Contributors

avatar for Abha IyengarAbha Iyengar

Abha Iyengar lives in New Delhi, and has had work published in Bewildering Stories, Pure Slush, New A…

avatar for Adam MasdiazAdam Masdiaz

Adam Masdiaz writes fantastical stories that explore the not so fantastical elements of life. He love…

avatar for Aimee ParkisonAimee Parkison

Aimee Parkison is the author of seven books and has won the FC2 Catherine Doctorow Innovative Fic…

avatar for Ajax GreenAjax Green

Ajax Green lives in Oakland, California, and watches a lot of movies.

avatar for Al RussellAl Russell

Al Russell is a graduate at the MFA program at the University of New Hampshire. She is a poetry edito…

avatar for Alexander ChernavskiyAlexander Chernavskiy

Born in 1981 in Moscow, Russia, Alexander Chernavskiy is a Russian artist, his career emerged in the …

avatar for Allison WhittenbergAllison Whittenberg

Allison Whittenberg is a Philadelphia native who has a global perspective. If she wasn’t an au…

avatar for Alpheus WilliamsAlpheus Williams

Alpheus Williams lives and writes in a small Australian coastal village with his wonderful wife and t…

avatar for Alyx BarterAlyx Barter

Alyx Barter is a writer and equestrian from Jacksonville, FL. She has various works published, inclu…

avatar for Amanda RizkallaAmanda Rizkalla

Amanda Rizkalla is an incoming fellow at the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing. Her wor…

avatar for Amanda WilliamsenAmanda Williamsen

Ohio-born poet Amanda Williamsen is a former Poet Laureate of Cupertino, California. Her work…

avatar for Amelie DaigleAmelie Daigle

I’m a doctoral candidate at Boston College, where I teach postcolonial literature and rese…

avatar for Andrew Rai BerzinsAndrew Rai Berzins

Andrew Rai Berzins’ writing includes Cerberus [short fiction] and the screenplay for the feature-…

avatar for Angela TeagardnerAngela Teagardner

Angela Teagardner grew up on fairy tales and historical fiction. She lives with her small family and…

avatar for Ann CalandroAnn Calandro

Born and raised in New York City, Ann Calandro is a fiction and poetry writer, a mixed media col…

avatar for Anne WildingAnne Wilding

Anne Wilding is an English language teacher, originally from the UK and living in the Basque Country….

avatar for Anthony Afairo NzeAnthony Afairo Nze

Anthony Afairo Nze is graphic designer from Indianapolis. His work consists of graphic coll…

avatar for Arthur Kwon LeeArthur Kwon Lee

Arthur Kwon Lee is a Korean American painter whose gestural mark making harmonizes expressive c…

avatar for Benjamin MalayBenjamin Malay

Benjamin Malay is a self-taught artist who enjoys working with a variety of media and found materi…

avatar for Bosley GravelBosley Gravel

Bosley Gravel is an eclectic hack writer living in New Mexico. His fiction focuses on the absu…

avatar for Brenda Mann HammackBrenda Mann Hammack

Brenda Mann Hammack serves as the coordinator for the concentration in creative writing at Fayettev…

avatar for Carla MyersCarla Myers

With an undergraduate degree in sculpture and a J.D., Carla Myers followed the most logical pat…

avatar for Ceridwen HallCeridwen Hall

Ceridwen Hall is pursuing a PhD in creative writing at the University of Utah and trying to teach her…

avatar for Charles BierwirthCharles Bierwirth

San Francisco has been Charles Bierwirth’s home since 1978. Born in Flint, Michigan, Charles stu…

avatar for Chris CarlssonChris Carlsson

Chris Carlsson, co-director of the “history from below” project Shaping San Francisco (shapingsf….

avatar for Claire AndersonClaire Anderson

Claire Marie Anderson is an Art History student and writer from Houston, Texas. Her prose and poetry…

avatar for Claire J. BatemanClaire J. Bateman

Claire Bateman is the author of eight collections of poetry, prose poetry and flash fiction, …

avatar for Colin NewtonColin Newton

Colin Newton is a writer from Los Angeles whose work has appeared in The Ignatian Literary Magaz…

avatar for Craig FishbaneCraig Fishbane

Craig Fishbane is the author of the short fiction collection “On the Proper Role of Desire.” His work…

avatar for Craig LatchawCraig Latchaw

Under the influence of 90’s cartoons and culture, Youngstown, Ohio-based artist Craig Latchaw …

avatar for Curtis VanDonkelaarCurtis VanDonkelaar

Curtis VanDonkelaar writes in West Michigan, where most all his work is set. Before fiction, worke…

avatar for D.S.G BurkeD.S.G Burke

D. S. G. Burke (she/her) lives and writes in New York City. Her writing has appeared in the Sea…

avatar for Dan HintzDan Hintz

Dan Hintz is a photographer, noise artist, and radio producer based in Brooklyn. He’s perhaps best k…

avatar for Dan SchwartzDan Schwartz

Dan Schwartz has an MFA from the University of British Columbia and has been published in Neces…

avatar for David ArnoldDavid Arnold

David Arnold is a student at Stanford University.

avatar for David GoldbergDavid Goldberg

David Goldberg (“Confluence: Five Landscapes” and “Chimerae: Three Portraits”) is a San Franc…

avatar for David SlebodnickDavid Slebodnick

David Slebodnick is an illustrator, fine artist, and animator residing in Ohio. Artist statement: “…

avatar for Devon Miller-DugganDevon Miller-Duggan

Devon Miller-Duggan has published poems in Rattle, Shenandoah, Margie, Christianity and Literat…

avatar for Dirk Van NouhuysDirk Van Nouhuys

I’m a native of Berkeley with a BA from Stanford in creative writing and an MA from Columbi…

avatar for Drew CushingDrew Cushing

The bastard son of New Narrative and Language Poetry, Drew’s writing has a delicious way of distur…

avatar for E.P. La BrecqueE.P. La Brecque

E.P. La Brecque is a writer and essayist who lives in Northern California and Detroit. He makes…

avatar for Edgar Allan PoeEdgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe was an American writer, poet, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for…

avatar for Edmund SchluesselEdmund Schluessel

Edmund Schluessel is a writer, mathematics teacher and theoretical physicist. His first book,…

avatar for Elena GomelElena Gomel

Elana Gomel is an academic and a writer. She has published six non-fiction books and numerous article…

avatar for Elizabeth Gonzalez JamesElizabeth Gonzalez James

Before becoming a writer Elizabeth was a waitress, a pollster, an Avon lady, and an opera singer….

avatar for Elizabeth StixElizabeth Stix

Elizabeth Stix’s stories have appeared in McSweeney’s Quarterly, Tin House, Eleven Eleven,…

avatar for Emmie ChristieEmmie Christie

Emmie Christie’s work tends to hover around the topics of feminism, mental health, cats, and…

avatar for Emmy IngleEmmy Ingle

Emmy is an aspiring librarian based in the U.K. She studied English Literature with Creative Writing…

avatar for Enya MayneEnya Mayne

Enya Mayne is a Psychology PhD student, an artist, and an all-around weirdo. Between the novels…

avatar for Ericka LutzEricka Lutz

Ericka Lutz is the author of eight books including the novel The Edge of Maybe, which the SF Chron…

avatar for Erik BergholmErik Bergholm

Erik Bergholm has been published in HelloHorror, Ghostlight and Horror Bites, among others. He en…

avatar for Gail TrunickGail Trunick

“My clay and mixed media sculptures range from whimsical to ethereal and I strive to create work …

avatar for Galen David BuntingGalen David Bunting

Galen David Bunting is a doctoral candidate in English at Northeastern University. His writing…

avatar for Grove KogerGrove Koger

Grove Koger is the author of When the Going Was Good: A Guide to the 99 Best Narratives of Tra…

avatar for H.S. DerkinH.S. Derkin

Derkin lives on the banks of a river in the northern tip of the lower peninsula of Michigan. He does…

avatar for Heather BourbeauHeather Bourbeau

Heather Bourbeau’s fiction and poetry have been published in 100 Word Story, Alaska Quarterly Rev…

avatar for Heather SagerHeather Sager

Heather Sager lives in Illinois. She has recently contributed fiction to Slippage Lit, Horla…

avatar for Holly DayHolly Day

Holly Day (“Finding me hesitant, the daffodils fall back”) is a travel-writing instructor livin…

avatar for Hugh Behm-SteinbergHugh Behm-Steinberg

Hugh Behm-Steinberg is the author of Shy Green Fields (No Tell Books) and The Opposite of Work (Jac…

avatar for James HirtzJames Hirtz

James Hirtz (“The Men”) is a graduate of Kent State University and the Universit of Akron. He wr…

avatar for James WillamanJames Willaman

James Willaman suffers from RAS or Restless Artist Syndrome. His condition compels James to tour al…

avatar for Jason WymanJason Wyman

Jason Wyman is Queerly Complex, an anti-binary artist living and creating on Yelamu, unceded Rayma…

avatar for Jen Burke AndersonJen Burke Anderson

Jen Burke Anderson is a writer, thinker, and activist obsessed with media, cultural democracy, co…

avatar for Jenny BitnerJenny Bitner

Jenny Bitner’s fiction has been published in Mississippi Review, The Sun, Fence, Corium and PANK….

avatar for Jeremy Adam SmithJeremy Adam Smith

Jeremy Adam Smith is the editor of Shareable.net and an author and blogger whose work focuses on fa…

avatar for Jerica TaylorJerica Taylor

Jerica Taylor was born in Maine in the winter, and consequently, is always warm. She is a chicken her…

avatar for Jesse SensibarJesse Sensibar

Jesse Sensibar’s work has appeared in The Tishman Review, Stoneboat Journal, Waxwing, and others….

avatar for Joel PageJoel Page

Joel Page is a public defender in Dallas, where he writes briefs for federal prisoners, and now this….

avatar for John MosbaughJohn Mosbaugh

John Mosbaugh aka Moze is an SF Bay Area heretic and writer who’s been writing about that thing in…

avatar for John ZicJohn Zic

John Zic holds an MFA from Warren Wilson College, and is working on a novel. His poetry has appeare…

avatar for Jon EtterJon Etter

Jon Etter is a high school English teacher and the author of the all-ages comedy/fantasy series “T…

avatar for Jon LonghiJon Longhi

Jon Longhi is the author of four books: Bricks And Anchors, The Rise And Fall Of Third Leg, Flashb…

avatar for Josh MulhollandJosh Mulholland

Josh Mulholland (“The Story of the Oogalooga Man” and “With Virgil”) is a writer and educato…

avatar for Julia PattJulia Patt

Julia Patt is a graduate of Sweet Briar College and the MFA program at UNC Greensboro, where she w…

avatar for Julieta VitulloJulieta Vitullo

Julieta Vitullo is a bilingual writer, playwright and dramaturge born and raised in Argentina. She ha…

avatar for Karu ShaoKaru Shao

Karu Shao is a contemporary artist with a diverse culture background. Born in China, living in Japan,…

avatar for Kellene O'HaraKellene O’Hara

Kellene O’Hara has been published in The Fourth River, Marathon Literary Review, South Florida Po…

avatar for Kevlin HenneyKevlin Henney

Kevlin Henney (“Remembrance of Things Past”) writes shorts and flashes and drabbles of fiction…

avatar for Kurt NewtonKurt Newton

Kurt Newton’s odd creations have appeared in numerous pages and on pixelated screens, most notably …

avatar for Kyra SimoneKyra Simone

Kyra Simone is a writer from Los Angeles, now based in Brooklyn. Her fiction and poetry have appeare…

avatar for L.P. LeeL.P. Lee

L. P. Lee is an English Eurasian author, film-maker and consultant who grew up somewhere in between S…

avatar for L.S. JohnsonL.S. Johnson

L.S. Johnson lives in Northern California, where she feeds her cats by writing book indexes. She is…

avatar for Laird HarrisonLaird Harrison

Laird Harrison writes fiction and journalism about science, health and culture. His work has appeare…

avatar for Laur A. FreymillerLaur A. Freymiller

Laur is a non-binary writer (they/them) originally from rural Indiana. They enjoy writing about femin…

avatar for Lawrence CoatesLawrence Coates

Lawrence Coates is the author of five books, most recently a novella, Camp Olvido. His work has …

avatar for Leah EricksonLeah Erickson

Leah Erickson is the author of the novel “The Brambles” (2017) and the upcoming novel “Blythe of…

avatar for Liana Kapelke-DaleLiana Kapelke-Dale

Liana Kapelke-Dale is a poet and law student whose other interests include classic rock, Latin Amer…

avatar for Lino AzevedoLino Azevedo

Artist Statement
In a culture largely structured to value profit over people, what ways do we person…

avatar for Lisa Amico KristelLisa Amico Kristel

Lisa Amico Kristel is a recovering computer programmer and composition instructor and a former restau…

avatar for Lisa GregoireLisa Gregoire

Lisa Gregoire is a writer of fiction and faction. She lives in Ottawa.

avatar for Loren RhoadsLoren Rhoads

Loren Rhoads is the co-author of Lost Angels and Angelus Rose, a paranormal duology about the succ…

avatar for Luca SerranoLuca Serrano

Luca Serrano has previously received a B.A. in English literature and has previously published in…

avatar for Lucy ZhangLucy Zhang

Lucy Zhang writes, codes and watches anime. Her work has appeared in Wigleaf, Apple Valley Review, A…

avatar for Mandy RuthnumMandy Ruthnum

Mandy Ruthnum is a Mauritian-Canadian physician living on Vancouver Island. Her work has been publi…

avatar for Marguerite HoganMarguerite Hogan

Marguerite Hogan is a lawyer, writer, yogini, and rookie pole dancer based in Brooklyn and Ashevi…

avatar for Maria McLeodMaria McLeod

Maria McLeod writes and publishes poetry, fiction, monologues and plays. Honors include three Push…

avatar for Mark DutcherMark Dutcher

Born in 1963 in Newport Beach, California, Mark Dutcher has been exhibiting in Southern California s…

avatar for Martha NanceMartha Nance

Martha Nance is a physician in Minnesota whose iPhone, bored as it stares at her desk or pocket all …

avatar for Masha RumerMasha Rumer

Masha Rumer (“The Bread Muse”) teaches college journalism and writing in San Francisco and hol…

avatar for Matthew F. AmatiMatthew F. Amati

Matthew F. Amati was born in Barrow, Alaska to three inebriated Pentecostal missionaries and a s…

avatar for Maw Shein WinMaw Shein Win

Maw Shein Win‘s poetry and prose has been published in diverse print and online journals. Sh…

avatar for Melinda RoseMelinda Rose

Melinda Rose is a long time San Franciscan and has been working as a professional gardener for nearly…

avatar for Mernine AmerisMernine Ameris

Mernine Ameris is a media literacy educator, speech coach, communication specialist, social m…

avatar for Michael C. KeithMichael C. Keith

Michael C. Keith (“Losing His Head,” “Color Bind,” “The Burning Turtle”) is the autho…

avatar for Michael PlemmonsMichael Plemmons

Michael Plemmons (“Spoons”) is the author of a number of short stories, and of Fianna, a histor…

avatar for Michael PowersMichael Powers

Michael Powers is a painter and AI artist collaborator. His painting works involve free standing abst…

avatar for Mona CaronMona Caron

A Swiss-born, San Francisco-based artist, Mona Caron uses muralism, illustration and photography in …

avatar for Monica ModyMonica Mody

Monica Mody, PhD, is a writer, educator, and dancer advancing earth-based and decolonial femi…

avatar for Morgan MacVaughMorgan MacVaugh

Morgan MacVaugh is a conductor of magic. At the moment, she’s gallivanting through Scotland and get…

avatar for Natalie DowneyNatalie Downey

Natalie Downey is a writer and artist living in San Francisco, California. Her current work expl…

avatar for Niall BoyceNiall Boyce

N.P. Boyce is a writer and editor based in London. He’s previously published short stories in magaz…

avatar for Nina DewiNina Dewi

Nina Dewi is a writer and anthropologist based in San Francisco, CA. She is currently completing her…

avatar for Noah SandersNoah Sanders

Noah Sanders has spent most of his writerly time delving in to the deep, dark corners of film, food…

avatar for Nora BoydstonNora Boydston

Nora Boydston is the founder of Cartwheels For Justice and the Prose Editor of LIT magazine. She rece…

avatar for Oksana ReznikOksana Reznik

Oksana Reznik graduated from the Lviv National Academy of Arts, and lives and works in Lviv, Ukra…

avatar for Olga ZilberbourgOlga Zilberbourg

Olga Zilberbourg is the author of a short story collection published in Russia, where she was bor…

avatar for Oscar PeltaOscar Pelta

Born in Bergen-Belsen, Germany, in a displaced-persons camp that had been a concentration camp, O…

avatar for Pam BenjaminPam Benjamin

Pam Benjamin (“To Whom it May Concern”) was awarded an MA in Fiction from San Francisco S…

avatar for Paul NegriPaul Negri

Paul Negri has twice won the gold medal for fiction in the William Faulkner-William Wisdom Wri…

avatar for Pearl AbrahamPearl Abraham

Pearl Abraham was raised in a sect of Hasidism that encourages prayer in solitude, in the woods, …

avatar for Peg Alford PursellPeg Alford Pursell

Peg Alford Pursell (the dream/life triptych) received the South Carolina State Fiction Award and…

avatar for Peter BachevPeter Bachev

Peter Bachev holds a degree in Gender Studies from the London School of Economics (LSE) and is curre…

avatar for Peter SchwartzPeter Schwartz

After years of writing and painting, Peter Schwartz (“The Breath Between Wonder & Dread: S…

avatar for Philip MyersPhilip Myers

Philip C. Myers Is an artist and writer living in Hermitage (Patagonia) Pennsylvania. His most re…

avatar for Phillip LawlessPhillip Lawless

Phillip Lawless is an artist and writer in San Francisco who grew up on science fiction and comics…

avatar for Rebecca VincenziRebecca Vincenzi

I am a painter and writer currently living and working in Paris. I create images which are somet…

avatar for Rhonda EikampRhonda Eikamp

Rhonda Eikamp grew up in Texas and now lives in Germany. Her short fiction has appeared in Lackingto…

avatar for Rin KellyRin Kelly

Rin Kelly was a film editor at Los Angeles culture magazine L.A. RECORD and an alumna of Colu…

avatar for Robert WalkerRobert Walker

From the imagination of Robert W. Walker comes unique and captivating works that are both tho…

avatar for Roger LeegeRoger Leege

Roger Leege draws on his past as a lawn boy, meat cutter, storyteller, trucker, EMT, trim carpenter, …

avatar for Rosanne GriffethRosanne Griffeth

Rosanne Griffeth has stories published by Mslexia, The Potomac, Now and Then, Pank, Night Train, Key…

avatar for Russell Reza-Khaliq GonzagaRussell Reza-Khaliq Gonzaga

Russell Reza-Khaliq Gonzaga has hosted and organized events and workshops including the Sierra Po…

avatar for Ruth CrossmanRuth Crossman

Ruth is a community educator and Pushcart-nominated author. Her work has appeared in publicat…

avatar for Sadie HoaglandSadie Hoagland

Sadie Hoagland has a PhD. in fiction from the University of Utah and an MA in Creative Writing/Fic…

avatar for Sandeep SheteSandeep Shete

Sandeep Shete (‘SandyVisual’) is a self-taught visual artist who creates digital artworks…

avatar for Sarah LiliusSarah Lilius

Sarah Lilius is the author of five chapbooks including GIRL (dancing girl press, 2017) and Traffic …

avatar for Sati Benes ChockSati Benes Chock

Sati Benes Chock grew up in New England and attended Wheaton College. She taught English in Tokyo be…

avatar for Sepideh SaremiSepideh Saremi

Sepideh Saremi is a writer and therapist in Los Angeles. Visit her on Instagram: @sepidehiswriting

avatar for Shannon Tate JonasShannon Tate Jonas

Shannon Tate Jonas won the Brick Road Poetry Press Prize with his first book Battle Sleep, publi…

avatar for Sharona MuirSharona Muir

Sharona Muir’s debut novel, “Invisible Beasts” was praised in O, the Oprah Magazine, as a ‘Titl…

avatar for Sophia ColbySophia Colby

Sophia Colby writes magical adventures about internal struggles. When not writing, she enjoys pla…

avatar for Soren JamesSoren James

Soren James is a writer and visual artist who recreates himself on a daily basis from the material…

avatar for Steve GilmartinSteve Gilmartin

Steve Gilmartin is the author of a chapbook of mistranslations of Emily Dickinson from the German, C…

avatar for Steve MooreSteve Moore

Steve Moore (“Incident at Oscuro”) currently lives in Carrboro, NC with his wife and daughter…

avatar for Susan CareySusan Carey

Susan Carey lives in Amsterdam where she teaches English as a second language and writes storie…

avatar for T.J. AcenaT.J. Acena

TJ Acena is a writer living in Portland, OR. His stories have appeared in Dispatches from Anarres,

avatar for Tantra BenskoTantra Bensko

Tantra Bensko (“A Roadful of Ducks,” “Tales of the Natural,” “Stop, Before It’s Too Late!”) publishes…

avatar for Tara Isabella BurtonTara Isabella Burton

Tara Isabella Burton’s debut novel, Social Creature, praised by The New York Times’ Janet Maslin a…

avatar for Terry BissonTerry Bisson

Author Terry Bisson’s interest in abolitionist John Brown dates from his days as an activist in…

avatar for Theresa PisaniTheresa Pisani

Theresa Pisani is a fine artist living in the California wine country. After college she spent four y…

avatar for Thomas HaddadThomas Haddad

I was on the 89th floor of WTC 1 on 9/11. My office faced north … which put me 30 feet below the …

avatar for Tim XonnellyTim Xonnelly

Tim Xonnelly is a retired autism paraprofessional and union officer. He is currently splitting …

avatar for Tobey HillerTobey Hiller

Tobey Hiller writes short fiction, flash and poetry. Her work has appeared in many magazines, print…

avatar for Tom Charles Bair IIITom Charles Bair III

Tom Charles Bair III is a new media storyteller. In April 2020, he graduated from the Universit…

avatar for Tom HolmesTom Holmes

Tom Holmes is the editor of Redactions: Poetry & Poetics and the author of three full-length collect…

avatar for Tram NguyenTram Nguyen

Tram Nguyen is the former Executive Editor of ColorLines Magazine, and a former reporter for the…

avatar for Vladimir PoleganovVladimir Poleganov

Vladimir Poleganov (b. 1979, Sofia) is a Bulgarian writer, translator, and screenwriter. He is the au…

avatar for Wongoon ChaWongoon Cha

Wongoon Cha is a California-raised copywriter and educator living in Warsaw, Poland. His short sto…