Abbie Barker lives with her husband and two kids in New Hampshire. Her flash fiction has appeared in Hobart, Cincinnati Review, Monkeybicycle, Pithead Chapel, Atticus Review, and others. She teaches creative writing and is a reader for Fractured Lit. Her work has been longlisted for the Wigleaf Top 50 and nominated for The Pushcart Prize. Read more at abbiebarker.com.
Kevin Brennan is the author of six novels, including Parts Unknown (William Morrow/HarperCollins), Yesterday Road, and, most recently, Eternity Began Tomorrow. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Berkeley Fiction Review, Mid-American Review, Twin Pies, The Daily Drunk, Sledgehammer, Fictive Dream, Atlas and Alice, LEON Literary Review, Atticus Review, Misfit, Scapegoat Review, and others. A Best Microfiction 2022 nominee, he’s also the editor of The Disappointed Housewife, a literary magazine for writers of offbeat and idiosyncratic fiction, poetry, and essays. Kevin lives with his wife in California’s Sierra foothills.
Dan Hodgson writes and teaches. With his wife, he also chases their son and daughter up traprock peaks. His work has recently appeared or is forthcoming in The Baltimore Review; The Southampton Review Online; Cease, Cows; and Quarterly West.
Kenneth M. Kapp was a Professor of Mathematics, a ceramicist, a welder, and an IBMer until downsized in 2000. He taught yoga until COVID-19 decided otherwise. He lives with his wife and beagle in Shorewood, Wisconsin and writes late at night in his man-cave. He enjoys chamber music and mysteries. He’s a homebrewer and runs whitewater rivers. Please visit www.kmkbooks.com.
Kip Knott‘s debut collection of short stories, Some Birds Nest in Broken Branches, is available from Alien Buddha Press. His most recent full-length book of poetry, Clean Coal Burn, is available from Kelsay Books. You can follow him on Twitter at @kip_knott and read more of his writing at kipknott.com.
Rachel Lastra drinks peppermint tea. She composes flash in the notes app on her phone, and longer pieces in a notebook or on the computer. She plays “cat family” and “dance party” and “airport” with her daughter. She reads lots of books and has cold toes.
James Mattise is a multidisciplinary artist living in Central Virginia. He studied Filmmaking and English Literature at Virginia Commonwealth University where he graduated in 2013.
Vince Montague is a writer living in Northern California. His writing has been published in literary journals such as The Green Mountains Review, Nimrod: An International Journal, Other Voices, The Florida Review. Recently, his poems appeared in California Quarterly, and Westwind.
Sarp Sozdinler (he/they) is based in Philadelphia and Amsterdam. His work has been featured or is forthcoming on The Masters Review, HAD, X-R-A-Y, No Contact, Epiphany, Passages North, The Offing, and elsewhere. Some of his pieces have been selected for anthologies and at literary contests, including the Waasnode Short Fiction Prize judged by Jonathan Escoffery. More on @sarpsozdinler or at http://www.sarpsozdinler.com.
Lucinda Trew’s writing has appeared in The Fredricksburg Literary and Art Review, The Poet, Cathexis Northwest Press, The Bangor Literary Journal, San Pedro River Review, Kakalak, Mockingheart Review, Flying South and other journals. She is a recipient of a 2021 Randall Jarrell Poetry Competition honorable mention, a 2020 Kakalak Poetry Award, a 2019 North Carolina Poetry Society Award, and was named a 2020 North Carolina Poetry Society poet laureate award finalist. She lives and writes in Union County, N.C.
Jonathan Weisberg is a taciturn professional communicator, a husband, and a father.
Christie Wilson lives in Illinois. Her work appears in Atticus Review, CHEAP POP, Driftwood Press, New World Writing, and Pidgeonholes among other publications. Visit her at www.christie-wilson.com or follow her @5cdwilson.
Jill Witty is revising her second novel, training for a marathon and trying to make friends in her new home of Richmond, Virginia. Her work has been published in Catapult, Atlas & Alice, New Flash Fiction Review, and elsewhere. She tweets about writing, running and parenting at @jwitty.
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