Matthew J. Andrews is a private investigator and writer. He is the author of I Close My Eyes and I Almost Remember, and his poetry has appeared in Rust + Moth, Pithead Chapel, and EcoTheo Review, among others. He can be contacted at matthewjandrews.com.
Wendy BooydeGraaff’s work has been included in Miracle Monocle, The Brooklyn Review, New World Writing, Popshot Quarterly, and elsewhere, and is forthcoming in descant, Broadkill Review, Inkwell, and Hermine. Wendy’s short fiction has been nominated for Best of the Net, the Pushcart Prize, and the Best Small Fictions anthology.
Michael Fuchs is a septuagenarian recent MFA in creative writing who spent decades on Wall Street while juggling a separate career as an actor in the professional theater. He was born in Cuba, so Spanish is his first language. His writing has appeared in the New York Times and other newspapers, and he currently has work forthcoming in Atticus Review. He lives on the seventeenth floor of a building that overlooks the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Thomas Kearnes is a former Literary Lambda Award and Pushcart Prize nominee. His flash has appeared in Jellyfish Review, jmww journal, Adroit Journal, NUNUM, Split Lip Magazine, Coastal Shelf, MoonPark Review and elsewhere. His two story collections, “Texas Crude” (Lethe Press) and “Death by Misadventure” (Dark Ink Books), are available wherever books are sold.
Jessi Lord is a creative writing major at the University of Central Florida. An Amelia Island native, Jessi enjoys writing poetry at the beach on her flamingo raft.
Amy Marques grew up between languages and cultures and learned, from an early age, the multiplicity of narratives. She penned three children’s books, barely read medical papers, and numerous letters before turning to short fiction. Her work has been published or is forthcoming in anthologies and journals including Star82 Review, Jellyfish Review, Flying South, Litbreak Magazine, Streetcake: Experimental Writing Magazine, and Bright Flash Literary Review. You can find her at @amybookwhisper1 or read more of her words at https://amybookwhisperer.wordpress.com.
Geoff Marshall lives in Aurora, Canada with his family (humans, cats, dog) and writes software for a living. He has a BA in English Literature from Carleton University. Follow him on Twitter @g_k_marshall.
Lorna McGinnis is an MFA graduate of the University of British Columbia with publications in Understorey, Gone Lawn, and Kaleidoscope. Previously, she worked in animal welfare, writing grants and wrangling kittens. You’re welcome to look at her blog at https://ink374.wordpress.com/.
Will Musgrove is a writer and journalist from Northwest Iowa. He received an MFA from Minnesota State University, Mankato. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in trampset, Cleaver Magazine, The Lumiere Review, Oyez Review, Rejection Letters, Tampa Review, and elsewhere. Follow him on Twitter at @Will_Musgrove.
Gillian O’Shaughnessy is a short fiction author who lives in the port city of Fremantle, Western Australia. She has work in SmokeLong Quarterly, Fractured Lit and Ellipsis Zine. She tweets @GillOshaughness.
Colette Parris is a Caribbean-American attorney who returned to her literary roots during the pandemic. Her poetry and prose can be found in Streetlight Magazine, Vestal Review, BigCityLit, Thin Air Magazine, Lunch Ticket, Burningword Literary Journal, and elsewhere. Her fiction has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She lives in Westchester County, New York. Read more at coletteparris.com.
Goldie Peacock writes stories, essays, and poems. Their work appears in HuffPost, (mac)ro(mic), Sundog Lit, Powders Press, Red Ogre Review, Roi Fainéant Press, Ripe, MIDLVLMAG, and more, with more to come. As a performer and art model, Goldie spent over a decade bouncing between frenetic movement and absolute stillness before chilling out and becoming a writer. They live in Lenapehoking (Brooklyn), as well as on Instagram and Twitter @goldiepeacock.
Brian Sutton’s work has appeared in or is forthcoming in The Journal, Oyster River Pages, Flash Fiction Magazine, Seventeen, and other periodicals. Four of his plays have been produced, including a musical comedy which won the Stage Rights / NYMF Publishing Award after a successful run on 42nd Street in New York, was published by Stage Rights Press, and has now been performed at the high school, college, community-theatre, and professional levels. As a student at The University of Michigan he won three Hopwood Awards for Creative Writing, two for collections of short stories and one for a collection of one-act plays.
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