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Chelsea Woodard

Chelsea Woodard is the author of the collections Vellum (Able Muse Press, 2014) and Solitary Bee (Measure Press, 2016).Her poems have appeared in the Threepenny Review, 32 Poems, Southwest Review, Blackbird, and elsewhere. She is the recipient of a Walter E. Dakin Fellowship from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference and teaches at Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire.

 

 

L.M. Brown

L.M. Brown is the author of the novels Debris and Hinterland, and the short story collections Were We Awake and Treading the Uneven Road. Both collections were featured in World Literature Today. Her stories won the Nevermore Flash Fiction Award and Press 53-Word Story Contest, and were shortlisted for the Bath Short Story Award, SmokeLong Quarterly Flash Fiction Award, and Fractured Lit Award.

 

Treena Thibodeau

Treena Thibodeau’s fiction has appeared in the Rumpus, Newtown Literary, and Vol. 1 Brooklyn. She is the creator of the virtual reading series TGI, and her work has received generous support from the Vermont Studio Center and the Tin House Summer Conference. She holds an MFA from Columbia University.

 

 

John McLennon

John McLennon spent most of his life in the US Army. During that time, he lived in Germany for four years and made friends with people who survived World War II who were kind enough to share their experiences with him. After retiring from the army, he earned a BA in English Literature and a teacher’s certificate from the University of Texas at San Antonio. He is a member of several writer’s groups as well as the San Antonio Writer’s Guild from which he has won two first-place prizes for short stories and has had several short stories published in literary magazines.

 

Guadalupe Sexto

Guadalupe Sexto was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1982. She studied cinema and photography. In 2004, she moved to Spain, and now she lives on the Mediterranean coast with her husband, ten cats and a dog.

 

 

Nageen Rather

Nageen Rather is a short story writer and aspiring novelist. Born and brought up in Kashmir (India Occupied), he teaches fiction at Islamic University of Science and Technology, Awantipora, Pulwama. His stories have appeared in various literary journals and magazines of international repute. His debut novel Handcuffed to History is upcoming soon. He loves gardening and bird-watching.

 

 

Travis Biddick

A former teacher and librarian, Travis Biddick is now a CPA in Oklahoma City, where he lives with his wife and four children. His poetry and criticism have appeared in Able Muse, Ruminate Magazine, Dappled Things, and the Rotary Dial.

 

 

Luke Hathaway

Luke Hathaway was born Amanda Jernigan in 1978 and lived as a woman for forty-one years before dying and becoming a man. Under his former name he published three collections of poetry, including Years, Months, and Days, named a Best Book of 2018 in the New York Times. Under his current name, he teaches creative writing and English literature at Saint Mary’s University in Mi’kma’ki.

 

 

Matthew Buckley Smith

Matthew Buckley Smith’s book Dirge for an Imaginary World won the 2011 Able Muse Book Award. He is the associate editor of Literary Matters.

 

 

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