Flash Fiction | June 20, 2016

Contortion, Distortion by Christina Sun


Christina is a recent grad from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and has work featured in The Adroit Journal, Kentucky Review, Atticus Review, Gravel, and elsewhere. She writes and spams at christinaashleysun.wordpress.com.

Flash Fiction | June 20, 2016

Thick-Boned by Rebecca Ann Jordan


Rebecca Ann Jordan is a speculative fiction author and artist. Her stories and poems have been published in Strange Horizons, Fiction Vortex, FLAPPERHOUSE, Strangelet, and more. In 2015 Becca participated in the Clarion Writer’s Workshop and holds an MFA from California Institute of the Arts in 2016. See more at rebeccaannjordan.com.

Flash Fiction | June 20, 2016

Freckles by Betsy Jemas


Betsy is a writer, illustrator, and creative director living in Kansas City, Missouri. Her work in advertising has been internationally recognized and her skateboarding skills have not. She also co-owns the award-winning screen printing studio, Giant Pancake. This is her first piece of published fiction. You can spy on her via Instagram at @bjemas

Flash Fiction | June 20, 2016

The Equestrian by Cal Freeman


Cal Freeman is the author of the poetry collection Brother of Leaving (Marick Press) and the pamphlet Heard Among the Windbreak (Eyewear Publishing). His writing has appeared in many journals including Passages North, Commonweal, The Journal, Ninth Letter, and The Cortland Review. He is the recipient of the Howard P. Walsh Award for Literature, The Ariel Poetry Prize, and The Devine Poetry Fellowship (judged by Terrance Hayes). He has also been nominated for Pushcart Prizes in poetry and creative nonfiction. He currently lives in Dearborn, MI and teaches at Oakland University.

Flash Fiction | May 19, 2016

Seven Degrees of Separation by Anne Lawrence Bradshaw

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Anne Lawrence Bradshaw lives and writes near Hadrian’s Wall in the North of England. She drinks too much tea and walks a lot. Tweet her @shrewdbanana

Flash Fiction | May 19, 2016

Prepared by Chris Ceravolo


Chris Ceravolo studies photography and creative writing at Drew University. Prior to Drew, he studied Architecture at Syracuse University and The Cooper Union. He was born and raised and lives in New Jersey.

Flash Fiction | May 19, 2016

Michael Hudson Presents Melanie Moore with a Non-Exhaustive, Yet Representative List of What She’s Done in the Last Year to Avoid Saying that Depression is Eating Her Libido by Colleen Kolba


Colleen Kolba is a writer from Chicago, IL. Currently, she is an MFA candidate at the University of South Florida where she studies fiction and comics. Her work has appeared in The Rumpus, Hobart, and [PANK]. You can find her at colleenkolba.tumblr.com and on Twitter @colleenkolba.

Flash Fiction | May 19, 2016

A Big Girl’s Guide to Love by Natalie Lima


Natalie Lima is a 2016 PEN Center USA Emerging Voices Fellow. She is a first-generation college graduate of Northwestern University and currently lives and writes in Los Angeles. “A Big Girl’s Guide to Love” is her first published work of fiction.

Flash Fiction | May 19, 2016

Kaleidoscope by Stefan Lutter


Stefan Lutter was born and raised in rural Upstate New York, where he still resides. This is his first published work.

Flash Fiction | May 19, 2016

Valentine Springs by Daniel Riddle Rodriguez

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Daniel Riddle Rodriguez’s real name is Daniel Riddle Rodriguez. He is a full-time student and father from San Lorenzo, California, where he lives with his son. Previous publications include Juked, Prairie Schooner, Gulf Stream Magazine, Fourteen Hills, and others. Winner of the 2015 CutBank Chapbook Contest, his book Low Village is forthcoming. He is thrilled to be here.