1. Lisa Fox is a pharmaceutical market research consultant by day and fiction writer by night. Her short fiction has appeared in publications including Metaphorosis, Telltale Press, New Myths, Luna Station Quarterly, and others, as well as various anthologies. She won first place in the NYC Midnight 2018 Short Screenplay contest and placed third in NYC Midnight’s 2018 Flash Fiction Challenge. Lisa resides in northern New Jersey with her husband, two sons, and their oversized dog, and relishes the chaos of everyday suburban life.

  2. Mandira Pattnaik is an Economist. Naturally, she's thrifty with words. Some of them have woven themselves into stories (the rest are in knots!). Find them at Aurora Wolf Mag, Citron Review, Bending Genres, Lunate, Gasher Journal and New World Writing, among other places.

  3. 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, Nerdbot, and Poplurker. I recently had a short story published through Ash tales.

  4. Miriam Fisher has been published in Australia, as well as India and Nepal where she wrote her first book on climbing in the Himalayas. Navigating the zeitgeist questionably, she recently returned to fiction after a lengthy hiatus immersed in the complexities of the non-fiction world.

  5. 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.

  6. 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).

  7. Ryan Shane Lopez is a teacher who holds an MFA in fiction from Texas State University. His writing has been published in Obra, Door Is a Jar, Hypnopomp, Abstract, Deep Overstock, and Lunate magazines. He lives in Texas with his wife, Hannah, and their two daughters.

  8. 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.

  9. Shelly Jones, PhD is an Associate Professor of English at SUNY Delhi, where she teaches classes in mythology, folklore, literature, and writing. Her speculative work has been published in Podcastle, New Myths, The Future Fire, and elsewhere.

  10. 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).