Rich Boucher resides in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Rich’s poems have appeared in Gargoyle, The Nervous Breakdown, Apeiron Review, Soft Cartel, Menacing Hedge, Cultural Weekly and Tinderbox Poetry Journal, among others, and he has work forthcoming in River & South Review, Broadkill Review, antinarrative journal and Street Poet Review. For more, check out He loves his life with his love Leann.

Laura Huey Chamberlain is a proposal manager in the Washington, D.C., area. Before that, she edited academic journals and books and taught literature and writing at various colleges and universities. She’s been a finalist for the Glimmer Train Award for New Writers.

Wanda Deglane is a psychology/family & human development student at Arizona State University. Her poetry has been published or forthcoming on Dodging the Rain, Rust + Moth, Anti-Heroin Chic, and elsewhere. She writes to survive. Wanda is the daughter of Peruvian immigrants, and lives with her giant family and beloved dog, Princess Leia, in Glendale, Arizona.

Maz Hedgehog is a Black British spoken word poet and performer who’s recently turned her hand to the page. Her work often explores power and agency through fantasy and surrealism and she is heavily inspired by the fairy and folk tales she heard growing up. She has been published in Ruru Reads and Djed Press and her debut chapbook will be released next year as part of the Superbia Chapbook Series.

Stephanie Hutton is a writer and clinical psychologist in the UK. In 2017/18 she was shortlisted for the Bristol Short Story Prize and Bath Novella-in-Flash Award. Recent publications include Gravel, Ghost Parachute and Atticus Review. Her debut novella Sisters of Stone is published with Ellipsis Zine.

Gaynor Jones is a writer of micro, flash and short stories from Manchester, UK. She organises the Story for Daniel flash fiction competition to raise awareness of blood stem cell donation and childhood cancer support

Ryan K. Jory’s stories have recently appeared in Jellyfish Review, Hobart, Corium Magazine, and Necessary Fiction. He has a B.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Michigan and an M.A. from Miami University of Ohio. He lives with his husband in San Diego, California.

J. Edward Kruft received his MFA in fiction writing from Brooklyn College. His stories have appeared in several online and print journals, including Jellyfish Review, and Typehouse Literary Magazine. He enjoys mimosas at brunch. As a young child, and long before his religious recovery, he wanted to be a priest. He lives in Astoria, NY and Livingston Manor, NY with his husband, Mike, and their Siberian Husky rescue, Sasha. His recent fiction can be found on his Web site:

Adam Lock won the STORGY Flash Fiction Competition 2018, placed 3rd in the TSS Cambridge Short Story Prize 2017, and has been longlisted and shortlisted for numerous competitions, including the Bath Flash Fiction Award. Adam has had stories appear in many publications such as Former Cactus, Fictive Dream, Spelk, Reflex, Retreat West, Fiction Pool, Ellipsis Zine, Syntax & Salt, Occulum, and many others. Links to these stories can be found at: You can also connect with him on Twitter: @dazedcharacter.

Riley Lynne is a twenty six year old living on Long Island in New York and dreaming of traveling the world. She writes free verse poetry and prose, and believes that healing is an art that deserves to be shared.

Claire Polders is a Dutch novelist. Her debut in English, A Whale in Paris, is a novel for younger readers and was released in May 2018 (Atheneum/Simon&Schuster). Find news and more of her published short prose (stories, essays, flash, and micros) at

Ahimaz Rajessh has been published with Big Echo: Critical SF, Jellyfish Review, unFold, formercactus, The Cabinet of Heed, Speculative 66, Liminality, The Airgonaut, Occulum, Surreal Poetics and Jersey Devil Press besides many other zines.

Nancy Tingley is the author of the Jenna Murphy Mystery Series (Swallow Press/Ohio University Press). Her 2018 short fiction appears in Panoplyzine, 3Elements Review, and New Flash Fiction Review. She is a Southeast Asian art consultant and curator, as well as an occasional potter. She lives in northern California on a hill.

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