Karin Britt Gall writes fiction and nonfiction from Central Ohio. She lives with her husband and attack cat Smokey. Her work has appeared in anthologies, national magazines, and newspapers both in print and online. Karin’s recent work has appeared in Siren Lit, The Flash Fiction Press (forthcoming), and the anthologies Feisty After 45 and Tomato Slices. Follow her @Karin_Gall or visit karinsgall.wordpress.com
Amanda Gaines is a recent graduate of WVU’s Creative Writing program. She has both poetry and prose published in Calliope, Mind Murals, Gravel, Straylight, The Oyez Review, Into the Void and The Meadow. When she’s not reading or writing, she can probably be found watching black and white movies and knitting. A born and bred Appalachian, Amanda’s interests include femininity, region, and lineage.
Renoir Gaither works as a library assistant at the University of Minnesota. His poems and prose have appeared in Revolver, After Hours, Fiction Brigade and African American Review. He enjoys jazz, film and visiting antique shops.
David Galef has published over a dozen books, including the novels Flesh and How to Cope with Suburban Stress and the short story collections Laugh Track and My Date with Neanderthal Woman. His latest volume is Brevity: A Flash Fiction Handbook. His day job is professor of English and creative writing program director at Montclair State University.
Jamey T. Gallagher’s writing has been published in over thirty journals, online and in print. Three of his stories have been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and his novella Midwinter, a fundraiser for a friend with health issues, is available as a Kindle download. He teaches at the Community College of Baltimore County.
Alex Galvez is a college student living in Los Angeles, California. Making his debut in Brilliant Flash Fiction. He enjoys writing short stories, flash fiction and poetry. His themes include culture, language, identity, and the unknown.
Miguel Gardel lives in New York. His stories have appeared in Bilingual Review, Best Fiction, Red Fez, Pemmican, Press One, and other publications.
Steviee Geagan is an emerging writer born and raised all around the Western Pennsylvania area. He has previously been published in Pulp. the literary journal, The Siren, and was a finalist in the Roadrunner Review’s 2019 writing contest. When Steviee isn’t reading submissions for BatCat Press or Pulp., he desperately pleads with his well-loved Mr. Coffee to brew enough joe to last the night.
Thomas Genevieve is a teacher in New Jersey. He’s been writing fiction, with a focus on short stories, for about six years. When he is not writing, he maintains a steady diet of the cultural arts.
Jamey Genna teaches writing, theater, and art in the East Bay area of San Francisco. She received her MFA in Writing from the University of San Francisco. Her short fiction has been published in many fine literary magazines such as Crab Orchard Review, Eleven Eleven, The Iowa Review, Georgetown Review, and 580 Split, among others.
Steve Gergley is a writer and runner based in Warwick, New York. His fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Bridge Eight, Maudlin House, Pithead Chapel, Five on the Fifth, Asymmetry, and others. In addition to writing fiction, he has composed and recorded five albums of original music.
Julia Gerhardt is a writer and poet from Los Angeles, now living in Baltimore. She has previously been published in Literary Orphans, Rogue Agent, Flash Fiction Magazine, Monkeybicycle, and others.
Nod Ghosh is a graduate of the Hagley Writers’ Institute, Christchurch, New Zealand. Nod’s work has been accepted by Penduline Press, TheGayUK and the Citron Review; N.Z. publications: Flash Frontier, JAAM and Takahe. Stories featured in anthologies Love on the Road 2015 (Liberties Press), Landmarks (U.K. 2015 NFFD) and Horizons 2 (Top of the South NZSA). Further details: www.nodghosh.com.
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 www.digillette.com.
John Givens teaches fiction writing workshops in Dublin. He got his MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, studied art and language in Kyoto and worked in Tokyo as a writer and editor. Givens has published three novels in the United States and a collection of short stories in Ireland. His stories have appeared in literary journals in the US, Asia and Europe.
Jessika Grewe Glover is a Los Angeles based author, personal trainer, and chocolatier. Her debut novel, Another Beast’s Skin, a contemporary fantasy, was released in November 2021. She is a lifelong writer and Miami native, married to an Englishman. Together they have two teens and a rescue bulldog.
Sara L. Godwin has been writing most of her life, earning a B.S. from Hanover College in English literature with a focus on creative writing and Shakespearean drama. After spending time in England, she earned her M.Ed from Xavier University. She currently works as a writer, educator, mother, wife, and crafter in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Melissa Goode’s work has appeared in Best Australian Short Stories, New World Writing, Cleaver Magazine, Bartleby Snopes, Pithead Chapel, Gravel and Jellyfish Review among others. She has been a featured writer in Bang! One of her short stories has been made into a film by the production company, Jungle. She lives in Australia. You can find her here: www.melissagoode.com and at twitter.com/melgoodewriter.
Lisa Gordon is a writer from the U.S. East Coast. She has an MFA from California College of the Arts and has been published in Paper Darts, Sparkle + Blink, and others. She is at work on a story collection. You can read more of her work at www.gordonlisa.com.
Mitchell Grabois has had over 1,000 poems and fictions appear in literary magazines in the U.S. and abroad. He has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, The Best of the Net, and Queen’s Ferry Press’s Best Small Fictions. His novel, Two-Headed Dog, is available from Kindle and Nook. To see more of his work, Google Mitchell Krockmalnik Grabois. He lives in Denver.
Paul was born in 1957 in Leics, UK. Handicapped by being sent to a school for mentally disturbed teachers (Roundhill College—no lie). Writing: Film script accepted (though not produced) by Monty Python producer. Came 4th in Leics short-story contest. Even then they forgot to enclose the cheque. Drawn to humour in writing, even though there’s no such thing: humour is just another take on misery
KJ Hannah Greenberg, an evergreen inventor of printed possibilities, fashions lively texts and watches dust bunnies breed beneath her sofa. Her eclectic works are dedicated to lovers of slipstream fiction and to oboe players who never got past the second orchestral chair. Hannah’s newest collection of brief fiction is Friends and Rabid Hedgehogs (Bards & Sages Publishing, June 2016).
Michelle Greer, originally from Vancouver, Canada, lives in Mangalore, India with her husband, a musician. She started writing as a child but stopped writing for about 20 years. She has recently picked it up again and is currently working as a freelancer. She writes sonnets in her spare time and is currently trying to publish them.
Elliot Greiner is a writer based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. His work has appeared in Frogpond, Acorn, and Adelaide Magazine. Currently he is pursuing a PhD in Biological Anthropology at the University of Michigan.
Romana Guillotte is an MFA Screenwriting Candidate at UNLV, though more importantly a terribly average cellist and a ginger that loves dragons. She writes reviews for Marc Gunn’s Celtic Music Magazine and has had flash fiction shorts appear in both Foliate Oak Literary Magazine and Slink Chunk Press.
Hákon Gunnarsson is an Icelandic writer who has an MA in comparative literature who has written fiction and non-fiction. Even though he did at one point want to become a novelist, he fell for the short story, and sticks mostly to that form these days. His work has appeared in literary journals and anthologies in Icelandic and English.
Huang Guosheng, born in Maoming, Guangdong, China in 1969, is a member of the Guangdong Province Association of Writers, and the Translators Association of China. His Chinese novel Shenzhen Dream won fourth prize in the China Novel Contest and was longlisted in the ninth Maodun Literary Prize. He’s an international businessman & dual Chinese-English writer in Shenzhen, China.
Melissa Hunter Gurney is a Brooklyn based independent writer as well as the founder of GAMBA Magazine and GAMBA Z’s Artist Residency. She is connected to the artist life as seen throughout South America and writes for La Gente Descalza (The Barefoot People). Her work can be seen in various independent magazines including The Opiate, Those That This, Across the Margin and Post (Blank).
Cade Hagen lives in Las Vegas with his wife and daughters. He’s a hot-sauce junkie, a wannabe whiskey connoisseur, and an objectophiliac for guitars. Visit him on Twitter @cadehagen or at cadehagen.com.
Jason Half-Pillow’s writing has appeared in, or is forthcoming from: The Iowa Review, Driftwood Press, Gadfly Online, The Intentional, Crack the Spine, Fiction Southeast, Icarus Down Review and other venues. He is a recipient of the Iowa Review‘s Tim McGinnis Award for humorous writing. He currently resides in northern Italy.
V.J. Hamilton lives and works in Toronto. Pompeii is based on an interview with a personal support worker. Her work has been published in The Antigonish Review, The MacGuffin, and Entropy Magazine, among others. She won the EVENT Speculative Fiction contest.
Paul Handley’s fiction has appeared in Gargoyle Magazine, Monkeybicycle, Gone Lawn, The Doctor T.J. Eckleburg Review, mojo and Ostrich Review. Cartoons are in Hobar and Forge.
Writer-Artist-Musician-Poet-The Honorable Founder of The Groovy People’s Association Richard Hansen was, from the age of three-and-a-half and throughout the most formative years of his life, raised in the wilderness by wolves. He now happily resides in northern California.
Nels Hanson grew up in California’s San Joaquin Valley and has worked as a farmer, teacher and editor. His fiction received the San Francisco Foundation’s James D. Phelan Award and Pushcart nominations in 2010, 2012 and 2014. Poems appeared in Word Riot, Oklahoma Review, Pacific Review and other magazines and received the 2014 Prospero Prize from Sharkpack Review.
Lindsey Harrington is an Atlantic Canadian writer. She was the 2021 recipient of Nova Scotia’s Rita Joe Poetry Prize and has had short stories published recently by Long Con Magazine, OffTopic Publishing, and the Icelandic Connection. She is currently working on a short story collection about breakups in all their forms, called Coming Apart. Follow her on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/lindseyharringtonwriter/.
Alan D. Harris is a sixty-something graduate student in Creative Writing. He received the 2011 Stephen H. Tudor Scholarship in Creative Writing and earned the 2014 John Clare Poetry Prize from Wayne State University. In addition, Harris is the father of seven, grandfather of six, as well as a Pushcart Prize nominee in both 2013 and 2014.
In another life Ron was a Clio winning art director at four New York ad agencies where he brainstormed on everything from beer to panty liners. His stories have appeared in The Citron Review, Mobius, The Sky Island Journal, Literary Juice, After the Pause, and Gravel Magazine. Ron lives in a Brooklyn apartment adorned by his wife’s magnificent quilts.
Gina’s writing has been shortlisted for the Fish Flash Fiction Prize, longlisted for various competitions and published in both fiction and non-fiction magazines and on audio platforms. She holds an MRes in Creative Writing and was a runner-up in The Casket of Fictional Delights 2017 Flash Fiction Competition. She lives in Scotland and tweets @gmdfreelance.
Bari Lynn Hein’s stories are published in Adelaide, The Saturday Evening Post, The Ilanot Review, HCE Review and elsewhere. Recent awards include The Saturday Evening Post Great American Fiction Contest (runner-up), daCunha Short Story Contest (winner), Jerry Jazz Musician Short Fiction Contest (finalist) and the OWT Short Fiction Prize (shortlisted). Her debut novel is on submission. Learn more at barilynnhein.com
David Henson and his wife have lived in Brussels and Hong Kong and now reside in Illinois, USA. His work has been nominated for two Pushcart Prizes and has appeared in various journals including Pithead Chapel, Moonpark Review, Gone Lawn, Literally Stories and Fiction on the Web. His website: http://writings217.wordpress.com. Twitter: @annalou8.
Phyl Herbert lives in Dublin and has a background in teaching and theatre. After completing an M. Phil (M.F.A.) in Creative Writing at Trinity College Dublin in 2008, she started writing short stories. A debut collection of her short stories will be published this year by Arlen House. Presently, she is developing a stage play, Lunar Ladies.
Eileen Herbert-Goodall holds a Doctorate of Creative Arts, which she earned at the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC), Queensland, Australia. Along with a colleague, she runs the Field of Words writing and editing website. She has had many pieces of non-fiction and fiction published, and is presently working on a collection of short stories. eileenherbertgoodall.com
Karen Heslop writes from Kingston, Jamaica. Her stories have been published or are forthcoming in Theme of Absence, Bards and Sages Quarterly, The Story Shack and Fantasia Divinity Magazine among others. She tweets @kheslopwrites.
Rónán Hession is a writer based in Dublin. He has been published in the Honest Ulsterman and The Bohemyth. As Mumblin’ Deaf Ro, he has released three albums of storytelling songs. His third album Dictionary Crimes was nominated for the Choice Music Prize for Irish album of the year. Twitter: @mumblindeafro
Dara Thomas Higgins is a writer and musician living in Dublin. He currently writes for television, and has been previously published in The Bohemyth among others. Twitter: @Diplah. Dara’s portrait was created by Eoin Whelehan.
Ed Higgins teaches creative writing and literature at George Fox University, south of Portland, OR. His poems and short fiction have appeared in numerous print and online journals including: Monkeybicycle, Tattoo Highway, Pen Pusher, Word Riot, qarrtsilun, and Blue Print Review, among others. He and his wife live on a small organic farm where they raise a menagerie of animals.
Kenneth Hinegardner was raised in southern California and now lives in the Boston area. His interest in writing fiction started with his early love of reading. Read more of his work in Chiron Review.
Gene Hines was a Marine in Vietnam, a preacher in South Carolina, a missionary in Japan, a lawyer in North Carolina, and is now a writer in Tennessee. One of his stories was nominated for a Pushcart Prize and he was awarded the James Patrick Prize for Fiction by the Exiles Literary Group. You may contact him at 1Rosebud2@zoho.com.
Mary Beth is living the dream in Massachusetts. Following a career in public service, she reads, writes, swims, and daydreams to her heart’s content. Her work—poetry, short fiction, and nonfiction—has been published in journals such as Brilliant Flash Fiction, Crab Orchard Review, Literary Mama, and Madcap Review among others. She is looking for a home for her first poetry collection.
Lynne is a marine scientist by training, a writer by passion, and a curmudgeon by nature. She uses her experiences from years living in the Caribbean to infuse her stories with tropical magic, from the siren call of the islands to the terror and hysteria caused by the mysterious chupacabra. You can find out more at lynnehinkey.com
Raised in Chicago and residing in Nashville, Doug Hoekstra’s short stories, essays, and poems have appeared in numerous literary journals. He has two book-length collections to his name: The Tenth Inning (2015) and Bothering the Coffee Drinkers (2007 Independent Publisher Award finalist) and as a singer-songwriter, released eight CDs on U.S. and European labels, touring extensively in support. facebook.com/doughoekstramusic/, doughoekstra.wordpress.com/
Alva is an Irish writer from Dublin. First published by Ireland’s Own Winning Writers Annual 2015. Three times a winner of Ad Hoc Fiction’s weekly flash competition, her stories feature in The People’s Friend, Ellipsis Zine, Train Lit Mag, Firefly Magazine, Stories for Homes, Zero Flash, and Microcosms Fiction. Twitter: @Alva1206
Barbara Lorna Hudson is an ex-social worker who has ended up as an Oxford don. She took up fiction writing on retirement. Her first novel Timed Out (Driven Press 2016), is about an older woman who looks for love on the Internet in the hope of achieving a meaningful new life.
Andrew has been writing and publishing short stories for the past decade. One of these, The Crab Catcher, was reprinted in Brilliant Flash Fiction’s Best Of anthology. He currently lives in Arizona, serving in the Army Reserve, working as a criminologist, and taking care of the world’s most adorable white husky.
Caroline Hurley’s poems have appeared in Poetry24, The Electric Acorn, Three Monkeys Online and EuroScience Open Forum’s third Science Meets Poetry anthology. Clebran.org has featured her flash fiction and a chapter from her novel. Her essays have appeared in The Village Magazine and Futurebooks.com. Her current focus is on young adult fiction and screenwriting. She lives near an Irish bird reserve.
Wim Hylen’s work has appeared in Cafe Irreal, Rivet Journal, Crack the Spine and McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, among other places. He lives in Phoenix, Arizona.
Joshua Isard is the author of a novel, Conquistador of the Useless (Cinco Puntos Press), and his stories have appeared in numerous journals including The Broadkill Review and Wyvern. He studied at Temple University, The University of Edinburgh, and University College London. Joshua directs Arcadia University’s MFA Program in Creative Writing, and lives in Philadelphia. You can find him on Twitter @JoshuaIsard.