You can find the words of Steve Campbell in places such as Sick Lit Magazine, Ad Hoc Fiction, Twisted Sister Lit Mag, The Drabble, Dog-Ear, Occulum and on his website: Follow him on twitter here: @standondog.

Chloe N. Clark’s work appears in Apex, Glass, Uncanny, and more. She is Co-EIC of Cotton Xenomorph and her debut chapbook, The Science of Unvanishing Objects, is out from Finishing Line Press. Follow her on Twitter @PintsNCupcakes.

Samuel J. Fox is a bisexual essayist and poet living in the Suburban South. He is poetry editor at Bending Genres. He is nominated twice for Best of the Net and once for a Pushcart prize in 2017. Find him on Twitter (@samueljfox).

Howie Good is the author of The Loser’s Guide to Street Fighting, winner of the 2017 Lorien Prize and forthcoming from Thoughtcrime Press, and Dangerous Acts Starring Unstable Elements, winner of the 2015 Press Americana Prize for Poetry.

Lee Hamblin is from the UK. He lives in Greece and teaches yoga. He’s had stories published in FlashBack Fiction, formercactus, Anti-Heroin ChicReflex, Blue Fifth Review, Ellipsis, Fictive Dream, and other places. He tweets @kali_thea and has links to his stories here:

Patti Jazanoski’s writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Kenyon Review Online, Cimarron Review, Ploughshares blog, The Rumpus, Confrontation, The San Francisco Chronicle, and elsewhere. She earned an MFA from Bennington College and a degree from the University of Michigan. She worked as a software engineer in Silicon Valley for many years.  For more info, visit

Kim Magowan lives in San Francisco and teaches in the Department of Literatures and Languages at Mills College. Her short story collection Undoing won the 2017 Moon City Press Fiction Award. Her novel The Light Source is forthcoming from 7.13 Books. Her fiction has been published in Bird’s Thumb, Cleaver, The Gettysburg Review, Hobart, New World Writing, Sixfold, and many other journals.

Jeff Nazzaro lives in Southern California, where he writes short fiction and poetry. His flash fiction has appeared in several literary journals, including Café Aphra, Fewer Than 500, Fear of Monkeys, and Flash: The International Short-short Story Magazine.

Emily Pierce is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in English at Radford University. Some of her work can be found in Hypertrophic Literary, Scrittura Magazine, and other publications. She lives in Virginia with a tiny rabbit.

Michelle Ross is the author of There’s So Much They Haven’t Told You (2017), which won the 2016 Moon City Press Short Fiction Award. Her fiction has recently appeared in Fanzine, Jellyfish Review, Electric Literature’s Recommended Reading, Threadcount, TriQuarterly, and other venues. She is fiction editor of Atticus Review. She lives in Tucson, Arizona.

Marvin Shackelford is author of the collections Endless Building (poems, Urban Farmhouse) and Tall Tales from the Ladies’ Auxiliary (stories, forthcoming from Alternating Current). His work has, or soon will have, appeared in Kenyon ReviewHobart, Wigleaf, and elsewhere. He resides in Middle Tennessee, earning a living in agriculture.

Aditya Shankar is an Indian poet, flash fiction author, and translator. His poems, fiction, and translations have appeared or are forthcoming in the The Ghost Parachute, Canada Quarterly, Indian Literature, Modern Poetry in Translation, The Little Magazine, The Four Quarters Magazine, The Anti Heroin Chic, The After Happy Hour Review, Chandrabhaga, Muse & Murmur, and elsewhere. Books: After Seeing (2006), Party Poopers (2014). He lives in Bangalore, India.

Adrian Slonaker works as a copywriter and copy editor in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada. Adrian’s work has appeared in Aberration Labyrinth, Squawk Back, The Bohemyth, Queen Mob’s Tea House, Pangolin Review and others.  

Jennifer Wortman’s work appears in Glimmer Train, Hobart, Normal School, DIAGRAM, The Collagist, Okey-Panky, JMWW, and elsewhere. She is an associate fiction editor at Colorado Review and an instructor at Lighthouse Writers Workshop. Find more at


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