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The Apple Tree by Joe Lucido

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Joe Lucido is an MFA candidate at the University of Alabama with work appearing or forthcoming in SmokeLong Quarterly, Hobart (Web), apt Online, Johnny America, Cloud Rodeo, and others. He grew up in St. Louis.

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The Rainforest by Dianne Turgeon Richardson


Dianne Turgeon Richardson recently completed her MFA in fiction at the University of Central Florida, where she served as a managing editor for The Florida Review. Her work has appeared in such journals as Zaum, Poem, Sundog Lit, and Cooweescowee, as well as the anthology A Sense of the Midlands. She lives with her husband and two mutts in Orlando, Florida, and teaches first-year composition at UCF. She blogs semi-regularly at

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A Less Convenient Truth by Maggie Su

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Maggie Su graduated from the University of Illinois with a BA in English and Creative Writing. She currently attends Indiana University’s MFA program. Her work has appeared in the Coachella Review.

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Needlepoint Man by Jaimie Eubanks

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Jaimie Eubanks lives, works and writes in Minneapolis and Miami. Her work can be found in places such as Bartleby Snopes, Thought Catalog, and Crack the Spine.

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Carnival Ride by Courtney Craggett


Courtney Craggett is a doctoral candidate in creative writing and Chicana/o literature at the University of North Texas, where she teaches English and has served as the Assistant Fiction Editor for the American Literary Review. Her fiction appears in Mid-American Review and Washington Square Review. Her reviews appear monthly in American Microreviews and Interviews. Before beginning her graduate work she taught elementary school in Puebla, Mexico, under the shadow of the volcano Popocatépetl.

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Because I Knew Her When She Was Still Playing That Crappy Acoustic Guitar To Covers Of Radiohead By Jenine Gail Urquhart


Jenine Gail Urquhart currently resides in Saskatoon after completing her BFA in English Literature between the University of Saskatchewan and York University. She spends her evenings serving pints and her days slinging espresso in order to explore the likes of Bolivia, Peru, India, Nepal, and Isreal. Her inspiration from the bustle of travel and the vastness of the Canadian prairies brings you her first publication.

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The Count by Kate Ryan

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My writing has been featured on Seven Ponds, Luna Luna Magazine, and Ravishly. You can find my personal blog at I currently live in Los Angeles.

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Returns by Patricia Ann McNair


My short story collection, The Temple of Air, was published in 2011 and named the Chicago Writers Association Book of the Year, Devil’s Kitchen Reading Prose Winner, and the Society of Midland Authors Finalist in Fiction. I am an associate professor in the Department of Creative Writing at Columbia College Chicago.

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Fly High by Sarah Domet

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Sarah Domet’s short fiction and nonfiction has been published in journals such as Beloit Fiction Journal, New Delta Review, Harpur Palate, Juked, Bluestem Review, Potomac Review, Hobart, Talking Writing, Many Mountains Moving, Barely South Review, and other places. She’s the author of the craft book 90 Days to Your Novel, and she teaches writing at Georgia Southern University.

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Mistralismus by Dan Reiter

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Dan Reiter is always working on something. His most recent offerings won The Florida Review Editor’s Award in fiction and Bartleby Snopes story of the month. A more bizarre piece is currently on display at Burrow Press Review. More of his sudden fiction is upcoming in Spork and other journals. He lives and dreams here:

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