Faye Brinsmead’s flash fiction appears or is forthcoming in MoonPark Review, X-R-A-Y Literary Magazine, New Flash Fiction Review, Spelk, Reflex Fiction, Ellipsis Zine, and other places. Among my molecules, her poetry e-chapbook, is published by proletaria. She lives in Australia and tweets @ContesdeFaye.

James Cawkwell is a disabled queer trans man, studying English and Psychology at the University of Alberta, and he is very passionate about Lucky Charms.

Sara Siddiqui Chansarkar is an Indian American. She was born in a middle-class family in India and will forever be indebted to her parents for educating her beyond their means. She is a Pushcart and Best of the Net nominee; her work has been published online in Fictive Dream, Spelk Fiction, The Ellipsis zine, Lunch Ticket, and also in print, most recently in the Chicken Soup for the Soul series. She blogs at Puny Fingers and can be reached at twitter @PunyFingers.

Lori Cramer’s short prose has appeared in The Cabinet of Heed, Ellipsis Zine, Flash Fiction Magazine, and Splonk, among others. Her story “Scars” (Fictive Dream, February 2018) was nominated for Best Microfiction 2019. Links to her writing can be found at Twitter: @LCramer29.

Diane D. Gillette lives, writes, and teaches in Chicago.  Her work has appeared in over 50 literary venues including the Saturday Evening Post, Blackbird, Hobart, and the Maine Review.  You can find more of her published work at

Kip Knott’s writing has appeared in numerous journals and magazines, including The American Journal of Poetry, Beloit Fiction Journal, Gettysburg Review, The Sun, and Virginia Quarterly Review. He is the author of four poetry chapbooks, the most recent being Afraid of Heaven (Mudlark). His full-length collection of poetry—Tragedy, Ecstasy, Doom, and so on—is forthcoming from Kelsay Books later this year. Currently, he is a teacher and an art dealer who travels the Midwest and Appalachia in search of lost treasures. More of his work may be accessed at

Tomas Marcantonio is a fiction and travel writer from Brighton, England. His work has appeared in places such as Metaphorosis Magazine, STORGY, and Ellipsis Zine. Tomas is currently based in Busan, South Korea, where he splits his time between writing, teaching, and getting lost in neon-lit backstreets.

Rose McMackin’s work has appeared in Juked Magazine and The Noyo River Review. She lives in Seattle with a dog who performs all his own stunts.

Zoë Meager is from Aotearoa New Zealand and has a Master of Creative Writing from the University of Auckland. Her short stories have been commended and published at home and abroad, including winning the Commonwealth Writers Short Story Prize, Pacific Region, 2013. Recent work has appeared in Turbine | Kapohau, Landfall, and Bonsai: Best small stories from Aotearoa New Zealand. There’s more at

Homer Mitchell’s poems and short stories have appeared in The Southern Review, Comstock Review, Birmingham Poetry Review, Blueline, Wind Magazine, and other literary journals and anthologies. A retired instructor of English at SUNY Cortland (NY), he lives in the Adirondack Mountains of Upstate New York.

Shawn Nocher lives with her husband and an assortment of sassy rescue animals in Baltimore, Maryland. She received her MA in writing from Johns Hopkins University. Recent works have appeared in Eunoia Review, Five-on-the-Fifth, Smokelong Quarterly, Pithead Chapel, and Anti-heroin Chic, among others. Her debut novel is scheduled for release summer 2021 by Blackstone Publishing. @shawn_nocher

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 Alaska Quarterly Review, Colorado Review, Queen Mob’s Teahouse, and other venues; it’s been included in Best Microfiction 2020 and the 2019 Wigleaf Top 50. She’s fiction editor of Atticus

Marvin Shackelford is author of a collection of poems, Endless Building; stories, Tall Tales from the Ladies’ Auxiliary (Alternating Current, forthcoming); and flash, Field Guide to Lonely Birds (Red Bird Chapbooks, forthcoming). He resides in Southern Middle Tennessee, earning a living in agriculture.

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