Creative Nonfiction

How to Grieve Forever by Nicole Piasecki


Nicole teaches undergraduate writing and rhetoric courses at the University of Colorado Denver and directs the Denver Writing Project, a literacy-focused professional development organization for teachers. She is an active member of Lighthouse Writers Workshop. Nicole has published works in Shadowbox Magazine, the CLAS Statement, and Gertrude Press.

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Perahia (Tel Aviv, 2001) by Karen Marron

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Karen Marron lives and writes in Tel Aviv. She has an MA in Creative Writing from Bar-Ilan University and edits creative nonfiction for The Ilanot Review. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Drunken Boat, Blunderbuss, Beeswax Magazine and Small Spiral Notebook. Follow her on Twitter @marronglacee.

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Generational Curse by Chad L. Hutchison

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Chad L. Hutchison grew up on a farm bounded by the Ohio River. He received his MFA from Eastern Kentucky University, where he was co-editor of the student newspaper, co-founder of an alternative newspaper, editor of the yearbook, and editor of the undergraduate literary arts journal. He currently teaches adult education classes for Jefferson Community and Technical College. He and his wife have three little boys.

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Housekeeping by Julie Henson


Julie Henson’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in Quarterly West, Subtropics, CutBank, Iowa Review, Southern Indiana Review, New Ohio Review, dislocate, Yemassee, and others. She was a finalist for Washington Square Review’s 2015 poetry contest, a finalist for the 2014 Iowa Review Award and a semi-finalist in Boston Review’s 2014 “Discovery” poetry contest. She lives in Lafayette, Indiana with her cat Pippa and a (currently) working stove.

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Sex Is Sex by Hilary Tellesen

Hilary Tellesen is a poet, playwright, dramaturg, and performer in a small town in Northern California. Her work has been published in Watershed, Educational Insights, Lunch Ticket, and in a collaborative publication of artists and poets in re:home from the 1078 Art Gallery. Tellesen has been a regular contributor to the summer showcase of new works at the Butcher Shop hosted by the Blue Room Theatre, and her one-act play “Good With Faces” was a finalist for the Leah Ryan’s Fund for Emerging Women Writers.

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Hungry Girls Bleed by Cristina Mack

Cristina Mack is a pseudonym for a writer who lives in the mid-Atlantic.

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A Cruel Trick by Nicole Lacy

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Nicole Lacy is an MFA candidate at Carlow University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Other writing appears in Tin House’s Open Bar and Sein und Werden.

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Bare Necessities by Lukas Guden

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Lukas was born in Lithuania, but grew up in Las Vegas, NV. He spent his teenage through mid-twenties in and out of detention facilities and struggling with drug addiction. This experience provides much of the material that he writes. Lukas Guden is currently twenty-six years old. He is enrolled in college and continuing to write as a hobby

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Lightning Split of Oak Tree by Lily Ann Summerville


Lily Ann Summerville is a Tennessee native who loves sweet tea and her family garden. She’s a recent graduate from Western Kentucky University and an MFA candidate.

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Four Truck Drivers by Jessica Housand-Weaver


Jessica Housand-Weaver is a writer, artist and developer living in Albuquerque’s East Mountains. She has been published in many fine journals including New Madrid, Poetry Quarterly, Malpais Review and Red Ochre Lit. She is the founder and editor of the technology, art and literary journal, Carbon Culture Review

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