Priya Dabak
Priya Dabak

Priya Dabak is a cat lover and fantasy nerd. She juggles her time between daydreaming, writing and completing a Master’s in English (Linguistics) from The English and Foreign Languages University, India. Her fiction has been previously published at NewMyths.com. A bookworm at heart, Priya also writes about books at Tabula Rasa, www.peskypiksipesternomi.blogspot.com

Terry Dalrymple

Founder of Concho River Review, Terry Dalrymple writes fiction and teaches literature and writing at Angelo State University in San Angelo, TX. His latest book is Love Stories (Sort Of), published by Lamar University Literary Press.

Davidson, James W. Jr.
James W. Davidson, Jr.

James W. Davidson, Jr. is an instructional designer who loves creating digital imagery. He studied creative writing and philosophy at Winthrop University. In his spare time, he enjoys learning guitar with his 16-year-old son and watching both his sons play soccer. James has been married 22 years and lives in South Carolina.

Adina Davis

Adina Davis’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in 50 Word Stories, Halfway Down the Stairs, Blink-Ink, and Wigleaf, and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, as well as Best Microfiction and Best Small Fiction awards.

L.B. Davis

L.B. Davis is from Aurora, Colorado. He currently resides in Chandler, Arizona, with his wife of nine years. He works for an educational technology company. This is his first published work.

Dawid, Annie
Annie Dawid

Annie’s three published volumes of fiction are: York Ferry: A Novel, Cane Hill Press, 1993, second printing; Lily in the Desert: Stories, Carnegie-Mellon University Press, 2001; And Darkness Was Under His Feet: Stories of a Family, Litchfield Review Press, 2009. She published a poetry chapbook, ANATOMIE OF THE WORLD (Finishing Line Press) in 2017.

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John E. DeLaughter

John E. DeLaughter is a retired planetologist living on a sailboat with Nimrod the cat. His work has taken him to all seven continents where he has always met the nicest people. No robots were harmed in writing this story.

Daniel DeRock

Daniel DeRock is a writer from the U.S. living in the Netherlands. His short fiction can be found online in Rejection Letters, Reservoir Road, Gone Lawn, and The Daily Drunk, among others. He’s working on a speculative novel. You can find him on Twitter @daniel_derock

Douglas DiCicco

Douglas DiCicco is an author of speculative fiction living in Clovis, California. He has worked as an attorney, a teacher, and a renaissance faire performer. Follow on Twitter @CiccoDouglas.

Salvatore Difalco

Salvatore Difalco lives in Toronto. He is the author of four books, including The Mountie At Niagara Falls (Anvil Press), a collection of microfiction.

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Sharon Dilworth

Sharon Dilworth is the author of two collections of short stories—THE LONG WHITE and WOMEN DRINKING BENEDICTINE, and two novels YEAR OF THE GINKGO and MY RIVIERA. Her newest book, TWO SIDES, THREE RIVERS, is a collection of stories that take place in Pittsburgh. Sharon has won a National Endowment for Fiction grant, a Pushcart Prize in Fiction, and Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Grant. She is the director of the creative writing program at Carnegie Mellon University and lives and writes in Pittsburgh.

William Doreski
William Doreski

William Doreski recently returned to Boston after years of teaching at Keene State College in New Hampshire. His most recent book of poetry is The Suburbs of Atlantis (2013). He has published three critical studies, including Robert Lowell’s Shifting Colors. His essays, poetry, fiction, and reviews have appeared in many journals.

Laurie Ann Doyle

Laurie Ann Doyle is the author of World Gone Missing, winner of the Nautilus Book Award in fiction. Recipient of the Alligator Juniper Fiction Award and a Pushcart Prize nominee, Laurie’s stories and essays appear in McSweeny’s, Alta Journal, Jabberwock Review, The Los Angeles Review, and elsewhere. She teaches writing at the San Francisco Writers Grotto and UC Berkeley. www.laurieanndoyle.com.

Emil Draitser
Emil Draitser

Professor of Russian at Hunter College, Emil Draitser has authored 12 books of artistic and scholarly prose. His work has also appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Partisan Review, Kenyon Review, and other journals. A three-time recipient of the New Jersey Council on the Arts fellowships, he’s at work on his memoir, To Laugh or Not to Laugh: Writing Soviet Satire.

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Matthew Duffus

Matthew Duffus received an MFA from the University of Minnesota and has published work in a number of venues, including Beloit Fiction Journal, Natural Bridge, and New Ohio Review. He is an Instructor of English at Gardner-Webb University in Boiling Springs, NC.

Doreen Duffy
Doreen Duffy

Doreen Duffy loves to write. Longlisted in the 2013 RTE Guide/Penguin Short Story competition; shortlisted for the 2012 Fish Publishing competition; and awarded first place in the 2012 Jonathan Swift Poetry competition. Published in Ireland’s Own Anthology, the Irish Times newspaper, and The Burning Bush 2. doreenduffy.blogspot.com

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Frank Dullaghan

Frank Dullaghan, an Irish writer living in Dubai, has four poetry collections published with Cinnamon Press (UK), most recently, Lifting the Latch, 2018. In 2014 he was commissioned to provide the final English renditions of the poems of HH Sheikh Mohammed, Ruler of Dubai—published as Flashes of Verse. He was shortlisted in London Magazine’s 2017 short story competition.


Edwards-Hill, Annette
Annette Edwards-Hill

Annette Edwards-Hill lives in Wellington, New Zealand. Her writing has appeared in Flash Frontier, Bonsai: The Big Book of Small Stories (Canterbury University Press, 2018) and Headland. She was nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Best Small Fictions 2017. She won the 2017 Flash Frontier Winter Writing Award.

Dr. Wilson F. Engel, III
Dr. Wilson F. Engel, III

Dr. Wilson F. Engel, III, was born in Long Beach, California, and now resides and writes in Gilbert, Arizona, U.S.A. Dr. Engel has published over 250 stories and poems in print and online. Dr. Engel is interested in the post-modern ethos and in the effects of advanced artificial intelligence software, particularly when integrated with robotics, on the human condition.

Englert, Kelsey
Kelsey Englert

Kelsey Englert’s writing has appeared in Gulf CoastPassages North, and Jellyfish Review, among other literary magazines. She is a Pennsylvania native and earned her MA in English from Ball State University and her MFA in Creative Writing from West Virginia University. She teaches at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. For more information, visit www.kelseyenglert.com.

CJ Erick

CJ Erick’s stories have appeared in anthologies from WMG Publishing, WordFire Press, and others. He writes in multiple genres, publishes novels in a space fantasy series, and dabbles in poetry. He lives in the Dallas area with his wife and their rescue superhero dog Saber-Girl, calls his sourdough bread starter “Ursula” (K. Le Guin), and cooks crazy-good Cajun food for a Midwest Yankee.

Eugenio Eustace
Eugenio Eustace

Eugenio Eustace is a retired master brewer and now an amateur writer specializing in the field of fantastical fiction. He is currently working on his debut novel We Need to Talk About Watters and can be found hiking in the Peak District east of Manchester, England, in his spare time.

Anthony Kane Evans

Anthony Kane Evans has had short stories published in various UK, French, US, Canadian, Nigerian, and Australian literary journals, e-zines, and anthologies. These include London Magazine (UK), Orbis Quarterly (UK), The Tusculum Review (US), and The Antigonish Review (Canada). Though raised in England, he now lives in Denmark.

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Natalie Evjen

Natalie Evjen found her passion for writing after having her two kids, Abel and Zola. Currently, she lives in Provo, Utah, where she takes creative writing classes at Utah Valley University and works on a novel that she hopes to finish sometime before she’s 80.


Farley, Joe
Joe Farley

Joe Farley has a BA in Journalism and Literature from Ramapo College of New Jersey. He studied fiction in the MFA program at Minnesota State University, Mankato, and teaches literacy in the Denver Public School System. He lives in Denver, and his fiction has been published or is forthcoming in Bridge Eight, Twisted Vine, and Weber—The Contemporary West.

Faugeroux, Claire
Claire Faugeroux

Claire Faugeroux is a French-Dutch web editor working in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. She has worked in a publishing house and in a public library in France—so basically, she always tries to be surrounded by books and words. In 2012, she founded an online magazine (in French) focused on the Y generation’s culture, larevuey.com. More info: clairefaitdeshistoires.com

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Linda Ferguson

Linda Ferguson is an award-winning writer of poetry, fiction and essays. Her poetry chapbook, Baila Conmigo, was published by Dancing Girl Press in 2014. She also teaches creative writing for adults and children. www.bylindaferguson.blogspot.com

T. J. Fier

Associate Professor of Set Design by day and author by night, you can find T.J.’s other works in Three Little Sisters’ horror anthology: Nothing Short of Horror, and the re-release of her debut novel, The Bright One, December 2022. You can find her on Twitter at @iamfierless and her Facebook author page at https://www.facebook.com/iamfierless.

Hamish Filmer

Hamish Filmer grew up in South Africa and now resides in The Hague, where he lives with his wife, Ksenia, and two sons. He has had short stories published in Empty Nest (KY Story), The Cardiff Review, Type/Cast, and The Quill Magazine (forthcoming). http://hamishfilmer.weebly.com/writing.html

Gary Fincke

Gary Fincke’s new collection of flash fiction The Corridors of Longing has just been published by Pelekinesis Press. The title story was reprinted in Best Small Fictions 2020. He is co-editor of the annual anthology series Best Microfiction.

Jan FitzGerald
Jan FitzGerald

Jan FitzGerald (b.1950) is a long established NZ poet and writer, with publication overseas in The London Magazine, Orbis (UK), Acumen (UK) and Cinnamon Press (Wales). A short story writer of various awards and placings, she has recently taken up fast fiction. She has two poetry books published and works full-time as an artist in Napier, NZ.

Laurette Folk
Laurette Folk

Laurette Folk’s fiction, essays, and poems have been published in upstreet, Waxwing, Gravel, Flash Fiction Magazine, Mom Egg ReviewpacificREVIEW, Boston Globe Magazine, with work forthcoming in Best Small Fictions 2019. Her novel, A Portal to Vibrancy, was published by Big Table in June 2014 and won the Independent Press Award for New Adult Fiction.

Alan Ford

Alan has had a few acceptances for poems in literary magazines, but has only just begun to try short stories/flash fiction. He tends to be interested in unusual subjects for mainstream publications, rather than experimental or avant-garde ones.

Foreman, Hillary Jo
Hillary Jo Foreman

Originally from Anderson, Indiana, Hillary Jo Foreman is currently working toward her MA in Fiction at Ohio University. Her fiction appears in Relief.

Quinn Forlini

Quinn Forlini has writing in The Journal, The Greensboro Review, The Rupture, Milk Candy Review, and elsewhere. She earned her MFA from the University of Virginia and lives in Pennsylvania.

Forsyth, Geoffrey
Geoffrey Forsyth

Geoffrey Forsyth’s chapbook, In The Land Of The Free, was published by Rose Metal Press. His story, Mud, appeared in the anthology New Sudden Fiction: Short-Short Stories from America and Beyond. His short stories have been published in New Orleans Review, RHINO, Other Voices, Oyez Review, and several other literary magazines.

Lisa Fox

Lisa Fox is a pharmaceutical market researcher by day and fiction writer by night. She thrives in the chaos of everyday suburban life, residing in New Jersey (USA) with her husband, two sons, and their couch-dwelling golden retriever. Lisa’s work has been featured in various publications, including Metaphorosis, New Myths, Luna Station Quarterly, and The Satirist.

Tim Frank

Tim Frank’s short stories have been published in Bourbon Penn, Eunoia Review, Menacing Hedge, Maudlin House and elsewhere. He is the associate fiction editor for Able Muse Literary Journal.

Peter Fraser
Peter Fraser

Peter Fraser lives in Australia and is interested in travel and writing. He has published about a dozen short stories, mainly in American eMags. Last year he published a novel with Editions Dedicaces called A Pack of Lies.

Freeman, Jodi
Jodi Freeman

Jodi Freeman’s work explores how the stories we tell ourselves relate to the truth. An excerpt from her novel, The King Is Dead, won first place for mainstream fiction in the 2017 PNWA Literary Contest. She lives with her husband and teenagers in Seattle, WA, where she designs award-winning theater costumes and cooks pot meals.

Jim Freeze
Jim Freeze

Jim Freeze is 69 years old and retired. Although Jim has been writing for 20 years, he only became serious in June 2013 when he began submitting pieces for publication with limited but joyful success. Jim resides in Gastonia, North Carolina with Carolyn, his wife of 51 years. He enjoys reading, sports, and any good single malt Scotch.

Paula Fusco
Paula Fusco

Paula Fusco was born in Belfast and now lives in Surrey, where it’s warmer. Many years of staying in, watching television are to blame for the characters she creates in her short stories and she hopes that her readers will share her passion for the absurd.

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