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Real Numbers by Aaron Sommers


Aaron Sommers lives in New Hampshire. His full-length play, “The Death of a Dragon Slayer,” was produced in 2014. His fiction has appeared in The Emerson Review and Amoskeag Journal, among others. He won the 2015 Sudden Fiction Contest in the Berkeley Fiction Review. You can find out more about him at www.aaronsommers.com or follow him on Twitter @aaronsommers.

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Kennardo Goes Out by Dan Kennard

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Dan Kennard lives in Houston, Texas with his wife and son and graduated from the Florida Atlantic MFA program in 2011. His work has also been seen recently in The Offbeat and the Tahoma Literary Review, among others. He is currently at work on a book of stories.

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Eggnog by Adam Janos


Adam Janos is a citizen of the United States, Hungary, and Canada. He currently resides in New York City, where he works as a reporter for The Wall Street Journal. His creative prose has been published or is forthcoming in the Journal of Microliterature, Narratively, and Múlt és Jövő. He has also written and staged five musicals.

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The Confusion by Kate Imbach

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Kate Imbach is a writer living in Park City, Utah for now. She used to work in tech startups. She also has a Master’s in Public Administration from Suffolk University, which is only one letter away from an MFA. Kate’s work has been published or is forthcoming in Weave Magazine, Jersey Devil Press, Map Literary and Axolotl. You can read more on kateimbach.com and follow her on Twitter @kate8.

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Emil Ostrovski is represented by Laura Langlie of the Laura Langlie Literary Agency. He is a Pushcart Prize nominated writer, and has had several other short stories published in Word Riot. His debut novel, The Paradox of Vertical Flight, was released in 2013 by Greenwillow.

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Recycled by Charlie Galbraith


Charlie Galbraith lives and works in London. He wishes he didn’t, but, well, there you go.

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Tentacled by Nancy Au

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Nancy Au is a native of San Francisco currently residing in Oakland, California. She graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in Anthropology, and is currently an MFA student at San Francisco State University. She is published in Identity Theory, Prick of the Spindle, and the Mill Valley Library Literary Review. She was a finalist for Glimmer Train’s Very Short Fiction Award, and was recently the runner-up for the 2014 Michael Rubin Book Award.

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Artefacts by Iryna Klishch

They find her bones floating in a swimming pool the color of seaweed. Her tongue has been cut out and a pile of fingernails has been placed next to the lawn chair. Her teeth are found later, all but one incisor, little stones of metal. There’s no such thing as a perfect murder but this has to be close. She had plastic eyes. At least that’s what you’d thought; at least that’s what she’d said.

You read about it the next day and the words taste like honey. At the funeral, you don’t know what to do with your

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I Don’t Make the Rules by Matthew Barrett

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Matthew Barrett is a 2011 graduate of Gettysburg College and a second year MFA Fiction candidate at UNC Greensboro. He lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and his work has appeared in Wigleaf, Timber, and Appalachian Journal.

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Where We Off To, Lulu Bee? by Rosie Forrest


Rosie Forrest is the winner of the 9th Annual Rose Metal Press Short Short Chapbook contest. Recent publications include SmokeLong Quarterly, Whiskey Island, Ampersand, and forthcoming in Dogwood. In 2013, she was the writer-in-residence with Interlochen Arts Academy; now she makes her home in Nashville, Tennessee. More can be found at rosieforrest.com

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