Purnima Bala is a writer, editor, and artist whose work has been published in Ellipsis Zine, The Sea Letter, and Emerge ’19 and is forthcoming in others. She reads and edits fiction for Periwinkle Magazine. Some of her experimental pieces can be found on her website She tweets @purnimabala.

Blake L. Bell is an MFA student at Mississippi University for Women and writes short fiction, drama, and poetry. Her poetry has been published in Formercactus, and her short fiction has been published in Typishly, The Font, and Crepe & Penn. Bell teaches secondary English and can be found in the local cafe working, reading, and writing, or at @BlakeBe69132596 and

Julia Gerhardt is a writer living in Baltimore.  She was nominated for the Best Microfiction Anthology 2020 and Best Small Fictions Anthology 2020. She has previously been published in Queen Mob’s Teahouse, The Umbrella Factory, The Airgonaut, Brilliant Flash Fiction, Cease, Cows, Literary Orphans, Flash Fiction Magazine, Monkeybicycle, and others.  Her work is forthcoming in, Okay Donkey, Club Plum, Feminist Space Camp, Rat’s Ass Review, Ghost City Press, and Selcouth Station.  She is currently working on her first novel.  You can find her at

A.V. Greene is a writer and librarian living in the Ozarks with her family and a collection of carnivorous flora and fauna. For more, visit or follow her on Twitter at @avgreenewrites

David Henson and his wife have lived in Belgium and Hong Kong over the years and now reside in Peoria, Illinois. His work has been nominated for Best Small Fictions and Best of the Net and previously has appeared in MoonPark Review and other print and online journals. His website is His Twitter is @annalou8.

Amanda Leahy is a native of Lowell, Massachusetts. Currently she is an MFA candidate at Vermont College of Fine Arts and lives in Montpelier, Vermont.

Ross McMeekin’s debut novel, The Hummingbirds, came out from Skyhorse in 2018. His short fiction has appeared in places like Virginia Quarterly Review, Post Road Magazine, Redivider, and Tin House’s Flash Fiction Fridays. He edits the literary journal Spartan.

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 X-R-A-Y, Barren, Cleaver, Bending Genres, Writers Resist, Hobart, Gravel, and Cease Cows. When not working or writing, Corey likes to take the dogs for adventures. Twitter: @IronBrewer

R.J. Patteson is an author/screenwriter from Toronto, Canada, and a finalist for the Academy Nicholl Fellowship. He’s currently writing his first novel and can be found @rjpatteson on twitter.

Julian D C Richardson was born in London, and recently returned to live there after sixteen years in California. When he is not working as an AI researcher, he writes science fiction and makes pots. In 2018 he attended the Speculative Fiction Writing Workshop at the Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction. Previous work has been published in Daily Science Fiction. He blogs sporadically at

Chelsea Stickle lives in Annapolis, MD with her black rabbit George and an army of houseplants. Her flash fiction appears or is forthcoming in Jellyfish Review, Cleaver, Pithead Chapel, Okay Donkey, Hobart, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency and others. She’s a reader for Pidgeonholes. Read more stories at or find her on Twitter @Chelsea_Stickle.

Tom Weller is a former factory worker, Peace Corps volunteer, Planned Parenthood sexuality educator, and college writing instructor. His fiction has appeared recently in Pidgeonholes, Synaesthesia, The Molotov Cocktail, Booth, and Barrelhouse. He has work forthcoming in Milk Candy Review. He lives in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania.

Francine Witte’s latest publications are a full-length poetry collection, Theory of Flesh from Kelsay Books and the Blue Light Press First Prize Winner, Dressed All Wrong for This. Her flash fiction has appeared in numerous journals, anthologized in the most recent New Micro (W.W. Norton) and her novella-in-flash, The Way of the Wind was recently published by Ad Hoc Fiction. She lives in New York City.

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