Fiction

Anne Colwell

Anne Colwell

Anne Colwell, an English professor at the University of Delaware, has published two books of poems: Believing Their Shadows (Word Poetry, 2010) and Mother’s Maiden Name (Word Poetry, 2013). She writes poetry and fiction and won the 2013 Emerging Artist in Fiction Award for her novel, Holy Day.

Anne Colwell

Anne Colwell

Anne Colwell, an English professor at the University of Delaware, has published two books of poems: Believing Their Shadows (Word Poetry, 2010) and Mother’s Maiden Name (Word Poetry, 2013). She writes poetry and fiction and won the 2013 Emerging Artist in Fiction Award for her novel, Holy Day.

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Colwell

Claire Polders

Claire Polders

Claire Polders is a Dutch author of four novels. She holds a double master's degree in Literature and Philosophy and has studied at the Sorbonne in Paris. Her short prose in English has appeared or is forthcoming in Tin House (Flash Fidelity), SmokeLong Quarterly, Hobart, Word Riot, Folio, matchbook, Flash: The International Short-Short Story Magazine, Atticus Review, Literary Orphans, Litro, and elsewhere. Recently, she completed her first novel in English. She lives in Paris with her American husband who is also a writer.

Claire Polders

Claire Polders

Claire Polders is a Dutch author of four novels. She holds a double master's degree in Literature and Philosophy and has studied at the Sorbonne in Paris. Her short prose in English has appeared or is forthcoming in Tin House (Flash Fidelity), SmokeLong Quarterly, Hobart, Word Riot, Folio, matchbook, Flash: The International Short-Short Story Magazine, Atticus Review, Literary Orphans, Litro, and elsewhere. Recently, she completed her first novel in English. She lives in Paris with her American husband who is also a writer.

Claire
Polders

James Pate

James Pate

James Pate is a fiction writer and poet who grew up in Memphis. He has an MFA from the Writers’ Workshop at the University of Iowa, and his work has appeared in La Petite Zine, storySouth, Cream City Review, Black Warrior Review, New Delta Review, Blue Mesa Review, Berkeley Fiction Review, Pembroke Magazine, and Bayou Magazine, among other places. He is the author of The Fassbinder Diaries (Civil Coping Mechanisms), a collection of micro-fiction. His book Flowers Among the Carrion: Essays on the Gothic in Contemporary Poetry is forthcoming from the Action Books. He teaches at Shepherd University.

James Pate

James Pate

James Pate is a fiction writer and poet who grew up in Memphis. He has an MFA from the Writers’ Workshop at the University of Iowa, and his work has appeared in La Petite Zine, storySouth, Cream City Review, Black Warrior Review, New Delta Review, Blue Mesa Review, Berkeley Fiction Review, Pembroke Magazine, and Bayou Magazine, among other places. He is the author of The Fassbinder Diaries (Civil Coping Mechanisms), a collection of micro-fiction. His book Flowers Among the Carrion: Essays on the Gothic in Contemporary Poetry is forthcoming from the Action Books. He teaches at Shepherd University.

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Pate

Katie Flynn

Katie Flynn

Katie M. Flynn is Fiction Editor at the Indianola Review. Her stories have appeared or are forthcoming in Barrelhouse, Carve, Flyway, Monkeybicycle, Paper Darts, and elsewhere. She’s been nominated for a Pushcart Prize twice and holds an MFA from the University of San Francisco. Recently, she completed her first novel about love, revenge, and uploaded consciousness. When she’s not writing, she’s teaching herself classical guitar, nerding out over chess, or chasing her two kids through the wilds of San Francisco.

Katie Flynn

Katie Flynn

Katie M. Flynn is Fiction Editor at the Indianola Review. Her stories have appeared or are forthcoming in Barrelhouse, Carve, Flyway, Monkeybicycle, Paper Darts, and elsewhere. She’s been nominated for a Pushcart Prize twice and holds an MFA from the University of San Francisco. Recently, she completed her first novel about love, revenge, and uploaded consciousness. When she’s not writing, she’s teaching herself classical guitar, nerding out over chess, or chasing her two kids through the wilds of San Francisco.

Katie
Flynn

Kelcey Ervick

Kelcey Ervick

Kelcey Ervick is the new name of Kelcey Parker, author of two award-winning works of fiction: Liliane's Balcony: A Novella of Fallingwater (Rose Metal Press 2013) and For Sale By Owner (Kore Press 2011). Her forthcoming book, The Bitter Life of Božena Němcová, will be published by Rose Metal Press in 2016. She teaches at Indiana University South Bend. (Kelcey Ervick is also the old name of Kelcey Parker, who changed her name a long time ago and has now changed it back.)

Kelcey Ervick

Kelcey Ervick

Kelcey Ervick is the new name of Kelcey Parker, author of two award-winning works of fiction: Liliane's Balcony: A Novella of Fallingwater (Rose Metal Press 2013) and For Sale By Owner (Kore Press 2011). Her forthcoming book, The Bitter Life of Božena Němcová, will be published by Rose Metal Press in 2016. She teaches at Indiana University South Bend. (Kelcey Ervick is also the old name of Kelcey Parker, who changed her name a long time ago and has now changed it back.)

Kelcey
Erivck

Lee Upton

Lee Upton

Lee Upton is the author of books of poetry, fiction, essays, and literary criticism. Her most recent books are Bottle the Bottles the Bottles the Bottles from the Cleveland State University Poetry Center (2015), and The Tao of Humiliation: Stories from BOA Editions (2014).

Lee Upton

Lee Upton

Lee Upton is the author of books of poetry, fiction, essays, and literary criticism. Her most recent books are Bottle the Bottles the Bottles the Bottles from the Cleveland State University Poetry Center (2015), and The Tao of Humiliation: Stories from BOA Editions (2014).

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Upton

Lynn Mundell

Lynn Mundell

Lynn Mundell’s work has appeared in Literary Orphans, The Sun, Eclectica, Flash: The International Short-Short Story Magazine, Counterexample Poetics, and elsewhere. More flash fiction is forthcoming in 2016 in Thrice Fiction, Serving House Journal, and Five Points. Lynn lives in Northern California, where she co-edits 100 Word Story.

Lynn Mundell

Lynn Mundell

Lynn Mundell’s work has appeared in Literary Orphans, The Sun, Eclectica, Flash: The International Short-Short Story Magazine, Counterexample Poetics, and elsewhere. More flash fiction is forthcoming in 2016 in Thrice Fiction, Serving House Journal, and Five Points. Lynn lives in Northern California, where she co-edits 100 Word Story.

Lynn
Mundell

Mark Ali

Mark Ali

Mark Ali's work has appeared or is forthcoming in Forge Journal, Lalitamba Magazine, Digital Paper, Pearl, Zillah, Occam's Razor, and Rad Dad. He is currently working on a novel, A New Kind of Fool, lives in Oakland, California, and is the proud father of two sons. Mark is an English teacher, program coordinator, and Bay Area Writing Project teacher consultant.

Mark Ali

Mark Ali

Mark Ali's work has appeared or is forthcoming in Forge Journal, Lalitamba Magazine, Digital Paper, Pearl, Zillah, Occam's Razor, and Rad Dad. He is currently working on a novel, A New Kind of Fool, lives in Oakland, California, and is the proud father of two sons. Mark is an English teacher, program coordinator, and Bay Area Writing Project teacher consultant.

Mark
Ali

Marvin Shackelford

Marvin Shackelford

Marvin Shackelford is author of a poetry collection, Endless Building (Urban Farmhouse). His stories and poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Epiphany, Hobart, FiveChapters, Southern Humanities Review, Pithead Chapel, and elsewhere. He resides in the Texas Panhandle with his wife, Shea, and earns a living in agriculture.

Marvin Shackelford

Marvin Shackelford

Marvin Shackelford is author of a poetry collection, Endless Building (Urban Farmhouse). His stories and poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Epiphany, Hobart, FiveChapters, Southern Humanities Review, Pithead Chapel, and elsewhere. He resides in the Texas Panhandle with his wife, Shea, and earns a living in agriculture.

Marvin
Shackelford

Michelle Ross

Michelle Ross

Michelle Ross is the author of There’s So Much They Haven’t Told You, which won the 2016 Moon City Press Short Fiction Award (MCP 2017). Her work has recently appeared in Cream City Review, The Forge, Monkeybicycle, TriQuarterly, and other venues. She is fiction editor of Atticus Review and a consulting editor for the 2018 Best Small Fictions anthology. She lives in Tucson, Arizona. "Counterbalances" is a collaborative work with Kim Magowan.

Michelle Ross

Michelle Ross

Michelle Ross is the author of There’s So Much They Haven’t Told You, which won the 2016 Moon City Press Short Fiction Award (MCP 2017). Her work has recently appeared in Cream City Review, The Forge, Monkeybicycle, TriQuarterly, and other venues. She is fiction editor of Atticus Review and a consulting editor for the 2018 Best Small Fictions anthology. She lives in Tucson, Arizona. "Counterbalances" is a collaborative work with Kim Magowan.

Michelle
Ross

Molly Giles

Molly Giles

Molly Giles is the author of four prize winning collections of stories and a novel. She recently retired from teaching in the MFA Program at the University of Arkansas and lives in West Marin.

Molly Giles

Molly Giles

Molly Giles is the author of four prize winning collections of stories and a novel. She recently retired from teaching in the MFA Program at the University of Arkansas and lives in West Marin.

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Giles