Creative Nonfiction | June 16th, 2015

Still Life by Caroll Sun Yang

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Caroll Sun Yang earned her BFA in Fine Art from Art Center College of Design, an MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University and is a certified Psychosocial Rehabilitation Specialist. Her work has appeared in The Nervous Breakdown, New World Writing, MUTHA Magazine, The Los Angeles Review of Books, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Necessary Fiction, Identity Theory, Word Riot and other publications. She is spends hours hunched over her unborn debut collection, concocting artworks with her partner, mothering sweet spawn and organizing indecipherable notes to self. She can never have enough personality-disordered friends/ lo-fi anything/ human touch/ sarcasm/ cell photo filters/ art films featuring teens/ Latrinalia/ frosting flowers/ bio changes. She may be found spewing forth @

Creative Nonfiction | June 16th, 2015

Bullet by Whitney Hayes


Whitney Hayes is a Virginia native and currently lives in Pittsburgh. She has recently earned her MFA in Creative Nonfiction from Chatham University.

Creative Nonfiction | June 16th, 2015

Shopping for Salad Stirrers in the Nairobi Airport by John Crawford


A writer and editor living in Waltham, Mass., John Crawford has been published in The Threepenny Review, Philadelphia Stories, and Bull. He’s on Twitter, @crawfordwriter, where he writes weird, depressing, and semi-humorous tweets about the coming environmental apocalypse. Climate change has never been so much fun.

Creative Nonfiction | May 17th, 2015

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.

Creative Nonfiction | May 16th, 2015

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.

Creative Nonfiction | May 16th, 2015

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.

Creative Nonfiction | May 16th, 2015

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.

Creative Nonfiction | April 15th, 2015

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.

Creative Nonfiction | April 15th, 2015

Hungry Girls Bleed by Cristina Mack

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

Creative Nonfiction | April 15th, 2015

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.