After an idyllic childhood on the shores of Wagner’s Lake (Ontario, Canada), Noelle drifted off to try to write herself a life worthy of telling. She currently resides on Pine Lake (Yukon, Canada), where she dabbles in normalcy, translating, and wandering about lost in the snow.
Jihoon Park’s fiction is published or forthcoming in Spry Literary Journal, No Contact Magazine, MARY: A Journal of New Writing, and elsewhere. He is currently an MFA student at George Mason University. He is from San Jose, California. Twitter @jihoon_park94.
Yongsoo Park is the author of the novels BOY GENIUS and LAS CUCARACHAS, the memoir RATED R BOY, and the essay collection THE ART OF EATING BITTER about his one-man crusade to give his children an analog childhood. He lives in Harlem and has an MFA in Creative Writing from the Old School.
W. T. Paterson is a two-time Pushcart Prize nominee, MFA candidate for Fiction at the University of New Hampshire, and graduate of Second City Chicago. His work has been featured in over 70 publications including Fiction Magazine, The Delhousie Review, and Fresh Ink. A number of stories have been anthologized by Lycan Valley, North 2 South Press, and Thuggish Itch. He spends nights yelling for his cat to “Get down from there!”
Born in India, Mandira Pattnaik graduated in Economics but chose weaved words over numbers. Recent publications include DoorIsAJar, Lunate, RuncibleSpoon, Eclectica, Commuterlit, FewerThan500, and (Mac)ro(mic). Her work is forthcoming in CabinetofHeed and FictionBerlin. One of her short stories is currently featured under Editor’s Picks of Juggernaut.in. She loves to travel and embroiders to keep busy.
George Vivian Paul is a civil engineer turned stand-up comedian who predominantly performs with comedy groups called “The Komedian” and “Comedified” . He lives in historic Barrackpore, Kolkata with two dogs, Jenny and Noah.
Mark Pearse is from Hendon, North London, England, but resides in Sayulita, Mexico. He is a songwriter and philosopher.
Cody Pease is a BFA Creative Writing student at Truman State University, where they serve as a news writer for the university’s radio station. They plan on pursuing a Master’s degree in school counseling. Cody also enjoys eating insane amounts of raw cookie dough.
Martin Penman’s work has appeared in Beloit Fiction Journal, The New Guard, and Cutthroat Literary Journal. He lives in New Orleans.
Pamela Picard is a media director, television producer and writer living outside of Boston. Her short stories have appeared in MOON Magazine, Down in the Dirt and soon to be published in The Loch Raven Review and The Writers Circle 2 Anthology. She has an MA from Emerson College in Media and Visual Arts. Twitter and Instagram @pamjpicard.
Simon J. Plant is an Aussie expat ballet dancer and writer based in New York. When he’s not performing he’s either writing or letting his husband know “we’re plumb out of gin.” His work has appeared in anthologies / magazines by Not a Pipe Publishing, Red Cape, The Writer Shed, DarkLit Press, and others: www.simonjplant.com
Charline Poirier is a London-based writer. Her short fiction has appeared in CommuterLit, Freedom Fiction, and Scarlet Leaf Review. Her time is divided between authoring short stories and flash fiction, and editing her debut novel. As a member of The Blue Nib reviewers panel, she contributes regular reviews to the magazine.
Meg Pokrass is the author of five flash fiction collections. Her work has been anthologized in Best Small Fictions 2018 and 2019, two Norton Readers and her stories appear in numerous magazines including Electric Lit and Tin House. She serves as Flash Challenge Editor for Mslexia Magazine and Co-Editor of Best Microfiction.
Robert Pope has published a novel, Jack’s Universe, and a collection of stories, Private Acts. He has also published many stories and personal essays in journals, including Kenyon Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, and Fiction International, and in anthologies, including Pushcart Prize and Dark Lane Anthology.
Frank Possemato teaches English in the Los Angeles community colleges. He and his brother Joey host the talk show “Weymouth After Dark.” Frank’s writing has appeared in a variety of publications including 3AM, Underground Voices, and in Akashic’s “Mondays Are Murder” series.
A. Poythress is in their second year at Columbia College Chicago working towards an MFA in creative writing. They’ve been published in Thresholds UK and The Future Fire with several upcoming publications. They primarily write horror and fantasy stories about queer folk and women. You can find them on twitter @ap_mess or their website www.arpoythress.com
Lila Rabinovich is a public policy analyst who writes in her spare time. Her fiction has appeared in JellyFish Review and Burnt Pine Magazine. She grew up in Argentina and lived in England before settling in Alexandria, VA. She lives with her husband and three kids.
His stories appear in Newtown Literary; Dark Corners; Akashic Books “Mondays are Murder” series; The Literarian, and The Boiler Journal, among other publications. “Do Days” was broadcast on BBC4 in 2015 and performed at Liar’s League NYC. He is a 2013 Fish Publishing Flash Fiction Story Prize finalist. He’s working on a novel set in Italy, where he lived for four years. (Photo by Lou Peralta)
Stephen Rea lives in Dublin and works in the IT industry. As well as short stories and flash fiction, he has written full-length fiction and screenplays.
Taylor Rae is a recently reformed mountain troll who is trying out city living. She holds her Bachelor’s degrees in Psychology and English Literature from the University of Idaho. You can find her lurking in her Twitter cave @mostlytaylor.
Charles Rafferty’s poems have appeared in Prairie Schooner, The New Yorker and The Southern Review. Other poems are forthcoming in Ploughshares and Plume. He has a story forthcoming in The Southern Review, and they are collected in Saturday Night at Magellan’s. Currently, he directs the MFA program at Albertus Magnus College.
Christine Rains is a writer, blogger, and geek mom. She has four degrees that don’t help with motherhood but make her a great Jeopardy player. She’s a proud member of Untethered Realms and S.C.I.F.I. She has eight novellas and several short stories published.
Charles Rammelkamp edits The Potomac, an online literary journal, and he is the prose editor for BrickHouse Books in Baltimore, where he lives. His latest book is a collection of poems called Mata Hari: Eye of the Day. A collection of short fiction, Tales of Potawatomi Rapids, is forthcoming from Texture Press.
Paul Ratner is a freelance journalist and fiction writer. His restaurant and TV reviews have been published in The Spectator and The Telegraph, and you can read a collection of his articles, short stories and poetry on his popular blog www.paulratner.com.
Niles Reddick is author of the novel Drifting Too Far From the Shore, a collection Road Kill Art and Other Oddities, and a novella Lead Me Home. His work has been featured in eleven collections and in over two hundred literary magazines including PIF, Cheap Pop, With Painted Words, among many others. His newest collection Reading the Coffee Grounds was just released. His website is http://nilesreddick.com.
Kari Redmond is a member of Northern Colorado Writers who teaches English as a second language at Colorado State University. She has been published in Coal Review and in a short story collection called Stops Along the Way. She is currently working on a novel. She has two blogs, wordsandothersuchthings.blogspot.com and travelblog.org/Bloggers/Kari12.
Russell Reece’s poetry and prose have appeared in a wide variety of journals and anthologies. His prose chapbook The Mud Lake Trilogy was published in 2014. Russ has received fellowships in literature from both the Delaware Division of the Arts and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. He lives near Bethel, Delaware, along the beautiful Broad Creek.
Ernesto Reyes is an undergraduate at Fresno State where he is currently studying English literature and creative writing. He has had stories published in the San Joaquin Review, Flies Cockroaches & Poets, Subtle Fiction, and the Acentos Review. When he’s not writing, he’s usually reading, listening to music, watching documentaries on Netflix, hanging out at Barnes & Noble with friends, etc.
Richard Risemberg was born into a Jewish-Italian household in Argentina, and dragged to Los Angeles as a child. He won a writing scholarship to Pepperdine University, and has since worked in jobs from gritty to glitzy, including an adult literacy program in one of the poorest neighborhoods of the city. He has published widely in literary journals.
Cinthia Ritchie is an Alaska writer and ultra-runner who spends a ridiculous amount of time in the mountains with a dog named Seriously. Find her work at New York Times Magazine, Rattle, Evening Street Review, Water-Stone Review, Mary, Deaf Poets Society, Into the Void, Theories of HER Anthology, Clementine Unbound and others. Her first novel, Dolls Behaving Badly, was published by Hachette Press.
Rachel Rodman’s work has appeared in Analog, Fireside, Daily Science Fiction, and many other publications. Her latest collection is titled Art is Fleeting (Shanti Arts Press).
Luke Rolfes’ book Flyover Country won the Georgetown Review Press Short Story Collection Contest, and his fiction and essays have appeared in numerous journals. He currently teaches creative writing at Northwest Missouri State University, where he serves as co-editor for The Laurel Review. He mentors in the AWP Writer to Writer Program.
A. Rooney is an associate professor teaching writing at Jindal Global University in Sonipat, India. He recently published a story collection, The Colorado Motet (Ghost Road Press) and a novella, Fall of the Rock Dove (Main Street Rag). His stories have appeared in numerous magazines and journals around the world. The Indian Motel Stories, a story collection, is making the round of publishers.
Kathryn H. Ross is a creative and freelance writer based in the Los Angeles area. Her poetry and prose have recently appeared or are forthcoming in Dali’s Lovechild, Across the Margin, Unbroken Journal, and Pigeonholes. When she is not writing, she is binge watching Netflix or finger-painting with pastels on canvas.
Avijit Roy, a graduate in English Literature from Calcutta University, India, is a teacher by profession. He has tried his hand at poetry too. After the Troy is his self-published book of poetry (Amazon.com). A Sunless Day And Other Stories is a short story collection by Roy that is in process of publication.
Madhumita Roy is pursuing a PhD in English at IIT Kharagpur, India, writing her thesis on Salman Rushdie. She lives in Kolkata and tries to write stories that would excite her as a reader. Her works have previously appeared in Word Riot, Out of Print (India), and others.
Shevaun Rutherford lives in Adelaide, South Australia. She is currently juggling writing her first book, education and sleep. You can follow her on twitter @shevrutherford to get updates on her writing.
Chelsea Ruxer is an MFA student at the Bluegrass Writers Studio. Her work has recently appeared in Hermeneutic Chaos, 5×5, The Higgs Weldon, and others.
Stephen Ryan is a bass playing, Walking Dead loving, proud dad of 3 from Ballymun, Dublin, Ireland. Stephen has performed as a musician and songwriter for over 20 years. He has a Diploma in Music Performance from BCFE and is currently pursuing a degree in Communications at DCU.