Kelli Short Borges is a former reading specialist and a life-long reading enthusiast. She also enjoys hiking the Arizona foothills, photography, and traveling the world in search of adventure. Her work has been published or is forthcoming at The Tahoma Literary Review, The Sunlight Press, The Dribble Drabble Review, and Across the Margin, amongst other publications. You can connect with her on Twitter @KelliBorges2.

Francisco Delgado is a proud Chamorro and, through his maternal grandmother, a member of the Tonawanda Band of Seneca. He lives with his wife and their son in Queens, New York, where he goes on long, meandering walks, takes pictures, and records his thoughts in a notebook. His creative work has recently appeared in Newtown Literary, Queensbound, and Lost Balloon. He is an Assistant Professor of English at BMCC (CUNY).

David Henson and his wife have lived in Belgium and Hong Kong over the years and now reside in Illinois. His work has been nominated for two Pushcart Prizes, Best Small Fictions and Best of the Net and has appeared in various print and online journals including MoonPark Review, Pithead Chapel, Gone Lawn and Fictive Dream. His website is His Twitter is @annalou8.

Jude Higgins’ flashfiction chapbook The Chemist’s House was published by V.Press in 2017. She has been widely published in magazines and anthologies. Jude is the founder of Bath Flash Fiction Award, and directs Flash Fiction Festivals U.K. and the short short fiction press, Ad Hoc Fiction. @judehwriter.

Matthew Moniz is a PhD student in poetry at the University of Southern Mississippi. Originally from the DC area, he holds and MFA from McNeese State University.

Zach Murphy is a Hawaii-born writer with a background in cinema. His stories appear in Reed Magazine, The Coachella Review, Maudlin House, Still Point Arts Quarterly, B O D Y, Ruminate, Wilderness House Literary Review, Flash: The International Short-Short Story Magazine, and more. His debut chapbook Tiny Universes (Selcouth Station Press, 2021) is available in paperback and e-book. He lives with his wonderful wife Kelly in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Goodman Murphy-Smith is a creative writing student from Birmingham, AL., where he is a regular contributor to the Cadence literary magazine and a retired movie theater employee.

Daniel A. Rabuzzi has had two novels, five short stories and ten poems published since 2006 ( He lived eight years in Norway, Germany, and France. He has degrees in the study of folklore and mythology, international relations, and European history. He lives in New York City with his artistic partner & spouse, the woodcarver Deborah A. Mills (, and the requisite cat.

Belicia Rhea was born under a waning crescent moon in the Sonoran Desert. You can find her at and read more of her work published in Bending Genres, Miracle Monocle, and Versification, among other places.

Sara Solberg is an emerging writer from Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. She’s an MFA candidate at Northern Michigan University, where she reads for Passages North. She can usually be found trekking through the woods surrounding her home, procrastinating on the work she should be doing. Sara’s writing has appeared or is forthcoming in X-R-A-Y, Hippocampus, Emerge, The Other Journal, and elsewhere.

Anna Spence is an academic by day and a writer by compulsion. Her work has appeared in a number of journals including Emerge Literary Journal, Sledgehammer Lit, and Ellipsis Zine. She can be found on Twitter @MSSalieri.

Sage Tyrtle’s work is available or upcoming in X-R-A-Y, The Offing, and Apex among others. She’s told stories on stages all over the world and her words have been featured on NPR, CBC, and PBS. She runs a free online writing group open to everyone. Twitter: @sagetyrtle

Elani Wales is a certified German to English translator and poet. Her work has been published in W.E.I.R.D. She lives in the Pacific Northwest, where her work is informed by a rotating cast of barn owls, ravens with surprisingly loud opinions, and a big floppy dog. In the digital world, she can be found at

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