Michael Bloor is a retired sociologist living in Dunblane, Scotland, who has discovered the exhilarations of short creative writing, with more than fifty pieces published in The Drabble, Everyday Fiction, The Copperfield Review, Firewords, Litro Online and elsewhere.

Pat Foran is a writer in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, His work has appeared in Milk Candy Review, Okay Donkey, Little Fiction, WhiskeyPaper and elsewhere. Find him on Twitter at @pdforan.

Mary Grimm has had two books published, Left to Themselves (novel) and Stealing Time (story collection) – both by Random House.  Currently, she is working on a dystopian novel about oldsters. She teaches fiction writing at Case Western Reserve University.

Kathleen McKitty Harris is a fifth-generation native New Yorker whose work has appeared in Longreads, Sonora Review, Creative Nonfiction, Pidgeonholes, McSweeney’s, and The Rumpus, among others. Her essay, “A Timeline of Human Female Development,” appears in the anthology MY BODY, MY WORDS (Big Table Publishing 2018). She has also performed as a storyteller at The Moth in New York City, and as the co-host of the “What’s Your Story?” live-reading series in northern New Jersey, where she lives with her husband, two children, and irredeemable dog.

Jude Higgins is a writer, editor and writing events organiser. Her flash fiction pamphlet, ‘The Chemist’s House’ was published by V.Press in 2017 and she has been widely published in magazines and anthologies. She directs Flash Fiction Festivals, UK and organises Bath Flash Fiction Award. @judehwriter

PB Johnson was born in Knoxville, Tennessee and now lives in Illinois where he has worked as a police officer for more than twenty years. His writing has appeared in Green Briar Review, Gravel Magazine, Hoot Review, The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature and has been heard on Chicago Public Radio.

Richard Jones is the author of many books of poetry, including Country of Air, A Perfect Time, King of Heats, The Blessing, and Stranger on Earth. Editor since 1980 of the literary journal Poetry East, he curates its many anthologies, such as ParisThe Last Believer in Words, and Bliss. In 2020, he will publish his 100th issue.

R.F. Mechelke holds a B.S. from Marquette University and a Masters from Cardinal Stritch University. He was born and raised in Florida, and now lives in the Chicago area. His short stories have appeared in the Blue Lake Review, the Sci Phi Journal, the Lowestoft Chronicle, the Loch Raven Review and elsewhere. Follow him on Twitter @RFMechelke.

Pax Morrigan is on a quest for imagination and loves playing with words.  Twitter: @paxmorrigan

Amie Souza Reilly is the Feminist Fridays writer for The Adroit Journal. Her work can be found in Pidgeonholes, SmokeLong Quarterly, Okay Donkey and at Follow her on Twitter @Smidgeon227.

Nedjelko Spaich is a Serbian-American queer writer living in Los Angeles and a graduate of Bennington College in Vermont. His work has appeared in Jellyfish Review, Cagibi Literary Journal, Reflex Fiction, Los Angeles Review of Books, and LAist. He is a reader for Pidgeonholes. Find him on Twitter @Nedjelko or

Emily Williams is a teaching candidate at East Tennessee State University. Her work has appeared in ETSU’s campus magazine, The Mockingbird.

Lucy Zhang is a writer masquerading around as a software engineer. She watches anime and sleeps in on weekends like a normal human being. Her work has appeared in various publications including After Alexei, Digging Through The Fat and Bending Genres. She can be found at or on Twitter (@Dango_Ramen).

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