Eduardo Martínez Báez is a lawyer and writer from Mexico. He writes in both Spanish and English, usually sci-fi and magical realism. He has previously been published in Gata que Ladra (flash fiction magazine) and Agora (short fiction magazine) in Mexico.

Coleman Bomar is a writer  who currently resides in Middle Tennessee. His works have been featured by and/or are forthcoming in Bewildering Stories, Altered Reality, 365 Tomorrows, Drunk Monkeys, Plum Tree Tavern,  Nine Muses Review, Showbear Family Circus Liberal Arts Magazine, Prometheus Dreaming, SOFTBLOW, Eunoia Review, Beyond Words, Bewildering Stories, Isacoustic, Nine Muses Poetry, and many more.

Chella Courington is a writer and teacher whose poetry and stories appear or are forthcoming in numerous anthologies and journals including SmokeLong Quarterly, The Collagist, and The Los Angeles Review. Her novella, Adele and Tom: The Portrait of a Marriage, is available at Breaking Rules Publishing. (

Ariel M. Goldenthal lives in Washington, D.C. and teaches students how their college academic writing can be creative. Her writing has appeared in or is forthcoming from Emerge Literary JournalFiction Southeast, and Grace & Gravity Vol. VIII. You can find more of her work at

Sophie Kamryn is pursuing a Master’s Degree in Social Work at Virginia Commonwealth University. When she is not engaging in graduate school activities, you can find her volunteering at the nearest animal rescue center. Her work has been published in Haunted Waters Press.

Heidi Payne is the author of multiple manuscripts in various stages of editing. She recently graduated from the University of Idaho with a B.A. in English-Creative Writing. When she’s not writing, she can often be found playing the piano, baking muffins, or tap dancing on the porch.

Regan Puckett lives in the Midwest, a place she finds simultaneously too interesting and not interesting enough. She hopes to strike the balance one day. Find her recent work at The Daily Drunk, Rejection Letters Lit, and trampset.

C.C. Russell has published his poetry and prose in such journals as The Meadow, New York Quarterly, The Colorado Review, and Whiskey Island among others.  He has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and for Best of the Net and is included in Best Microfiction 2020.  He lives in Wyoming with a couple of humans and several cats. You can find more of his work at

Lex Shramko is a recovering philosopher living in the DC area. She is currently working on a World War II fairy tale braided from memoir and biography, set in both the past and present, about a child orphan who discovers existence as an 85 year-old-woman. When she is not writing, she teaches philosophy and feminism. Otherwise, she is always on an adventure of traveling, biking, or scuba diving, or checking out the latest coffee shop. Preferably with a resident cat or dog.

Shaemus Spencer is a trans/queer animator and writer. They have been or will be published in Trampset, MoonPark Review, Bending Genres, and several other great mags you should be reading instead of this bio. They live in western New York, but their heart is in West Virginia. Find them online @chezmouse.

Jason Sprinkle is a writer and software developer in Austin, Texas and has work in Five on the Fifth magazine. Feel free to follow him on twitter at @jason_sprankle.

J.B. Stone is a neurodivergent slam poet, reviewer, and writer from Brooklyn, NY now residing in Buffalo. He is the author of the A Place Between Expired Dreams And Renewed Nightmares (Ghost City Press 2018) and INHUMAN ELEGIES (Ghost City Press 2020). His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Maudlin House, [PANK], BlazeVOX, Wellington Street Review, Atticus Review, OcculumFive :2: One Magazine, and elsewhere. He is the Reviews Editor/Editor-in-Chief at Variety Pack.  You can check out more of his work at

Nicole VanderLinden‘s short fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in New Ohio Review—where Lauren Groff selected her story as the winner of the 2020 NOR Fiction Prize—SmokeLong QuarterlyShenandoahThe Los Angeles Review, and elsewhere. She currently serves as associate editor for Colorado Review and as a fiction reader for Ploughshares and the Masters Review. Her book reviews have appeared in various places, including the Denver Post, and she can be found at and on Twitter @vandanicole.

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