee/Virginia state line, near the Carter Fold. She holds an MA from Mississippi State University and an MFA from UNC Wilmington. You can find her on the mastheads for Ecotone magazine, Press Pause Press, and Southern Humanities Review, and more of her work can be found in The Masters Review, The Pinch, Moon City Review, Door is a Jar, Helen, and elsewhere. Currently, she teaches literature and creative writing at Mississippi State University. Twitter handle: @kathrynmbarber and website: kathrynmbarber.com.
Kathryn McMahon divides her time between the Puget Sound and southwest England. Her prose has appeared in Black Warrior Review, Hobart, Wigleaf, and elsewhere, and she has won flash fiction contests at both Prime Number Magazine and New Delta Review. Find more of her writing at www.darkandsparklystories.com and follow her on Twitter at @katoscope.
Katie Oliver writes flash fiction, poetry and short stories. She has been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize and the Bath Flash Award, and was awarded an honourable mention in the Reflex Fiction Winter Competition. She has further work published in various places including Popshot Quarterly, Molotov Cocktail, Perhappened and Ellipsis Zine. She can be found on Twitter @katie_rose_o
Katie Piper is British and now lives in Wodonga, Australia with her Aussie hubby and toddler. Katie is a nurse-academic and uses creative story work as a teaching tool. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in: Reflex Fiction, The Cabinet of Heed & Virtual Zine Mag.
Kaye Gilhooley is based in Christchurch, New Zealand. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Flash Frontier and Takahe. She lives by the beautiful Opawaho River at the foot of the Port Hills, watching dogs and their walkers pass by every day. She hankers after a dog of her own.
Kayleigh Shoen’s stories have appeared in [100 word story], Crack the Spine, Milk Candy Review and elsewhere. She holds an MFA from Emerson College, and can be found on twitter at ~whowantssoup
Keef is a writer living in Austin, Texas. His work has appeared in Five on the Fifth, The Cabinet of Heed, and Lost Balloon. He’s on the web at horriblelittlefables.com and on Twitter @keefdotorg.
Kelsey Ipsen's work has appeared in wigleaf, jmww journal, PANK, Hobart, and Columbia Journal, among others. She lives in France with her husband and half-wild cat. You can find her here: www.cargocollective.com/kelseyipsen and on twitter @felimnn.
Kerry Rawlinson was raised in Zambia and still goes barefoot. Because she’s a bloody-minded optimist, and because her first career as an Architectural Designer was way too long, she’s throwing herself into the deep-end of writing & photo-art from her eerie the Okanagan, BC. Work can be seen at EllipsisZine, Spelk, Tupelo Quarterly, among others. You may find her here or @kryrawli.
Kevin Bigley is an actor/writer in Los Angeles. He’s worked on shows such as Sirens, Bojack Horseman, Here & Now, and Parked on Amazon. He’ll also be featured on the upcoming Greg Daniels Amazon show Upload. He’s had previous work published in Maudlin House, Reedsy, and the October issue of Beautiful Losers. You can favorite his lame jokes on twitter @kevinbigley.
Kevin Grauke is the author of Shadows of Men (Queen's Ferry Press), winner of the Steven Turner Award from the Texas Institute of Letters. His work has appeared in The Southern Review, Quarterly West, Blue Mesa Review, and Cimarron Review. Originally from Texas, he teaches at La Salle University in Philadelphia.
Kevin M. Kearney's writing has appeared in Hobart, Bending Genres, The Whitefish Review, and elsewhere. He's a fiction editor for Rejection Letters and a staff writer for PopMatters. He lives and teaches in Philadelphia. More info at kevinmkearney.com
Kevin Maloney is the author of Cult of Loretta (Lazy Fascist Press, 2015). His stories have appeared in Hobart, Barrelhouse, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, and a number of other journals and anthologies. He lives in Portland, Oregon.
Kevin P. Keating became a professor of English and began teaching at John Carroll University and Baldwin Wallace University after working as a boilermaker in the steel mills in Ohio. His essays and stories have appeared in more than fifty literary journals. His first novel, The Natural Order of Things, was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes/First Fiction Award. His second novel, The Captive Condition, was released by Pantheon Books in July of 2015 at the San Diego Comic Con International. He lives in Cleveland.
Kevin Richard White's fiction appears in Hobart, Rejection Letters, Lost Balloon, The Molotov Cocktail, Soft Cartel, X-R-A-Y, The Hunger, Hypertext and Grub Street among many others. He lives in Philadelphia.
Kevin Sampsell lives in Portland, Oregon, where he works at a bookstore and runs the long-running micro press, Future Tense Books. His writing has appeared recently in Wigleaf, The Elephants, Kolaj Magazine, Interrupture, and apt. His most recent book is This Is Between Us (Tin House Books). See more of his work at kevinsampsell.com and kevinsampsellcollages.tumblr.com
Kieron Walquist is an undergraduate student at Lincoln University of Missouri. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Airgonaut, CHEAP POP, Daily Science Fiction, Ghost Parachute, Gingerbread House, Purple Pig Lit, Vending Machine Press, and elsewhere.
Kim Magowan lives in San Francisco and teaches in the Department of Languages and Literatures at Mills College. Her short story collection Undoing (2018) won the 2017 Moon City Press Fiction Award. Her novel The Light Source (2019) was published by 7.13 Books. Her fiction has been published in Atticus Review Cleaver, The Gettysburg Review, Smokelong Quarterly, Wigleaf, and many other journals, and has been chosen for Best Small Fictions and Wigleaf's Top 50. She is the Fiction Editor of Pithead Chapel. www.kimmagowan.com.
A Philadelphia native, Kira Homsher is currently an MFA candidate at Virginia Tech. She has won Phoebe Journal's 2020 nonfiction contest and was a finalist in CRAFT's flash fiction contest. Her writing also appears or is forthcoming in SmokeLong Quarterly, DIAGRAM, Ghost City Review, and others. She is working on her first short story collection. You can find her at kirahomsher.com.
Kristen Estabrook is a former elementary school teacher and current community organizer in New Haven, Connecticut. She loves coffee and libraries and fall in New England, and has been previously published in 3Elements Review.
Kristen Loesch is an Asian-American writer and aspiring novelist. She placed runner-up in the 2019 Mslexia Short Story Competition and was most recently shortlisted for the Smokelong Quarterly Award for Flash Fiction 2020. She tweets @KShaoling.
Kristen M. Ploetz (@KristenPloetz) lives in Massachusetts. Her recent short fiction has been published (or is forthcoming) with CRAFT Literary, BULL, The Normal School, Atticus Review, Wigleaf, jmww, and elsewhere. She is Creative Nonfiction Editor for Atlas + Alice. You can find her on the web at www.kristenploetz.com.
Kristin Garth is a poet from Pensacola who has had a few fever dreams in prose. Her poems and shorts stories have been featured in Luna Luna, SCAB, Anti-Heroin Chic, Drunk Monkeys, Ghost City Press, Occulum and many other publications. Her poetry chapbook Pink Plastic House is available here. Follow her sonnets, socks and secrets on Twitter: @lolaandjolie and her website.
Kristin LaFollette is a PhD candidate at Bowling Green State University. Her work was featured in the 2017 anthology Ohio’s Best Emerging Poets, and her chapbook Body Parts was published by GFT Press in March 2018. She currently lives in northwest Ohio. You can visit her at kristinlafollette.com.
Kristina Ten is a Russian-American writer of short stories and poetry. Her work can be found in The Masters Review, Pithead Chapel, Jellyfish Review, b(OINK), and elsewhere. She has been shortlisted for The Masters Review Anthology Prize, longlisted for the Wigleaf Top 50, and nominated for a Pushcart Prize. See more at kristinaten.com.
Krys Malcolm Belc is the author of the flash nonfiction chapbook In Transit (The Cupboard Pamphlet) and has had essays in Granta, The Rumpus, Black Warrior Review, and elsewhere, and his work has been anthologized in Wigleaf Top 50 and Best of the Net. He’s the memoir editor of Split Lip Magazine and lives in Philadelphia with his partner and their three young children.
Kyra Kondis is an MFA candidate in fiction at George Mason University. She is also the proud owner of three (3) small cacti and is the Assistant Editor of So to Speak Journal. Some of her other work can be found in or forthcoming in Matchbook, Wigleaf, and Pithead Chapel, and on her website at kyrakondis.com.
L Mari Harris’s most recent work has appeared or is forthcoming in Pithead Chapel, Tiny Molecules, Crack Spine, Cheat River Review, Trampset Bending Genres, among others. She lives deep in the woods of central Missouri. Follow her on Twitter @LMariHarris and read more of her work at www.lmariharris.wordpress.com.
L Scully (they/them) is a queer writer and double Capricorn currently based in Madrid. They are the cofounder and prose editor at Stone of Madness Press. Find them in the ether @LRScully.
Lanny Durbin lives in Springfield, Illinois, plays in a few bands and drives a Buick. His work has appeared in Hobart Pulp, Maudlin House and *82 Review, among others. He can be found on Twitter @LannyDurbin.
Laura Eppinger is a Pushcart-nominated writer of fiction, poetry and essay. Her work has appeared at the Rumpus, the Toast, and elsewhere. She’s the managing editor at Newfound Journal.
Leland Cheuk authored of the story collection LETTERS FROM DINOSAURS (2016) and the novel THE MISADVENTURES OF SULLIVER PONG (2015). His stories and essays have been in Salon, Catapult, Joyland and others. Find him at @lcheuk on Twitter and lelandcheuk.com.
Levi Rumata, from Cincinnati, lives and writes in Spain.
Lina Lau is a writer from Toronto, Canada. Her nonfiction was the third place winner of the 2019 Prairie Fire creative non-fiction contest, and was longlisted for the 2019 CNFC/Humber Literary Review creative non-fiction contest. Her work can be seen in Hippocampus Magazine, The Citron Review, carte blanche, Little Fiction | Big Truths, and Tiny Essays.
Linda McMullen is a wife, mother, diplomat, and homesick Wisconsinite. Her short stories have appeared or are forthcoming in over thirty literary magazines, including, most recently, Arachne Press, Luna Station Quarterly, Ripples in Space, Write Ahead/The Future Looms Magazine, Drunk Monkeys, Turnpike, and Storgy.
Lindsey Heatherly is a writer born and raised in Upstate South Carolina. She has words in Rejection Letters, Red Fez, Coffin Bell Journal and more. She spends her time at home raising a strong, confident daughter. You can find her on Twitter: @rydanmardsey.
Lisa Kenway is an Australian writer and doctor. Her short fiction has appeared in Meniscus Literary Journal, Brilliant Flash Fiction, Ellipsis Zine, and The Cabinet of Heed. Find her at www.lisakenway.com or on Twitter @LisaKenway.
Lisa Lerma Weber lives in San Diego, California. Her work has recently appeared in Disquiet Arts, Kreaxxxion, Random Sample Review, The Daily Drunk, and others. She is a junior editor and poetry contributor for Versification. Follow her ramblings on Twitter @LisaLermaWeber.
Liz Fyne has degrees in biology and neuroscience, and she spent over ten years working in biomedical research before she turned to writing fiction. She has three stories available in traditionally published anthologies. Additional stories are published in literary and interdisciplinary magazines. You can learn more about her at lizfyne.com. Follow her @lifyne.
Lori Yeghiayan Friedman was born and raised in Southern California and holds a BA and an MFA in Theatre from the University of California, San Diego. Her creative nonfiction has appeared in Post Road Magazine and The Nasiona. You can follow her on Twitter @loriyeg.
Louis Dickins is a 23-year-old writer, actor, and artist from Melbourne.
Lucy Zhang is a writer masquerading around as a software engineer. She watches anime and sleeps in on weekends like a normal human being. Recent publications include: Porridge, Ligeia, Ghost Parachute, Twist in Time, MoonPark Review. She can be found at https://kowaretasekai.wordpress.com/ or on Twitter @Dango_Ramen.
Lydia Copeland Gwyn is a writer and librarian living in East Tennessee with her husband and children. Her stories and poems have appeared in Elm Leaves Journal, the Florida Review, JMWW, Glimmer Train and elsewhere. Her book of flash fictions, Tiny Doors, is available from Another New Calligraphy.
Łukasz Drobnik's writing has been published or is forthcoming in Quarterly West, Lighthouse, Bare Fiction, SHARKPACK Annual, Mojave Heart Review, Cartridge Lit, Foglifter and elsewhere. He has written two novellas in his native Polish, “Nocturine” and “Cunninghamella” (Forma, 2011). An English version of “Nocturine” is forthcoming in 2019 from Fathom Books. You can find him on Twitter @drobnik.
M. C. Zendejas is a fiction writer from Texas. He is currently studying creative writing at the University of Houston. His work is featured or forthcoming in Your Impossible Voice, Contemporary Collective Magazine, and Z Publishing’s Anthology: Texas’s Best Emerging Poets. He likes candy corn, museums, and slamming brutal death metal.
Mackenzie Moore is an LA based writer and illustrator. She smears mustard on everything and has trouble drinking water. Her mixed media chapbook Alms Basket for your Heart is forthcoming this September.
Madeline Anthes is the acquisitions editor of Hypertrophic Literary and the assistant editor of Lost Balloon. Her work can be found in Jellyfish Review, WhiskeyPaper, and more. Find her @maddieanthes or see more of her work on Madelineanthes.com.
Maggie Dove is a cross-genre Southern writer by way of South Florida. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Hobart, Cosmonauts Avenue, JMWW, Drunk Monkeys, Foliate Oak, The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature, The New Southern Fugitives, Crab Fat Magazine and elsewhere. She is petty and immature, and has many tribal tattoos from the 90s for which she refuses to be apologetic. Her blog can be found at romcomdojo.com and she’s on Twitter @romcomdojo.
Marc Olmsted has appeared in City Lights Journal, New Directions in Prose & Poetry, New York Quarterly, The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry and a variety of small presses. He is the author of four collections of poetry, including What Use Am I a Hungry Ghost?, which has an introduction by Allen Ginsberg with praise from Michael McClure and Diane di Prima. Olmsted’s 25 year relationship with Ginsberg is chronicled in his Beatdom Books memoir Don’t Hesitate: Knowing Allen Ginsberg 1972-1997 – Letters and Recollections. Find more of his work here.
Marcus Pactor's short story collection, Vs. Death Noises, won the 2011 Subito Press Prize for Fiction. His work has most recently appeared in The Collagist, South Dakota Review, and Heavy Feather Review. He lives and works in Jacksonville, Florida.
Marina Flores is a feminist writer and scholar born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. She holds a Master of Arts in Literature, Creative Writing and Social Justice from Our Lady of the Lake University. Her work has appeared in The Pecan Grove Review and Dream Noir Literary Magazine. In her spare time, Marina can be found reading, curled up with her doxie, Simba, or sipping on a cup of iced coffee. She tweets her thoughts daily from @marinathelibra.
Marisa Crane is a lesbian writer and editor. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Pigeon Pages, Pidgeonholes, Drunk Monkeys, among others. She currently lives in San Diego with her fiancée. She loves wiener dogs, all flavors of aioli, and making Allen Iverson references. Her Twitter handle is @marisabcrane.
Mark Tulin is a former family therapist from Philadelphia who now lives in Santa Barbara, California. He has a poetry chapbook, Magical Yogis, published by Prolific Press, and an upcoming book of stories, The Asthmatic Kid. His stories and poetry have appeared in Fiction on the Web, Ariel Chart, Amethyst Magazine, among anthologies and podcasts. His website is Crow On The Wire.
Marston Hefner is a writer living in Los Angeles. He has a story published by Tyrant Magazine. In his free time he plays backgammon and practices yoga.
Mary Alice Stewart's work has appeared in Washington Square Review, Hobart, and The Nervous Breakdown. An essay of hers has been translated into Italian for Edizioni Black Coffee's website. She is at work on a short story collection. She is from Maine.
Mary Mattingly is a Metro Detroit native who recently graduated from Florida Atlantic University with an MFA in fiction. If her words do nothing but make you laugh, she’s satisfied. Her work has previously been seen in Arcturus and Barren Magazine.
Mary Widdicks is a former psychologist turned novelist and freelance journalist. Her writing has been featured in The Washington Post, Undark Magazine, Salon, Vox, Quartz, and more. Mary is also the author of The Mermaid Asylum psychological suspense series. She is a firm believer in strong, twisted female characters and unhappy endings. Her internet search history is not for the faint of heart. Follow her at: http://marywiddicks.com or on Twitter @MaryWiddicks.
Mason Parker is a writer currently residing in Livingston, MT. He is the former poetry editor of Camas magazine. He holds an MS in Environmental Studies from the University of Montana. His work has been featured in Zhoupheus, Kreaxxxion, and Gods and Radical, among others. Twitter handle: @masonparkerMT.
Matt Leibel works as a copywriter in San Francisco. His short fiction has appeared in Electric Literature, Portland Review, Wigleaf, Juked, Quarterly West, and DIAGRAM. You can find him on Twitter @matt_leibel.
Matt Mitchell is the author of The Neon Hollywood Cowboy (Big Lucks, 2021).
Matt Zbrog is a freelance writer from California who’s been living abroad since 2016. His fiction has appeared in Muskeg Magazine, and his reporting in Euromaidan Press. You can find him on Twitter @Tyler_Says, on Instagram @weirdviewmirror, or in one of the former Soviet Union’s many dimly lit bars.
Matthew Bookin is the author of Honest Days (Dostoyevsky Wannabe, 2018) and Palace (Ghost City Press, 2018.) He lives in Buffalo, NY.
Matthew Licht lives between two worlds, one of which might be the real one. His short story collections The Moose Show and Justine, Joe & the Zen Garbageman (both from Salt Pubs.) were nominated for the Frank O'Connor Award. He is a staff writer for Stanza 251, which includes Hotel Kranepool, his weekly bilingual blog on metaphysical hospitality.
Matthew Lovitt is a drug addict recovering in Austin, Texas. Other works at Soft Cartel and ExPat Press, forthcoming at Back Patio Press and Defunkt Magazine. He spends too much time on Twitter @mrmatthewlovitt.
Matthew Mastricova is the fiction editor of Third Point Press, and their work has appeared or is forthcoming in Catapult, Redivider, The Threepenny Review, and elsewhere.
Max Halper lives in upstate New York. He’s been a student, trespasser and patient at some of the country’s most prestigious institutions. X-R-A-Y Literary Magazine is debuting his fiction.
Mbizo Chirasha is an International Fellow for literary activism and the Vice Presidente de PPDM, Africa, El Movimiento Poetas del Mundo (poetasdelmundo.com). He holds a Certificate of Merit from Directorio Mundial de Escritores through Academia Mundial de Literatura, Historia, Arte y Cultura (2018.) and is widely published in more than 35 journals, magazines, and anthologies around the world.
Meeah Williams is a writer and graphic artist from Seattle. Her work has most recently appeared or is forthcoming in Otoliths, Uut, Gone Lawn, The Ginger Collect, Former Cactus, Anti-Heroin Chic, Barren, Vulture Bones, Burning Houses, Neon Mariposa, Soft Cartel, Rhythm and Bones, Broken Journal, Philosophical Idiot and Mojave Heart. She tweets @pussy_nagasaki
Meg Pokrass Meg Pokrass is the author of six flash fiction collections, an award-winning collection of prose poetry, two novellas-in-flash, an award winning collection of prose poetry, and a 2020 collection of microfiction, "Spinning to Mars," which won the Blue Light Book Award. Her work has appeared in Electric Literature, Washington Square Review, Smokelong Quarterly, Split Lip and McSweeney's has been anthologized in New Micro (W.W. Norton & Co., 2018), Flash Fiction International (W.W. Norton & Co., 2015) and The Best Small Fictions 2018 and 2019. She serves as Founding Co-Editor of Best Microfiction 2020 and Festival Curator of Flash Fiction Festival U.K. and teaches flash fiction online and in person. Find out more at megpokrass.com.
Meg Tuite is author of four story collections and five chapbooks. She won the Twin Antlers Poetry award for her poetry collection, Bare Bulbs Swinging. She teaches writing retreats and online classes hosted by Bending Genres. She is also fiction editor of Bending Genres and associate editor at Narrative Magazine. http://megtuite.com.
Megan Carlson is a nonprofit communications professional, social justice advocate, and feminist lit-nerd living in Chicago. She holds a master's degree in journalism from the Medill School at Northwestern University, and her creative work has been featured in Hypertext Magazine and Blue Nib Magazine. You can follow her at @MegsCarlson on Twitter, where she mostly re-tweets Chrissy Teigen.
Megan M. Garwood is a write from Detroit, MI, whose essays on art have appeared in publications such as Triangle House and The Wall Street Journal. She is the founding editor of Chalet Magazine and has held contributing editorial positions at Whitehot Magazine and on-verge.org.
Megan Pillow (formerly Megan Pillow Davis, and writing here as John Torrance) is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and a doctoral candidate in the University of Kentucky’s English Department. Her work has appeared in, among other places, Electric Literature, SmokeLong Quarterly, Hobart, Paper Darts, and Passages North. She’s on Twitter @megpillow.
Meghan Louise Wagner is a writer based out of Cleveland, OH. She is currently a student in the NEOMFA. Her work has appeared in such places as Jellyfish Review, Umbrella Factory Magazine, and Minola Review.
Meghan Phillips is editor in chief of Third Point Press and an associate editor for SmokeLong Quarterly. Her flash fiction chapbook “Abstinence Only” is forthcoming from Barrelhouse. You can find more of her writing at meghan-phillips.com. She lives in Lancaster, PA, and tweets @mcarphil.
Mei Mei Sun was born in Yokohama, Japan, and raised in Birmingham, Alabama. She currently lives in Los Angeles with her tiny white puppy, potted rubber plants, and acute childhood trauma. Her work can be found at meimeisun.org.
Melanie Czerwinski is a lesbian author living in Delaware. Her work has been published or is forthcoming by The Sucarnochee Review, Dark Ink Press, From Whispers To Roars, Not Your Mother’s Breast Milk, Underwood Press, Reflex Fiction, and littledeathlit. Her Twitter is @mel_czer, but she neglects it.
Melissa Goode's work has appeared in Wigleaf, SmokeLong Quarterly, Whiskey Paper, Split Lip Magazine, Forge Literary Magazine, among others. Her story “It falls” (Jellyfish Review) was recently chosen by Aimee Bender for Best Small Fictions 2018 (Braddock Avenue Books). She lives in Australia. You can find her here and at @melgoodewriter.
Michael Farfel lives and writes out of Salt Lake City, Utah. His work has been published in a number of wonderful literary journals, all of which can be found on his website, MichaelFarfel.com. He also has a novel coming out this year with Montag Press. And tweets sometimes, @onebillionmikes.
Michael Graves is the author of the novel, Parade. He also composed the short story collection, Dirty One. This book was a Lambda Literary Award Finalist and an American Library Association Honoree. His short fiction and poetry have been featured in numerous literary publications, including Pank, Post Road, Eclectica Magazine, Storgy and Chelsea Station Magazine. Follow Michael on Twitter: @MGravesAuthor.
Michael Harris Cohen’s work is published or forthcoming in various places including Conjunctions, Nobrow Press, Catapult’s Tiny Crimes, F(r)iction, The Dark Magazine, Necessary Fiction and Fanzine. He’s won several writing contests and is a recipient of a Fulbright grant and fellowships from the Atlantic Center for the Arts, The Künstlerdorf Schöppingen Foundation, Jentel, The Djerassi Foundation, The Blue Mountain Center, and OMI International Arts Center. His first book, The Eyes, was published by the once marvelous but now defunct Mixer Publishing. He lives with his wife and daughters in Sofia and teaches at the American University in Bulgaria. Find him online at Michaelharriscohen.com and @fictionknot.
Michael Lehman (@somechampion) changes inexorably as a cloud.
Michael Loveday's hybrid novella-in-flash Three Men on the Edge (V. Press, 2018) was shortlisted for the 2019 Saboteur Award for Best Novella. He is currently completing a flash fiction collection on the theme of secrets. He also writes poetry, with a pamphlet He Said / She Said published by HappenStance Press (2011). More at: https://michaelloveday.com/.
Michael Mungiello is from New Jersey and lives in Brooklyn. It’s a wonderful place. Every single second of life is pleasure. You can read other stuff by him in Hobart and Fourteen Hills, among other places. His Twitter is @_______Michael_.
Michael Prihoda lives in central Indiana. He is the editor of After the Pause, an experimental literary magazine and small press. His work has received nominations for the Pushcart Prize and the Best of the Net Anthology and he is the author of eight poetry collections, most recently Years Without Room (Weasel Press, 2018).
Michael Seidlinger is an Asian American author of novels, including My Pet Serial Killer, The Fun We’ve Had and The Strangest. He serves as the social media editor at Electric Literature, a producer for Publishers Weekly, and co-publisher of Civil Coping Mechanisms. You can find him on Facebook, Twitter (@mjseidlinger), and Instagram (@michaelseidlinger)
Michael Seymour Blake is the author of the art book 12 Days of Santa Crying. Shirts featuring his art can be seen on hot bodies around the world. He eats, sleeps, doodles, writes, lives in Queens, NY. He easily gets lost. You can find his work on michaelsblake.com and Cosmonauts Avenue, Hobart, Queen Mob’s Tea House, Barrelhouse, Fanzine, Flapperhouse, Entropy, Waxwing, Corium, Paper Darts, People Holding, and Heavy Feather Review.
Michael Wade is a writer in North Carolina. He’s also worked as a journalist, critic, research scientist, and biotech exec, among other things. HIs work has appeared in Pithead Chapel, formercactus, The Cabinet of Heed, Easy Street, and elsewhere. He can be found on Twitter @michael_mwade.
Michelle Ross is the author of There’s So Much They Haven’t Told You (2017), which won the 2016 Moon City Press Short Fiction Award. Her fiction has recently appeared or is forthcoming in Alaska Quarterly Review, Colorado Review, Pidgeonholes, Electric Literature’s Recommended Reading, SmokeLong Quarterly, and other venues. She is fiction editor of Atticus Review. She lives in Tucson, Arizona. www.michellenross.com.
Mieze Zuber is mostly stateless. American by birth, and nothing by choice. She lives somewhere across the big pond and writes because she has to, not because she wants to.
Mike Andrelczyk lives with his wife in Strasburg, Pennsylvania. He is the author of “The Iguana Green City & Other Poems” as well as a book of haiku called “Dissolving.” He tweets at @MikeAndrelczyk. Find more work at neutralspaces.co/mikeandrelczyk.
Mike Corrao is a young writer working out of Minneapolis. His work has been featured in publications such as Entropy, decomP, Cleaver, and Fanzine. His first novel will be released in fall of 2018 by Orson’s Publishing. Further information at www.mikecorrao.com.
Mike Itaya lives in southern Alabama, where he works in a library. His work appears or is forthcoming in decomP Magazine, Queen Mob's Teahouse, Swamp Ape Review, Heavy Feather Review, and The Lindenwood Review.
Miles Coombe is a multidisciplinary artist living in London. He is a music producer, songwriter and DJ as well as a visual artist and a poet/writer. He is fascinated by the idea of modern fairy-tales. He often combines the words that he writes with the artworks that he makes. His writings are often based on youth/memory/obsession/loss/nostalgia/folklore and apocalyptic dreams. Find him here or here.
Mileva Anastasiadou is a neurologist, from Athens, Greece. A Pushcart, Best of the Net and Best Small Fictions nominated writer, her work can be found in many journals, such as Litro, Jellyfish Review, Queen Mob’s Tea House, Moon Park Review and others.
Miranda González Miranda Divett González holds an MFA from the University of Texas at El Paso and teaches writing at San Antonio College. You can find more of her short fiction in Lost Balloon and Monkeybicycle and additional nonsense on Twitter at @miranda_write.
Mitchell Waldman's fiction, poetry, and essays have appeared in numerous publications, including The MacGuffin, Fictive Dream, Corvus Review, The Waterhouse Review, Crack the Spine, The Houston Literary Review, The Faircloth Review, Epiphany, Wilderness House Literary Magazine, The Battered Suitcase, and many other magazines and anthologies. His fiction has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Mitchell is also the author of the novel, A Face in the Moon, and the story collection, Petty Offenses and Crimes of the Heart, and serves as Fiction Editor for Blue Lake Review. (For more info, see his website at http://mitchwaldman.homestead.com).
MK Sturdevant is a philosophy instructor and freelance editor in the Chicago area. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Orion, Newfound, Kestrel, Alluvian, Lily Poetry Review, NUNUM, and elsewhere. She is a fiction reader for the Maine Review, and sometimes tweets @mksturdevant.
Moisés R. Delgado is a Latinx writer from the Midwest and an MFA candidate at the University of Arizona. His prose appears in or is forthcoming from Lost Balloon Mag, The Pinch, Puerto del Sol, Passages North, Pidgeonholes, Homology Lit, and elsewhere. When not writing, Moisés can be found dancing on the moon.
Molly Montgomery lives in Davis, California. Originally from Oakland, she received a B.A. in English and French from UCLA and an M.A. in Creative Writing from UC Davis. Her work has been published in Entropy Mag. You can find her on twitter @mollywritesalot.
Monica Dickson is a short fiction writer from Leeds, UK. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Spelk, Dear Damsels, jmww, Anti-Heroin Chic and other places. She has longlisted for the Reflex Flash Fiction competition and Bath Flash Fiction award, shortlisted for the TSS Flash 400, and won the 2019 Northern Short Story Festival Flash Fiction Slam. Her story 'Receipts' was selected for the inaugural Best of British and Irish Flash Fiction list (BIFFY50). She tweets @Mon_Dickson and blogs at writingandthelike.wordpress.com.
Mordecai Martin is a 5th generation New Yorker who has lived in Jerusalem and Mexico City. He currently lives in Philadelphia with his wife, Atenea and Pharaoh-Let-My-People-Go the cat. He misses a dog of velvet brown eyes, with golden fur, who loved him through long and darkened years, who smelled like death and dug through a whole couch. Her name was Lucky. His work appears in Sortes, Gone Lawn, Toho Journal, the Daily Drunk, and the Bitchin' Kitsch. He blogs at http://www.mordecaimartin.net and tweets @mordecaipmartin.
Myna Chang writes flash and short stories. Recent work has been featured in Reflex Fiction, FlashFlood, Atlas & Alice, Writers Resist, and Daily Science Fiction. Anthologies featuring her stories include the Grace & Gravity collection Furious Gravity IX; and the forthcoming This is What America Looks Like anthology by Washington Writers’ Publishing House. Myna lives in Maryland with her husband and teenage son. Read more at MynaChang.com or on Twitter at @MynaChang.
Natalie Warther is a senior writer at 72andSunny and an M.F.A candidate at Bennington College. Her fiction has appeared in Funicular, Thrice Publishing, and Sip Cup, among other publications. Natalie lives in Los Angeles.
Nathan Elias is the author of the chapbooks A Myriad of Roads That Lead to Here: A Novelette and Glass City Blues: Poems. He received an MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University Los Angeles where he also served as editor on the literary journal Lunch Ticket. His work has appeared in Entropy, PANK, Hobart, and other publications.
Nathan Willis is a writer from Ohio. His work has appeared in various literary outlets including Outlook Springs, Hypertrophic Literary, Little Fiction, and Jellyfish Review. He can be found online at nathan-willis.com and on Twitter at @Nathan1280.
Nayt Rundquist's work has appeared or is forthcoming in Etchings, The Long Road to Spring, and Up North Lit. He is the managing editor for New Rivers Press. Nayt lives just outside space and time with his artist-jeweler wife and their fifth-dimensional dog.
Neal Suit is a recovering lawyer. He has short stories published or forthcoming in Cleaver, New World Writing, Literally Stories, Five on the Fifth, Bandit Fiction, Blue Lake Review, and (mac)ro(mic), among others. He can be reached on Twitter @SuitNeal.
Neil Clark is a writer from Edinburgh. His first story collection, Time.Wow., is out on Back Patio Press in 2020. Find him on Twitter @NeilRClark or visit neilclarkwrites.wordpress.com for a full list of publications.
Neil McDonald lives with his wife and son in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, surrounded by an assortment of black and white cats. His work has appeared in Soft Cartel, The Flash Fiction Press, and the Story Shack.
Nicholas Grider is the author of the story collection Misadventure (A Strange Object, 2014) and his work has appeared recently in Okay Donkey, Five:2:One, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Queen Mob’s Tea House and elsewhere. He can be found apologizing for lots of things at @ngrdr and, as of August 2019, at www.nicholasgrider.com.
Nicholas Rall lives in Florida with three cats: Lilo, Lisle, and Tractor.
Nick Farriella's fiction has appeared in Across the Margin and Unsolicited Press. He lives in New Jersey where he works as a copywriter and is the founder of Freedom Through Literature, an organization that runs annual book drives for prisons. You can follow him on Twitter @nick_farriella.
Nick Gregorio is a writer, teacher, reader, husband, hobbyist musician, and teeth-grinder living just outside of Philadelphia with his wife and dog. His fiction has appeared in many wonderful publications, and Maudlin House has released two of his books: This Distance (2018), and Good Grief, a novel (2017). He cohosts a podcast called book.record.beer, loves movies, punk rock, and comics, and buys more books than he has time to read. Drop him a line on social media! Twitter: @mister_nick_ and Instagram: @mister__nick.
Nick Perilli is a writer and library person living in Philadelphia with loved ones who have yet to watch Gremlins II with him. Work of his has appeared in Pidgeonholes, Breadcrumbs Magazine, Maudlin House and elsewhere. He tweets @nicoloperilli and spared no expense on his very cheap website nickperilli.com.
Nicole VanderLinden’s fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Shenandoah, Pithead Chapel, Jellyfish Review, and MoonPark Review. She's an associate editor at Colorado Review as well as a reader for Ploughshares and the Masters Review. Her book reviews have appeared in Colorado Review, the Masters Review, and the Denver Post, and you can find her on Twitter at @vandanicole.
Nikki Volpicelli has zero literary awards but did win “Best Personality” in her 8th-grade yearbook. (Actually, it was a tie.) Her writing has been featured in Nylon, Glamour, Capsule98, and Vice. She lives in Philadelphia with her two chihuahuas, Gene and Bones, and her human, Eric.
Nikolas Slackman is a writer and performer from New Jersey. He is currently studying at Bard College. You can find him on Twitter @NikSlackman or Instagram @monstermashfanfiction.
Noa Covo is a teenage writer. Her work has appeared in or is forthcoming from Jellyfish Review, Waxwing, and Reckoning. Her microchapbook, Bouquet of Fears, will be published by Nightingale and Sparrow this July. She can be found on Twitter @covo_noa.
Noah Cicero grew up in a small town near Youngstown, Ohio. He has lived in Eugene, Oregon, Grand Canyon, Arizona, Seoul, South Korea and currently resides in Las Vegas, Nevada. He has a movie made of his first book called The Human War which won the 2014 Beloit Film Festival award for Best Screenplay. He has books translated into Turkish, Kurdish and Spanish. His first book of poetry Bipolar Cowboy was voted one of the best books on Goodreads in 2015. He has many short stories, articles, and poems published at such places as Thought Catalog, 3AM Magazine, Wales Review, and Amphibi.us.
Noemi Martinez is a 1st gen boricua/Chicana queer femme crip poet-curanderx writer, mixed media artist and cultural worker living in the militarized borderlands of the Rio Grande Valley. Some of her work has been featured in Doubleback Review, Resistance and Hope: Essays by Disabled People, Rest for Resistance, Bitch, The Deaf Poets Society, Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Front Lines and Stirring: A Literary collection. They are the assistant managing editor at Raising Mothers and send tweets into the abyss at @hermanaresist.
Norris Eppes has published fiction, essays, and reporting in Hobart, The Surfer’s Journal, Newsweek, Bitter Southerner, Four Way Review, and elsewhere. He works on summer staff at the Sewanee Writers’ Conference and received his MFA in fiction from the University of Tennessee. He's on Twitter @norriseppes.
Oliver Gaywood was raised in Scotland’s rugged north before gradually moving south, culminating with a permanent move to Australia. He’s worked in journalism and digital marketing and began getting serious about penning short stories in 2016. You can find examples of his work on olivergaywood.com or be the first to know what he’s up to by following @olivergaywood on Twitter.
Oliver Zarandi is a writer and editor. His work has appeared in Hotel, Hobart, Little White Lies, Vol 1 Brooklyn and FANZINE. His short story collection, Soft Fruit In The Sun is coming out with Hexus Press this year. He is working on a novel, IDIOTS. Contact him on Twitter: @zarandi.
Olivia Holbrook lives in Oakland, California where she is studying English Literature at Mills College. This is her first creative-nonfiction publication. Her work is heavily influenced by her interest in poetry and fiction. You can find her on Twitter at @moar_loaves.
Omar Hussain is a writer from the San Francisco Bay Area, transplanted to Ann Arbor, Michigan. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Ellipsis Zine, Spelk, Dream Noir, the Drabble, the Potato Soup Journal, Fleas On the Dog and (mac)ro(mic), among others. Omar's beta-test novel, The Outlandish and the Ego, debuted in late 2017. It received some praise, remarkably.
Parker Young lives in Chicago. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Bluestem, Hobart, Oyez Review, and Miracle Monocle.
Pat Foran is a writer in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. His work has appeared in various journals, including Little Fiction, Bad Pony, Okay Donkey, WhiskeyPaper and Milk Candy Review. Find him on twitter @pdforan.
Paul Beckman is a retired air traffic controller. He was one of the winners in The Best Small Fictions 2016! His latest of 3 collections of flash stories, “Kiss Kiss” ( Truth Serum Press), is available at Independent Book Stores & Amazon. He has been published at Literary Orphans, Matter Press, Spelk, Playboy, Yellow Mama, and Pank. His micro-story was selected for the 2018 New Norton Anthology on micro-fiction.
Paul Corman-Roberts is a finalist for subTerrrain’s annual fiction contest for his short story “The Deathbed Confession of Christopher Walken.” He has appeared in The Rumpus, Buddy, and sParkle and bLink. He’s mostly known as a poet but is the current fiction editor for Full of Crow and the founder of the Beast Crawl Literary Fest in his hometown of Oakland CA. His latest collection of poems is We Shoot Typewriters from Nomadic Press.
Paul Curran's novel Left Hand was published by CCM in 2014. Pieces from Bubblegum’s Funeral, a collaboration with visual artist Marc Hulson, have appeared in galleries across London and Paris. Paul currently lives in Tokyo and is slowly assembling a J-novel.
Paul Nevin is a London-born and based author of short fiction. His work has appeared in Fictive Dream, Idle Ink and Vamp Cat Magazine. You can follow Paul on Twitter at @paulnevin.
Paweł Markiewicz was born in 1983 in Poland (Siemiatycze). He published his English haikus as well as short poems in some literary magazines, including Ginyu (Tokyo), Atlas Poetica (U.S.), and The Cherita (U.K.). Recently, he has published some poems in Taj Mahal Review (India) and Better Than Starbucks (U.S.). He has also published poems and and prose at Blog Nostics, to wit: short prose entitled The Druid. Paweł has published more than fifty German-language poems in Germany and Austria and three Polish-language chapbooks in Poland.
Peter Krumbach was born in Brno, Czechoslovakia. His most recent work has been published in Okay Donkey, Quarter After Eight, Salamander and Wigleaf. He lives in California.
Phebe Jewell's recent work appears or is forthcoming in Monkeybicycle, Spelk, Ellipsis Zine, New Flash Fiction Review, Crack the Spine, Brilliant Flash Fiction, and The Cabinet of Heed. A teacher at Seattle Central College, she also volunteers for the Freedom Education Project Puget Sound, a nonprofit providing college courses for women in prison.
Philip Webb-Gregg is a lisping poet and a dyslexic writer who takes great pleasure in publishing strange stories in beautiful places. Some of these places include: Ad Hoc Press, Storgy, The Ogham Stone, The Molotov Cocktail, Flash Frontier, Fictive Dream and Reflex Fiction. His odd plays have been brilliantly stated at Theatre N16, Cambridge Junction, Corpus Christi Playhouse and The ADC. You can follow his antics over at: Philipwebbgregg.com.
R. J. Patteson is an author/screenwriter from Toronto and finalist for the Academy Nicholl Fellowship. His other stories can be seen in Ghost Parachute, MoonPark Review, and Animal: A Beast of a Literary Magazine. He tweets @rjpatteson.
Rachel Laverdiere is a writer, potter and language instructor from Saskatchewan. Her writing is published in journals such as The Common, Atlas and Alice, The New Quarterly and Filling Station. Rachel's flash CNF was shortlisted for CutBank's 2019 Big Sky, Small Prose Flash Contest and made The Wigleaf Top 50 Very Short Fictions 2020. Her debut collection of essays is forthcoming later this year.
Rachel Mans McKenny is a writer of fiction, essays and humor, recently published in McSweeney's Internet Tendency, The Rumpus, Cotton Xenomorph, Split Lip Vol. 2, and The New York Times. Her work can be found on her website and she tweets @rmmckenny.
Ran Walker is a lawyer-turned-writer. He is the author of sixteen books, the most recent of which is a collection of poetry entitled Most of My Heroes Don’t Appear on No Stamp, slated for publication by the University of Hell Press in early 2019. Ran serves on the faculty of the Hampton University Department of English and Foreign Languages, where he teaches creative writing. He can be reached via his website, www.ranwalker.com.
Rasmenia Massoud is the author of three short story collections and some of her stories have been published at places like The Foundling Review, The Lowestoft Chronicle, Literary Orphans, The Sunlight Press, Molotov Cocktail, Flash Fiction Offensive, Big Pulp, and Underground Voices. Her novella Circuits End is forthcoming from Running Wild Press. You can visit her here.
Rebecca Gransden lives on an island. She is published at Tangerine Press, Burning House Press, Muskeg, Ligeia, and Silent Auctions, among others. Her books are anemogram., Rusticles, and Sea of Glass.
Rebecca Otter studies professional and creative writing at UNCW. She is a poetry editor and designer at semicolon literary journal. She likes the sound of rustling leaves, roads that point towards the sunset, and earthy-toned yarns. You can find her poetry and creative nonfiction in Entropy Magazine, Instant Literary Journal, and Atlantis Magazine.
Rebecca Portela is a writer in New York City. She has a BA in Psychology. Her most recent work can be found in Idle Ink and Beyond Words Literary Magazine (forthcoming). Her cynical idealism is showcased on her twitter @veganbex.
Rekha Valliappan writes short stories and poetry. A Best of the Net and Pushcart-nominated writer, her works feature in Queen Mob’s Teahouse, Red Fez, Dime Show Review, Ann Arbor Review, NonBinary Review, Aaduna, among other venues. Find her on her website SILICASUN or tweeting @silicasun.
Rich Giptar was born and raised. Some of their recent publications include Spelk, Daily Drunk Mag and Versification. They tweet @richgiptar.
Richard Leise recently accepted The Perry Morgan Fellowship in Creative Writing from Old Dominion University. While completing a MFA, he has a novel out on submission, and is completing a collection of short stories. He placed first in SUNY Cortland’s All-College Writing Competition, and has work accepted in Eckhard Gerdes’ Journal of Experimental Fiction.
Rick White lives and writes in Manchester, UK. His work has been featured in Storgy, Lunate Fiction and Ellipsis Zine among others. Rick is currently working on his first novel and hopes to finish it before he expires.
RJC Smith lives in New York. He has work forthcoming in Post Road. He tweets @RJC_Smith.
Rob Kaniuk has been described as a dropout, a good for nothing junkie and a well rounded waste of potential. He works as a union carpenter in the Philadelphia area and his favorite past-time is sitting on the porch with his niece and nephew, telling stories.
rob mclennan lives in Ottawa, Canada’s glorious capital city, where he is home full-time with the two wee girls he shares with Christine McNair. The author of more than thirty trade books of poetry, fiction and non-fiction, his most recent titles include the poetry collection A perimeter (New Star Books, 2016), and the forthcoming How the alphabet was made (Spuyten Duyvil, 2018) and Household items (Salmon Poetry, 2018). robmclennan.blogspot.com
Robert John Miller's work has appeared in Soft Cartel, New Flash Fiction Review, Peregrine, Monkeybicycle and others. You can find more stories at robertjohnmiller.com. He lives in Chicago and is working on a novel.
Robert Julius is a queer writer from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His debut chapbook, Death Salon, is out now from Seven Kitchens Press. His work appears in Brevity, cream city review, The Florida Review, The Rumpus, and elsewhere. You can follow him on Twitter @schumaker93.
Robert Stuart Powers is a PhD candidate at Florida State University. His work has appeared in Glimmer Train and World Literature Today and other journals. He is working on a novel.
Robert Warf lives in Wichita, Kansas. He is a Virginian by birth and enjoys daiquiris on the beach with his two collies, Mombo and Salsa. When the daiquiris are running low, he enjoys acid westerns, viking films, lots of neon, and Emil Zenko. You can find his tweets @RWarfBurke.
Robin Zlotnick is a writer, editor, and fledgling potter from New York. She has fiction published in places like Five on the Fifth, Peach Mag, and After the Pause, and she has humor published in McSweeney's Internet Tendency, The Belladonna, Slackjaw, and elsewhere. You can check out her work at robinzlotnick.com.
Ron Riekki's books include U.P. (Ghost Road Press), Posttraumatic (Hoot ‘n’ Waddle), and My Ancestors are Reindeer Herders and I Am Melting in Extinction (Loyola University Maryland’s Apprentice House Press). Riekki co-edited Undocumented (Michigan State University Press) and The Many Lives of The Evil Dead (McFarland), and edited And Here (MSU Press), Here (MSU Press, Independent Publisher Book Award), and The Way North (Wayne State University Press, Michigan Notable Book).
Roseline Mgbodichinma is a Nigerian writer whose works have appeared or in The African writer Magazine, The Hellebore, West Trestle Review, JFA human rights mag, Serotonin poetry, Artmosterrific & elsewhere. She won the Audience Favorite award for the Union Bank Campus writing challenge - Okada books, she is the third prize winner for the PIN food poetry contest and a finalist for the Shuzia Creative writing contest. She is a recipient of the NF2W9 2020 poetry scholarship. You can reach her on her blog www.mgbodichi.com and Twitter @Rmgbodichinma.
Rosella Birgy is a current sophomore at Coe College studying Religious Studies & Creative Writing. Her work can be found elsewhere in The Pearl, Coe Review, and The Claremont Review, among others. She is happy to call Minneapolis home.
Rosie Garland is a novelist, poet, and singer with post-punk band The March Violets. Her work appears in Under the Radar, Spelk, The Rialto, Ellipsis, Butcher’s Dog, Longleaf Review, The North and elsewhere. Forthcoming poetry collection ‘What Girls do the Dark’ (Nine Arches Press) is out in October 2020. She’s authored three novels: The Palace of Curiosities, Vixen, & The Night Brother, which The Times of London described as “a delight...with shades of Angela Carter.” In 2019, Val McDermid named her one of the UK’s Top 10 LGBT writers.
Ross McMeekin's debut novel, The Hummingbirds (Skyhorse), came out in 2018. His short fiction has appeared in Virginia Quarterly Review, Post Road, Redivider, and Tin House's Flash Fiction Fridays. He's received fellowships from the Jack Straw Cultural Center and Hugo House. He edits the literary journal Spartan.
Ruth Aitken is a fiction writer from Washington, D.C. Her favorite pencils are Ticonderoga.
Ryan Hall was born in Ogden, Utah, a place that holds the distinction of being where Hal Ashby grew up. He resides in Portland, Oregon.
Ryan Norman is a writer from New York living in the Hudson Valley. Inspired by the landscape, he writes what he feels. He enjoys climbing tall things and swimming in mountain lakes. His work has appeared in From Whispers to Roars, Elephants Never, Vamp Cat Magazine, 3 Moon Magazine, Twist in Time Magazine, Black Bough Poetry, Storgy Magazine and elsewhere. You can find him on Twitter @RyanMGNorman.
S.S. Mandani is a writer, runner, and coffee person from NYC. His work is featured or forthcoming in New World Writing, XRAY, No Contact, and Lost Balloon. He holds and MFA in Creative Writing from The New School. Equal parts Murakami and Calvino, his novel-in-progress explores Sufi mysticism to tell the story of how a climate world war brings together a dysfunctional family of jinns spanning a hundred years. It envisions a murky, yet hopeful future. He radios @SuhailMandani.
Sabrina Hicks is a writer who enjoys all points of view and the occasional writing prompt. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Split Lip Magazine, Lost Balloon, Bending Genres, Barren, Matchbook, and other publications. More of her work can be found at sabrinahicks.com.
Salvatore Difalco is the author of two books of shorts stories, Black Rabbit (Anvil Press) and The Mountie at Niagara Falls (Anvil Press). He currently lives in Toronto, Canada.
Sam Payne lives in Plymouth. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Spelk, Every day Fiction, Unbroken Journal, Literary Mama and Ink, Sweat and Tears. Find her on Twitter at @skpaynewriting.
Sam Phillips is an author an artist based in San Francisco. His work focuses on humanity while playing with viewpoint and universal truth. He is fascinated by how peoples understanding of existence. His work can be found at sadface4dayze.com.
Sandra Arnold is an award-winning writer who lives in New Zealand. She has a PhD in Creative Writing and is the author of five books. Her most recent, a flash fiction collection, Soul Etchings (Retreat West Books, UK) and a novel, The Ash, the Well and the Bluebell (Mākaro Press, NZ) were published in 2019. Her flash fiction and short stories have been widely published and anthologized. More here.
Sara Hills has words at SmokeLong Quarterly, Cheap Pop, and New Flash Fiction Review. Her work has been included in the BIFFY50 and twice shortlisted for the Bath Flash Fiction Award and the Bridport Prize. Originally from America’s Desert Southwest, she lives in Warwickshire, England and tweets from @sarahillswrites.
Sara Kachelman has published fiction in New South, DIAGRAM, Portland Review, and many other journals. She studies prose and bookmaking at the Independent Publishing Resource Center in Portland, Oregon, where she is assembling her first chapbook. Contact her at sarakachelman.com.
Sara Lippmann is the author of the story collection Doll Palace. Her fiction has appeared in Berfrois, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Split Lip, Midnight Breakfast and elsewhere. She teaches at St. Joseph’s College and cohosts the Sunday Salon. For more: @saralippmann.
Sara Siddiqui Chansarkar is an Indian American. She was born in a middle-class family in India and will forever be indebted to her parents for educating her beyond their means. She is a Pushcart and Best of the Net nominee and her work has been published online in The Ellipsis zine, Lunch Ticket, Star82 Review, Cabinet of Heed, and also in print, most recently the National Flash Fiction Day Anthology 2018. She blogs at Puny Fingers and can be reached @PunyFingers.
Sarah Arantza Amador writes about longing, ghost-making, and the endearment of monsters from the Santa Cruz Mountains of Northern California. Her work is featured in Best Microfiction 2019 and has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. She tweets @ArantzaSarah and sometimes blogs here.
Sarah E. Harris is a writer living in California’s central valley with her husband and two unruly dogs. Her work has previously appeared in publications such as SpringGun, Quarter After Eight, and NANO Fiction, where it was awarded the 3rd annual NANO Prize. Find her on Twitter @DrSeharris.
Sarah Freligh is the author of Sad Math, winner of the 2014 Moon City Press Poetry Prize and the 2015 Whirling Prize from the University of Indianapolis; A Brief Natural History of an American Girl (Accents Publishing, 2012), Sort of Gone (Turning Point Books, 2008) and We, forthcoming from Harbor Editions in late 2020. Recent work has been featured on Writer’s Almanac, appeared in the Cincinnati Review miCRo series, SmokeLong Quarterly, Wigleaf, Fractured Lit, and in the anthologies New Micro: Exceptionally Short Fiction (Norton 2018) and Best Microfiction 2019 and 2020. Among her awards are a 2009 poetry fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts and a grant from the Constance Saltonstall Foundation in 2006.
Sarah MW is a high school English teacher with a BA in Modern and Medieval Languages, University of Oxford. She lives with her wife in the West Midlands of the UK. Follow her on Twitter @sarahmw19.
Sasha Tandlich is a native Floridian, and now lives in Los Angeles with her cat. She’s a recipient of the Kasdan Scholarship in Creative Writing.
Saul Lemerond is a dyslexic writer who lives in Madison Indiana where he teaches creative writing at Hanover College. His book Kayfabe and Other Stories was published by One Wet Shoe Press in 2013 and can be found on Amazon. His short stories have appeared in Bourbon Peen, Gigantic Sequins, decomP, Five: 2: One Magazine, and elsewhere. You can find links to many of his stories at his website: saullemerond.com. You can also follow him on Twitter: @saullemerond.
Savannah Slone is a writer, editor, and English professor from the Pacific Northwest. Her work has appeared in or will soon appear in Paper Darts, The Indianapolis Review, Glass: A Poetry Journal, FIVE:2:ONE, Pithead Chapel, Hobart Pulp, and elsewhere. She is the Editor-in-Chief of Homology Lit and the author of Hearing the Underwater (Finishing Line Press, 2019). You can read more of her work at www.savannahslonewriter.com.
Scott Bryan is a copy editor and ‘2018 Writer of the Year’ for Music in Minnesota. He also publishes the online novel/zine Get It Away From Me and penned the screenplay for the independent feature film Drunk. His fiction has appeared in Soda Killers Magazine and Coffin Bell Literary Journal.
Scott Malone lives in Richmond, Virginia. He can be found on his very exclusive, semi-living twitter account: @scottmalone0.
Sean Ennis is the author of CHASE US: Stories (Little A) and his flash fiction has recently appeared in New World Writing, Diagram, HAD, (mac)ro(mic) and Tiny Molecules. More of his work can be found at seanennis.net
Sean Kilpatrick, raised in Detroit, is published or forthcoming at Boston Review, NERVE, New York Tyrant, BOMB, Fence, Columbia Poetry Review, evergreen review, Sleepingfish, VICE, Obsidian: Literature & Arts in the African Diaspora, Black Sun Lit, Spork, The Quietus, Whiskey Island, The Malahat Review, Hobart, Diagram, Vol.1 Brooklyn, LIT. He wrote Anatomy Courses (with Blake Butler, Lazy Fascist Press) and Sir William Forsythe’s Freebase Nuptials (Sagging Meniscus Press).
Sean Littlefield Chumley lives in Chicago and just graduated with his MFA in Writing. He is currently at work on a novel. He'd love to stay and chat, but he has cookies in the oven.
Sean Williamson is a multidisciplinary storyteller. His debut feature film, Heavy Hands was an official selection to the 2013 Raindance Film Festival (London). In 2018, Sean released the audio series, Blight: Stories in the Key of Decay and Repair. His work has appeared in, or is forthcoming at, Post Road, The Drum, Juked and The Millions.
Sebastian Castillo is the author of 49 Venezuelan Novels (Bottlecap Press). His work has been published in The Fanzine, peach mag, Hobart, and elsewhere. He lives in New York, where he teaches writing. You can find him: @bartlebytaco.
Sebastian Mazza was born and raised in Washington, DC and just finished his BA at Columbia in NYC. His writing has been featured in Reverberations Magazine and on the Ugly Duckling Presse blog. You can follow him @geckocerebellum.
Selena Cotte is a poet/writer/shapeshifter living in Chicago by way of Orlando. Her poems and stories are published or forthcoming in journals such as HAD, Ligeia, Maudlin House & others. She can be found online @selenacotte.
Serrana Laure grew up in the mountains of northern New Mexico. She lives in New York City and is currently an M.F.A candidate at Sarah Lawrence College. Her work has appeared recently in Prometheus Dreaming. You can find her on twitter @serranalaure.
Shane Cashman's stories have appeared in The Atlantic, Catapult, BBC Travel, Jellyfish Review, Atlas Obscura, and Penthouse. He teaches narrative studies at Manhattanville College in New York. Many of his previously published stories can be found at www.shanecashman.com
Shane Jesse Christmass is the author of the novels, Yeezus In Furs (Dostoyevsky Wannabe, 2018), Napalm Recipe: Volume One (Dostoyevsky Wannabe, 2017), Police Force As A Corrupt Breeze (Dostoyevsky Wannabe, 2016) and Acid Shottas (The Ledatape Organisation, 2014). An archive of his writing/artwork/music can be found at www.shanejessechristmass.tumblr.com.
Shane Kowalski was born outside of Philadelphia. Currently he’s a lecturer at Cornell University. His work appears or is forthcoming in Puerto del Sol, Electric Literature, The Offing, Hobart, and elsewhere. He’s the author of Dog Understander (Frontier Slumber Press).
Shannon Frost Greenstein is a Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net Nominee, a Contributing Editor for Barren Magazine, and a former Ph.D. candidate in Continental Philosophy. Her work has appeared in McSweeney's Internet Tendency, Crab Fat Magazine, Spelk Fiction, Scary Mommy, and elsewhere. She works as a copywriter and freelancer in Philadelphia, where she lives with her children, soulmate, and cats. Follow Shannon on her website at www.shannonfrostgreenstein.wordpress.com or on Twitter at @mrsgreenstein. She can also be Googled.
Shannon McLeod is the author of the forthcoming novella in stories WHIMSY (Curbside Splendor Publishing) and the essay chapbook PATHETIC (Etchings Press). Her writing has appeared in Tin House, Hobart, Joyland, and Wigleaf, among other publications. She’s on twitter @OcqueocSAM & has a website at www.shannon-mcleod.com.
Shannon St. Hilaire is a content writer at Airbnb. She serves on the board of directors for an arts organization, The People’s Colloquium, and is an editor of their anthology. Previously, she interned at Tin House Books and wrote for The Fig Tree, a social justice newspaper. Her creative writing has been published in VoiceCatcher and Reflection. Her website can be found at www.shannonsthilaire.com.
Sharon Dale Wexler's teaching and writing have been awarded fellowships from The Cullman Center Institute for Teachers, New Visions, and The New York Times. Her fiction has been published or is forthcoming from Ginosko Literary Journal, New World Review, Addiction/Recovery Anthology, Madness Muse Press, and Promethean. She is a graduate of the MA Writing Program at City College of New York, The University of Florida and has studied with Gordon Lish.
Shelby Colburn is an emerging writer from Eddington, Maine. She has earned her BA and MA at the University of Maine and will be pursuing her MFA at the University of New Hampshire. Colburn enjoys relishing in the weird, grotesque, and feminist body. She lives with two royal, spoiled cats and a supportive fiancé.
Sheldon Birnie lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada with his wife and their two young children. The author of Missing Like Teeth: An oral history of Winnipeg underground rock (Eternal Cavalier), his fiction has recently appeared in Exoplanet, The Wicked Library, Parallel Prairies, among others. Find him lurking online @badguybirnie.
Sheldon Lee Compton is the author of five books of fiction and poetry. His third novel, Dysphoria: An Appalachian Gothic, will be published in the spring of 2019 by Cowboy Jamboree Press. He is now writing his first book of nonfiction for West Virginia University Press, a hybrid work about the writer Breece D’J Pancake.
Sheree Shatsky writes short fiction believing much can be conveyed with a few wild words. She was selected by the AWP Writer to Writer Mentorship Program as a Spring 2018 mentee for flash fiction. Recent work has appeared in KYSO Flash and mac(ro)mic with work forthcoming in Sleet Magazine, among others. Read more of her work along with her adventures with Wild Words here and @talktomememe.
Sherry Morris writes prize-winning flash fiction and short stories which have won prizes, placed on shortlists and been performed in London and Scotland. She lives on a farm in the Scottish Highlands where she watches clouds, pets cows, goes for long walks and scribbles stories. Her published work can be found at www.uksherka.com. Follow her @Uksherka.
Shome Dasgupta is the author of i am here And You Are Gone (Winner Of The 2010 OW Press Fiction Chapbook Contest), The Seagull And The Urn (HarperCollins India), Anklet And Other Stories (Golden Antelope Press), Pretend I Am Someone You Like (Livingston Press), and Mute (Tolsun Books). He lives in Lafayette, LA and can be found at www.shomedome.com and @laughingyeti.
Socrates Adams lives in Bristol with his wife and young son. He’s the author of two novels, Everything’s Fine (Transmission Print) and A Modern Family (Bluemoose Books). His website is socratesadams.com.
Sophie Jennis is a twenty-two-year-old girl and writer from the Hudson Valley of New York. Her work has been featured in Chronogram, tagvverk, Pouch Mag, and forthcoming, Hobart. You can find more of her here.
Spencer Litmanis an emerging writer in Phoenix where he lives with his wife and two smaller versions of his wife (children). His work appears or is forthcoming in JMWW, Pithead Chapel, Ellipsis Zine, and Riggwelter Press. Find him on Twitter @LitmanSpencer.
Stephanie Parent is a graduate of the Master of Professional Writing program at USC and has published essays in the HuffPost, Entropy, and many others.
Stephanie Yu is an attorney and writer. She lives in Los Angeles with her partner Nate. Her work has recently appeared or is forthcoming in carte blanche, Eclectica, Gingerbread House, Heavy Feather Review, and the Journal of Compressed Creative Arts. You can find her on Twitter @stfu_stephanie.
Steve Anwyll is the author of Welfare (Tyrant Books 2018). He runs his mouth at Hobart often. And can be observed through his twitter @oneloveasshole.
Steve Campbell writes short fiction which has been published in places such as Spelk, Fictive Dream, MoonPark Review, Molotov Cocktail and Flashback Fiction. He’s Managing Editor of Ellipsis Zine and is trying to write a novel. You can follow him via twitter @standondog and his website standondog.com.
Steve Chang is from the San Gabriel Valley, California. He holds an MFA from Cornell University and is a former bassist for Korean band GENIUS. His work has appeared recently in North American Review, The Southampton Review, Jellyfish Review, and Okay Donkey. He tweets at @stevexisxok and his website is, literally, stevehasawebsite.com This story is for SM.
Steve Gergley is a writer and runner from Warwick, New York. His fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Cleaver Magazine, Hobart, Pithead Chapel, After the Pause, Barren Magazine, and others. In addition to writing fiction, he has composed and recorded five albums of original music. His fiction can be found here.
Stevie Trujillo writes about alchemy. Her essays have appeared in the NYT, Washington Post, Salon, and Huffington Post. She's currently working on a memoir about driving from California to Patagonia where she turned national scourges like heroin, loneliness, and the American dream into a different kind of gold. (Spoiler: It’s a love story.) You can find her on Twitter @NomadlyInLove and her website stevietrujillo.com
Sudha Balagopal's recent short fiction appears in Pidgeonholes, JMWW, Vestal Review and Nottingham Review among other journals. She is the author of a novel, A New Dawn. Her work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Best Small Fictions and appears in the Wigleaf Top 50, 2019. More at www.sudhabalagopal.com.
Susan Rukeyser writes fiction but sometimes tells the truth. Her creative nonfiction appears in journals including River Teeth, Mom Egg Review, and Hippocampus Magazine, where she won their inaugural Remember in November contest. In 2018, she created her own imprint to publish 35 contributors in Feckless Cunt: A Feminist Anthology. Now and then she tweets: @SusanRukeyser.
Susanna Baird is a writer and editor in Salem, Massachusetts. Her nonfiction has been published in The Boston Globe and Boston Magazine, among others, and her fiction in failbetter, Across the Margin and more. She's a contributing editor to Spine Magazine and serves as authors co-chair of the Salem Literary Festival. When not writing or reading, she enjoys hiking with her dog and goofing off with her family. Find her online at susannabaird.com.
Sutton Strother is a writer and teacher living in New York. Her writing has been featured in several publications and nominated for Best Small Fictions, Best of the Net, and the Pushcart Prize. Read more of her work at suttonstrother.wordpress.com.
Suzanne Craig-Whytock is a Canadian writer. Her first novel, Smile, was published in 2017, and her new novel, The Dome, will be released this October by Bookland Press. Her short fiction has appeared in Slippage Lit. She also writes humorous essays which she posts on her website here.
Suzanne Grove is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and received the J. Stanton Carson Grant for Excellence in Writing while studying at Robert Morris University. Her poetry and fiction appear in The Adirondack Review, The Carolina Quarterly, Okay Donkey, The Penn Review, Porter House Review, Raleigh Review, Farrar, Straus, & Giroux's Work in Progress website, and elsewhere. She currently serves as the short fiction editor for CRAFT literary magazine. You can find her @SuzanneGrove and www.SuzanneGrove.com.
T.S.J. Harling has a first class BA in English Literature from the University of Liverpool and an MA in Critical and Creative Writing from the University of Sussex. Literary influences include Mary Shelley, the Brontë sisters, Shirley Jackson and Elizabeth Wurtzel. Publications include The Ham Free Press , Twisted Sister Lit Mag, Dear Damsels, Queen Mob’s Tea House and Storgy, among others. T.S.J. Harling has embarked on a Creative Writing PhD at the Royal Holloway, University of London since September 2018.
Tara Campbell is a writer, teacher, Kimbilio Fellow, and fiction editor at Barrelhouse. Prior publication credits include SmokeLong Quarterly, Masters Review, Monkeybicycle, Jellyfish Review, Booth, Strange Horizons, and Escape Pod/Artemis Rising. She's the author of a novel, TreeVolution, a hybrid fiction/poetry collection, Circe's Bicycle, and a short story collection, Midnight at the Organporium. She received her MFA from American University in 2019. Find here here.
Tara Isabel Zambrano is from India and currently lives in Texas. She works as a semiconductor chip designer in a startup and holds an instrument rating for single engine aircraft. Her work has been published in Tin House Online, The Cincinnati Review, Slice, Bat City Review, Yemassee and others. She reads prose for The Common.
Tara Stillions Whitehead is a writer and filmmaker from Southern California now living and teaching in Central Pennsylvania. Her work has has appeared in or is forthcoming from a variety of journals, and magazines including Fairy Tale Review, The Rupture, and PRISM international. Her full-length collection of stories, The Year of the Monster, will be published with Unsolicited Press in 2022, and her hybrid chapbook, Blood Histories, is forthcoming at Galileo Press.
Taylor Byas is a first year Creative Writing PhD student at the University of Cincinnati. She completed her Masters in English at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where she was a part of the reading and editing staff for both Birmingham Poetry Review and NELLE. Her work appears or is forthcoming in New Ohio Review, Borderlands Texas Poetry Review, Jellyfish Review, Iron Horse Literary Review, Another Chicago Magazine, and others.
Taylor Hickney, born in Dallas, is a writer and editor in NYC. She recently received her MFA in fiction from The New School and dreams big of collaborating as an editor with others on their writing to make something human together. Her own work has appeared in World Literature Today, D magazine, Fiction Southeast, Boyd Street, and The Aster Review, among other publications. She has complicated feelings about her Texas roots but adores her Siberian husky, Jagger.
Ted Prokash has 3 novels available at Joyless House Publishing. Napawaupee County Blues is coming soon from Expat Press. Find him in the falling-rock outfit, Hue Blanc’s Joyless Ones. He is a graduate of Algoma High School, class of 97.
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Therese White is a Connecticut writer, teacher, and MFA candidate from Lindenwood University. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Caveat Lector and Smoky Blue Literary and Arts Magazine. She writes while sitting on a wee stool in front of the wood stove.
Timi Sanni is a Nigerian writer and literary enthusiast studying at Lagos State University, Nigeria. His works have appeared or are forthcoming in Radical Art Review, Writers Space Africa, Rather Quiet, Fahmidan, Praxis Magazine and elsewhere.
Timothy Boudreau's recent work appears at Spelk, Storgy, Milk Candy Review, Tiny Molecules and Third Point Press. His collection Saturday Night and other Short Stories is available through Hobblebush Books. Find him on Twitter at @tcboudreau or at timothyboudreau.com.
Timothy Parfitt is an essayist and critic based in Chicago. His work has been featured or is forthcoming in Contrary, riverbabble, Thread, Newcity and Punctuate.
Timothy Willis Sanders is the author of Orange Juice and Other Stories and Matt Meets Vik. He lives in San Francisco.
Tina Wayland is a freelance copywriter by day and occasional dabbler in fiction and poetry by night. She holds a BA in Creative Writing from Concordia University, in Montreal, where she has always lived. She’s had various bits and pieces published in Every Day Fiction, Halfway Down the Stairs, The Foundling Review, and carte blanche. You can find her copywriting work and published fiction at tinawaylandcopywriter.com.
Tobias Carroll is the author of the novel Reel and the short story collection Transitory. He’s the managing editor of Vol.1 Brooklyn, frequently writes about culture for a variety of journals, and can be found on Twitter at @tobiascarroll.
Tom Mcallister Tom McAllister is the author of the novels How to Be Safe and The Young Widower’s Handbook, as well as the memoir Bury Me in My Jersey. He is the nonfiction editor at Barrelhouse and co-host of the Book Fight! podcast. He lives in New Jersey and teaches at Temple University. Find him on Twitter @t_mcallister
Tom Weller is a former factory worker, Peace Corps volunteer, Planned Parenthood sexuality educator, and college writing instructor. His fiction has appeared recently in Synaesthesia, The Molotov Cocktail, Pidgeonholes, Booth, and Barrelhouse. He lives in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania.
Tomas Marcantonio is a fiction writer from Brighton, England. He has been published in various journals and anthologies, most recently The Fiction Pool, The Cabinet of Heed, and Okay Donkey. Tomas is currently based in Busan, South Korea, where he teaches English and writes whenever he can escape the classroom. You can connect with Tomas on Twitter @TJMarcantonio.
Tomas Moniz edited Rad Dad, Rad Families, and the kids book Collaboration/Colaboración. He has stuff on the internet but loves letters and penpals: PO Box 3555, Berkeley CA 94703. He promises to write back.
Tommy Dean Tommy Dean lives in Indiana with his wife and two children. He is the author of a flash fiction chapbook entitled Special Like the People on TV from Redbird Chapbooks. He has been previously published in the BULL Magazine, The MacGuffin, Split Lip Magazine, Spartan, Hawaii Pacific Review, and New Flash Fiction Review. Find him @TommyDeanWriter on Twitter.
Toom Bucksaw divides his time between skulking the buttes of Montana, rustling Flapjack McGraw’s cattle and cutting his nails with a dull knife. His twitter handle, branded on the side of his steed, is @toom_buck.
Travis Dahlke is a writer from Connecticut with work forthcoming or appearing in Joyland Magazine, Outlook Springs, SAND Journal, Structo, and The Longleaf Review, among other literary journals and collections. Find his work at deffbridges.com.
Trent England is a playwright and author of short fiction. His most recent play, Solitaire Suite, premiered in February of 2021. Since 2009, his stories have appeared at The Masters Review, Hobart, and Conjunctions, among other places. He has twice been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, and he was named a Best Microfiction 2020 winner. He lives in Boston and can be found online at tengland.com.
Tyler Barton is a cofounder of Fear No Lit, home of the Submerging Writer Fellowship, Page Match, and Try This: Free Workshops. His collection of flash fiction, The Quiet Part Loud, won the Turnbuckle Chapbook Contest and was published in 2019 by Split Lip Press. Find his stories in Kenyon Review, The Iowa Review, Wigleaf and elsewhere. Find him at @goftyler or tsbarton.com.
Tyler Dempsey was a finalist in Glimmer Train and New Millennium Writings competitions. His work appears in Five:2:One Magazine, Buck Off Magazine, Wilderness House Literary Review, and The 3288 Review, among others. Find him on Twitter @tylercdempsey or here.
Tyler Dillow Tyler Dillow lives in Wichita, Kansas. His work has previously been featured in X-R-A-Y and Heavy Feather Review.
Vallie Lynn Watson lives in Wilmington, NC and teaches at UNCW. Her Pushcart-nominated fiction appears in journals such as PANK, decomP, and Gargoyle, and her novel, A River So Long, was published by Luminis Books in 2012.
Vanessa Chan is a Malaysian writer who writes about race, colonization, and women who don't toe the line. Her writing has been published in Porter House Review, Atticus Review, Jezebel, and more. She is based in New York where she is an MFA candidate at The New School and a reader for the literary magazine One Story. This follows a 12-year career in public relations, including most recently as director of communications for Facebook in California. Her writing has received support from Tin House, Mendocino Coast Writers’ Conference, Aspen Words, and Disquiet International. You can find her at on her website or at @vanjchan. She is at work on her novel.
Vanessa Norton is an artist living in Oakland. She is the writer of Sweet 16: 16 Photographs of 16 Ex-Boyfriends Taken When They Were 16 (Wasted Books, 2018). Her writing appears or is forthcoming in Fanzine, Tammy, Black Warrior Review, and DIAGRAM. Her work may be found here @vfnorton and here.
Veronica Klash loves living in Las Vegas and writing in her living room. Her nonfiction can be found in NPR publication Desert Companion. She is a reader for Witness and her fiction has been published or is forthcoming in Rhythm & Bones, Cheap Pop, and Ellipsis Zine. You can find Veronica and her work here.
Vi Khi Nao’s work includes poetry, fiction, film, play, and cross-genre collaboration. She is the author of the novel, Fish in Exile, the story collection A Brief Alphabet of Torture (winner of the 2016 FC2’s Ronald Sukenick Innovative Fiction Prize) and of four poetry collections: Human Tetris, Sheep Machine, Umbilical Hospital, and The Old Philosopher (winner of the 2014 Nightboat Prize). Her poetry collection, A Bell Curve Is A Pregnant Straight Line, and her short stories collection, The Vegas Dilemma, are forthcoming from 11:11 Press Summer and Fall 2021 respectively. She was the fall 2019 fellow at the Black Mountain Institute. https://www.vikhinao.com
Victoria Buitron is a writer and translator with an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from Fairfield University. Her work has been featured or is upcoming in Bare Life Review, and more. She hikes, rock climbs, and goes to movie theaters whenever she needs a break from reading and writing.
Wayland Tracy lives in Wichita, Kansas where he sells flowers wholesale and plays drums for Ponyboy.
Will Bernardara Jr.is the author of America (voidfront press 2018) and the founder of the occult criminal artist collective The Tender Wolves Society. His work has appeared in The Society of Misfit Stories, Broadswords and Blasters, Grotesque Quarterly, Underbelly, and elsewhere. Contact @kat0n9000.
Will Cordeiro has work appearing or forthcoming in Agni, The Cincinnati Review, Copper Nickel, DIAGRAM, Fourteen Hills, Nashville Review, [PANK], Sycamore Review, The Threepenny Review, Zone 3, and elsewhere. Will co-edits the small press Eggtooth Editions and lives in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Will Finlayson's work can be found in Inscape, Hobart After Dark, The Southampton Review, and elsewhere mag, and he was chosen to be included in Best Microfiction 2019.
Will Gilmer is a writer and poet living in Metro-Detroit. Over two dozen of his stories have appeared in print and online. When he’s not putting his thoughts on paper you can find him piddling in a garden, brewing beer, or practicing for he and his wife’s imaginary appearance on The Great British Bake Off.
William Lessard has writing that has appeared or is forthcoming in McSweeney’s, FANZINE, Prelude, Hyperallergic, PANK, Brooklyn Rail, Heavy Feather Review, glitterMOB. His work has also been featured at MoMA PS1. He co-curates the Cool as F*** reading series in Brooklyn and is Poetry editor of Boog City.
Wilson Koewing is a writer from South Carolina. He lives in Denver, Colorado. His work is forthcoming in Pembroke Magazine, Ellipsis Zine, Tiny Molecules, (Mac)ro(Mic) and The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts.
xTx is a writer living in Southern California. Her work has been published in places like The Collagist, PANK, Hobart, The Rumpus, The Chicago Review, Smokelong Quarterly and Wigleaf. She says nothing at www.notimetosayit.blogspot.com.
Xueyi Zhou is an emerging writer in mainland China. A native Chinese, she enjoys the challenge of writing in English, a language out of her parents' reach. More importantly, she enjoys the eyerolling of her family when they demand to know but can't. She currently works full-time in a stainless-steel trading company in Foshan. She is on Facebook.
Zac Smith wrote 50 Barn Poems (Clash Books) & has two dogs.
Zach Powers is the author of the novel FIRST COSMIC VELOCITY (Putnam 2019) and the story collection GRAVITY CHANGES (BOA Editions 2017). He is a native of Savannah, Georgia, and lives in Arlington, Virginia. Get to know him at ZachPowers.com.
Zach VandeZande is an author and professor. He lives in Ellensburg, Washington (sometimes) and Washington, DC (sometimes). He is the author of a novel, Apathy and Paying Rent (Loose Teeth Press, 2008), and a forthcoming short story collection, Liminal Domestic: Stories (Gold Wake Press, 2019). He knows all the dogs in his neighborhood. Find him at zachvz.com.
Zachary Kennedy-Lopez is a born-and-bred Left Coaster working toward his MFA at Rutgers University–Camden. A cat-dad who likes swimming and Latin American electronic music, his work has been supported by the Patrick Rosal Dice Fellowship, as well as fellowships from Writing by Writers, and has appeared in The Southampton Review, Mortar Magazine, and other publications. He can be found on Instagram and Twitter, both @queerbooksloth.
Zack Peercy is a writer based out of Chicago, where he now sees an eye doctor regularly. He was recently selected as one of the first resident playwrights at Three Brothers Theatre. His plays can be found on New Play Exchange. His prose has been featured in formercactus, Memoir Mixtapes, Occulum Journal, Toasted Cheese Magazine, The Sandy River Review, and others. You can boost his ego by sending him an email, following him on twitter (@zackpeercy), or mailing a check with the memo line “credit card debt.”
Zarah Butcher-McGunnigle is from Auckland, New Zealand and currently lives in Melbourne, Australia. Her work has appeared in publications such as Fanzine, Turbine, and Best NZ Poems. She is the author of Autobiography of a Marguerite (Hue & Cry Press, 2014). She can be found on Twitter and Instagram as @zarahbm.