Authors

  1. Kathryn Wilmotte is an English major and an aspiring medievalist. She enjoys exploring the relationship between history and literature across time and is at work on her first novel. Currently, she is an M.A. candidate in Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University and lives a quiet, contemplative life with her cat.


  2. My name is Michael Casey and I am a 38 year old author from Melbourne, Australia. I am a freelance content writer and I have written articles for pop culture sites such as Cracked.com, Nerdbot, and Poplurker. I recently had a short story published through Ash tales.


  3. Michael Morris has published short stories in Youth Imagination and Fudoki magazines. He has taught about environmental science at universities in China, Japan and New Zealand. This story represents one of those 'teachable moments'.


  4. Myna Chang writes flash and short stories. Her work has been featured or is forthcoming in X-R-A-Y Lit Mag, New World Writing, Reflex Fiction, FlashFlood, Atlas & Alice, Writers Resist, and Daily Science Fiction. Anthologies featuring her stories include the Grace & Gravity collection Furious Gravity IX; and the forthcoming This is What America Looks Like anthology by Washington Writers’ Publishing House.


  5. Paul McDonald taught at the University of Wolverhampton for twenty five years, where he ran the Creative Writing Programme. He took early retirement in 2019 to write full time. He is the author of over twenty books, which cover fiction, poetry, and scholarship. His books include the novels Surviving Sting (2001), Kiss Me Softly Amy Turtle (2004), and Do I Love You? (2008); poetry collections, The Right Suggestion (1999), Catch a Falling Tortoise (2007), and An Artist Goes Bananas (2012), and a recent collection of flash fiction, Midnight Laughter (2019). His scholarly work ranges across a variety of disciplines, including American literature, humour, and narratology. His most recent academic books are: Enigmas of Confinement: A History and Poetics of Flash Fiction (2018), Lydia Davis: A Study (2019), and Allen Ginsberg: Cosmopolitan Comic (2020). His creative work has won or been shortlisted for a number of prizes including the Ottakars/Faber and Faber Poetry Competition, The Bedford Prize, The Bridport Prize, The John Clare Poetry Prize, the Sentinel Poetry Prize, the Sentinal Short Story Prize, and Retreat West Flash Fiction Prize, and the Pushcart Prize (nomination).


  6. Sarah McPherson is a Sheffield-based writer and poet, with work published/forthcoming in Splonk, STORGY, Emerge Literary Journal, Fudoki Magazine, The Cabinet of Heed, and elsewhere. She has been long/shortlisted in competitions including Writers’ HQ and Reflex Fiction, and nominated for Best Microfictions 2021.


  7. Steven Sheil is a writer and filmmaker based in Nottingham, UK. His work has previously appeared in Black Static, Horla, The Ghastling and as part of the Black Library anthology Invocations. He is the director of the horror film Mum & Dad (2008).


  8. William Lewis began writing flash fiction two years ago. He enjoys the economy and possibilities of the short form. He particularly enjoys reading his stories aloud. He has recently read some of his stories on a Gloucestershire local radio station, and for a storytelling group.


  9. Ada Wofford holds a BA in English literature and is currently a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is a Contributing Editor for The Blue Nib literary magazine and has been published in numerous publications such as McSweeney's Internet Tendency and Sundress Publications.


  10. algae is a senior Texas A&M University and is currently writing creative thesis about Mexican-American experiences in the Rio Grande Valley. The submitted pieces are both excerpts of this growing anthology and have specifically geographic connections to her hometown, Roma, Texas. algae’s “They Love When I Speak Spanish (Aman cuando hablo español)” was recently published in The Eckleburg Project’s thirteenth edition.