Contributors

Abha Iyengar lives in New Delhi, and has had work published in Bewildering Stories, Pure Slush, New Asian Writing,The Asian Writer, Urban Shots, Muse India…
Al Russell is a graduate at the MFA program at the University of New Hampshire. She is a poetry editor at Outlook Springs literary journal.…
Ohio-born poet Amanda Williamsen is a former Poet Laureate of Cupertino, California. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in New Ohio Review, Baltimore Review,…
I’m a doctoral candidate at Boston College, where I teach postcolonial literature and research representations of migration in postcolonial Anglophone novels. My dissertation examines novels…
Born and raised in New York City, Ann Calandro is a fiction and poetry writer, a mixed media collage artist and children’s book author/illustrator, a…
Anne Wilding is an English language teacher, originally from the UK and living in the Basque Country. Her work is inspired by the natural landscape…
Bosley Gravel is an eclectic hack writer living in New Mexico. His fiction focuses on the absurdly tragic, and the tragically absurd. He likes good…
Brenda Mann Hammack serves as the coordinator for the concentration in creative writing at Fayetteville State University where she also teaches folklore, modern poetry and…
With an undergraduate degree in sculpture and a J.D., Carla Myers followed the most logical path to becoming a writer. This year she retained a…
Ceridwen Hall is pursuing a PhD in creative writing at the University of Utah and trying to teach herself Morse code. Her work appears or…
Under the influence of 90’s cartoons and culture, Youngstown, Ohio-based artist Craig Latchaw Jr., focuses on illustration, comics, and all things “gross and slimy.” Latchaw…
Curtis VanDonkelaar writes in West Michigan, where most all his work is set. Before fiction, worked in libraries, pizza joints, and as a freelance musician.…
Dan Schwartz has an MFA from the University of British Columbia and has been published in Necessary Fiction and Joyland. He is originally from Washington,…
Daniel “Cactus” Hintz (“New Existence” and “To Broil a Horse”) performs in the experimental ensembles Leavenworth and the Hydrogen Pellets. He also publishes poetry and…
Fabulist media critic David A.M. Wilensky is the digital editor of jweekly.com and modmin of the Star Trek Jewposting group on Facebook.
David Arnold (“I, Hog”) is a student at Stanford University.
David Goldberg (“Confluence: Five Landscapes” and “Chimerae: Three Portraits”) is a San Francisco photographer whose images have shown extensively in both the Bay Area and…
David Slebodnick is an illustrator, fine artist, and animator residing in Ohio. Artist statement: "I am always trying to find exactly where my art and…
Devon Miller-Duggan has published poems in Rattle, Shenandoah, Margie, Christianity and Literature, Gargoyle. She teaches Creative Writing at the University of Delaware. Her books include…
Edgar Allan Poe was an American writer, poet, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales…
Edmund Schluessel is a writer, mathematics teacher and theoretical physicist. His first book, the collection "Infinite Metropolis," with Mikko Rauhala, was published by Aurelia Leo…
Before becoming a writer Elizabeth was a waitress, a pollster, an Avon lady, and an opera singer. Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in…
Elizabeth Stix’s stories have appeared in McSweeney’s Quarterly, Tin House, Eleven Eleven, The Southampton Review and the Los Angeles Times Sunday Magazine. Her short story,…
“My clay and mixed media sculptures range from whimsical to ethereal and I strive to create work with context and meaning. My pieces tell stories,…
Gaurav Monga is a prose poet from New Delhi, India. His debut book, Tears for Rahul Dutta, was published by Philistine Press. Much of his…
Grove Koger is the author of When the Going Was Good: A Guide to the 99 Best Narratives of Travel, Exploration, and Adventure and Associate…
Derkin lives on the banks of a river in the northern tip of the lower peninsula of Michigan. He does not have an MFA but…
Heather Bourbeau’s fiction and poetry have been published in 100 Word Story, Alaska Quarterly Review, Cleaver, Eleven Eleven, Francis Ford Coppola Winery, The Cardiff Review,…
Heather Sager lives in Illinois. She has recently contributed fiction to Slippage Lit, Horla, La Piccioletta Barca, Ariel Chart, and Lamplit Underground. Heather also writes…
Holly Day (“Finding me hesitant, the daffodils fall back”) is a travel-writing instructor living in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with her husband and two children. Her most…
Hugh Behm-Steinberg is the author of Shy Green Fields (No Tell Books) and The Opposite of Work (JackLeg Press). With Matt Davignon he performs as…
James Hirtz (“The Men”) is a graduate of Kent State University and the Universit of Akron. He writes on the authorial experience for his blog…
James Willaman suffers from RAS or Restless Artist Syndrome. His condition compels James to tour almost constantly, both nationally and internationally, with a wide array…
Jen Burke Anderson is a writer, thinker, and activist obsessed with media, cultural democracy, common values, and the impact of ideas on society. She writes…
Jenny Bitner’s fiction has been published in Mississippi Review, The Sun, Fence, Corium and PANK. Her story “The Pamphleteer” was selected by Dave Eggers for…
Jeremy Adam Smith is the editor of Shareable.net and an author and blogger whose work focuses on family and community life. Prior to helping launch…
Jerica Taylor was born in Maine in the winter, and consequently, is always warm. She is a chicken herder, former librarian, and Dana Scully devotee.…
Joel Page is a public defender in Dallas, where he writes briefs for federal prisoners, and now this. His fiction has appeared in Word Machine…
John Zic holds an MFA from Warren Wilson College, and is working on a novel. His poetry has appeared in Fierce Hunger, an anthology of…
Josh Mulholland (“The Story of the Oogalooga Man” and “With Virgil”) is a writer and educator in Oakland, California.
Julia Patt is a graduate of Sweet Briar College and the MFA program at UNC Greensboro, where she was a fiction editor for The Greensboro…
Julieta Vitullo is a bilingual writer, playwright and dramaturge born and raised in Argentina. She has an MA in English and a PhD. in Spanish…
Kevlin Henney (“Remembrance of Things Past”) writes shorts and flashes and drabbles of fiction and articles and books on software development. His fiction has appeared…
L. P. Lee is an English Eurasian author, film-maker and consultant who grew up somewhere in between South London and South Korea. Her fiction has…
L.S. Johnson lives in Northern California, where she feeds her cats by writing book indexes. She is the author of the gothic novellas Harkworth Hall…
Laur is a non-binary writer (they/them) originally from rural Indiana. They enjoy writing about feminism, fairy tales, and flightless birds.
Leah Erickson is the author of the novel "The Brambles" (2017) and the upcoming novel "Blythe of the Gates." She is a gold medal winner…
Liana Kapelke-Dale is a poet and law student whose other interests include classic rock, Latin American travel, and vintage fashion. Her work has been seen…
Artist Statement In a culture largely structured to value profit over people, what ways do we personally contribute to the continuation of this model? These…
Maria McLeod writes and publishes poetry, fiction, monologues and plays. Honors include three Pushcart Prize nominations and the Indiana Review Poetry Prize. During her formative…
Masha Rumer (“The Bread Muse”) teaches college journalism and writing in San Francisco and holds a Master’s degree in Comparative Literature. Her work has appeared…
Matt Tuckey is a writer from Oldham, England. He covers night life, Manchester, fitness, creative writing, social media, confidence and events. Some of this may,…
Matthew F. Amati was born in Barrow, Alaska to three inebriated Pentecostal missionaries and a seal. Right now he's on the roof, and you'd best…
Maw Shein Win‘s poetry and prose has been published in diverse print and online journals. She is co-founder of Comet and co-publisher of Stretcher. She…
Melinda Rose is a long time San Franciscan and has been working as a professional gardener for nearly two decades as the owner and operator…
Michael C. Keith (“Losing His Head,” “Color Bind,” “The Burning Turtle”) is the author of over 20 books on electronic media, as well as a…
Michael Plemmons (“Spoons”) is the author of a number of short stories, and of Fianna, a history of the Irish-American Fenian invasions of Canada. His…
Natalie Downey is a writer and artist living in San Francisco, California. Her current work explores narrative and myth through the written word, watercolor and…
N.P. Boyce is a writer and editor based in London. He’s previously published short stories in magazines including Litro and Dark Horizons, and with Big…
Noah Sanders has spent most of his writerly time delving in to the deep, dark corners of film, food and music. He lives in San…
Nora Boydston is the founder of Cartwheels For Justice and the Prose Editor of LIT magazine. She received her MFA in Fiction from the New…
Oksana Reznik graduated from the Lviv National Academy of Arts, and lives and works in Lviv, Ukraine. Artist Statement: "In my artworks, I explore human…
Olga Zilberbourg is the author of a short story collection published in Russia, where she was born in 1979. She received a BS in international…
Born in Bergen-Belsen, Germany, in a displaced-persons camp that had been a concentration camp, Oscar Pelta came to the United States on the USS General…
Pam Benjamin (“To Whom it May Concern”) was awarded an MA in Fiction from San Francisco State University in 2010, and is also working on…
Pearl Abraham was raised in a sect of Hasidism that encourages prayer in solitude, in the woods, with trees as listeners. She is the author…
Peg Alford Pursell (the dream/life triptych) received the South Carolina State Fiction Award and was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Her stories have appeared in…
After years of writing and painting, Peter Schwartz (“The Breath Between Wonder & Dread: Seven Photographs”) has moved to another medium: photography. In the past…
Philip C. Myers Is an artist and writer living in Hermitage (Patagonia) Pennsylvania. His most recent works deal with Iron Oxide and Stone. He has…
From the imagination of Robert W. Walker comes unique and captivating works that are both thought provoking and stunningly beautiful. A self-taught artist, and an…
Rosanne Griffeth has stories published by Mslexia, The Potomac, Now and Then, Pank, Night Train, Keyhole Magazine, Smokelong Quarterly, Thieves Jargon and Six Little Things,…
Ruth is a community educator and Pushcart-nominated author. Her work has appeared in publications including sPARKLE&bLINK, MaximumRocknRoll and Litro. Her first chapbook, All the Wrong…
Sadie Hoagland has a PhD. in fiction from the University of Utah and an MA in Creative Writing/Fiction from UC Davis. Her fiction has appeared…
Sarah Lilius is the author of five chapbooks including GIRL (dancing girl press, 2017) and Traffic Girl (Ghost City Press, 2020). Some of her publication…
Shannon Tate Jonas won the Brick Road Poetry Press Prize with his first book Battle Sleep, published January 2016. He has poems published and forthcoming…
Steve Gilmartin is the author of a chapbook of mistranslations of Emily Dickinson from the German, Comes Up to Face the Skies (LRL Textile Series,…
Steve Moore (“Incident at Oscuro”) currently lives in Carrboro, NC with his wife and daughter. He holds degrees in mathematics and physics, but has spent…
Susan Carey lives in Amsterdam where she teaches English as a second language and writes stories in between the less demanding jobs of dog-walking and…
Tantra Bensko ("A Roadful of Ducks," "Tales of the Natural," "Stop, Before It's Too Late!") publishes her writing widely, magazines such as The Journal of…
Tara Isabella Burton's debut novel, Social Creature, praised by The New York Times' Janet Maslin as "a wicked original with echoes of the greats", was…
Author Terry Bisson’s interest in abolitionist John Brown dates from his days as an activist in the John Brown Anti-Klan Committee. In addition to his…
I was on the 89th floor of WTC 1 on 9/11. My office faced north ... which put me 30 feet below the site of…
Tim Xonnelly is a retired autism paraprofessional and union officer. He is currently splitting time between Berkeley, California and Portland, Oregon. His poetry has been…
Tobey Hiller writes short fiction, flash and poetry. Her work has appeared in many magazines, print and online, national and international, and in 4 anthologies,…
Tom Charles Bair III is a new media storyteller. In April 2020, he graduated from the University of Pittsburgh’s MFA with the first game in…
Tom Holmes is the editor of Redactions: Poetry & Poetics and the author of three full-length collections of poetry, most recently The Cave (winner of…
Tram Nguyen is the former Executive Editor of ColorLines Magazine, and a former reporter for the San Diego Union-Tribune. Her writing has appeared in the…
Wongoon Cha is a California-raised copywriter and educator living in Warsaw, Poland. His short stories and poetry have appeared in Flurb and Big Echo. He…