Short Stories | August 15, 2015

In the Penile Colony by Alan Good


Alan Good’s writing has appeared in Timothy McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, The Legendary, Atticus Review, and Bookslut. He lives in Denver and can be stalked on Twitter: @TheAlanGood.

Short Stories | August 15, 2015

This Is New Jersey by Linda Carela


Linda Carela lives in The Bronx, NYC, and works at a humanitarian relief organization where she analyzes donor data and provides customer service. She is also trying to climb the 46 highest peaks in the Adirondacks. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Jelly Bucket, Limestone, and Crack the Spine. She attended The Writers Studio for four years and studied with Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Philip Schultz.

Short Stories | July 15, 2015

Little Monsters by Aurelia Wills


Aurelia Wills has had stories published in The Kenyon Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, CALYX, and other journals. A story is forthcoming in an anthology of the best of New Orleans Review. Her young adult novel The Last, Truest Name of Leah Lobermeir will be published in fall 2016 by Candlewick Press. She teaches creative writing and ESL in Minneapolis.

Short Stories | July 15, 2015

One Eye Open by Robin McCarthy


Robin McCarthy is a co-managing editor of Passages North and an intern for VIDA: Women in Literary Arts. Her work has been published by or is forthcoming from Gulf Coast, The Pinch, Sonora Review, The Rumpus, Green Mountains Review, NPR, and on the blogs for PANK and Ploughshares. She is from Maine, where once in a while there might be a moose in the yard.

Short Stories | July 15, 2015

Marked for Deletion by Tsipi Keller

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The author of nine books, Tsipi Keller is the recipient of several literary awards, including National Endowment for the Arts Translation Fellowships, and New York Foundation for the Arts Fiction grants. “Marked for Deletion” is from her collection “Solitary Pleasures” now looking for a home.

Short Stories | July 15, 2015

Quantum Suicide by Steve Finbow


Steve Finbow’s fiction includes Balzac of the Badlands (Future Fiction London, 2009), Tougher Than Anything in the Animal Kingdom (Grievous Jones Press, 2011), Nothing Matters (Snubnose Press, 2012). His biography of Allen Ginsberg in Reaktion’s Critical Lives series was published in 2011. His latest works are Grave Desire: A Cultural History of Necrophilia (Zero Books, 2014) and Down Among the Dead (Number Thirteen Press, 2014). He is writing a non-fiction analysis of physical illness and creativity and a novel—White Gardens—both to be published in 2016.

Short Stories | July 15, 2015

My Daddy Said . . . by Jill Adams


Jill Adams is from southern Indiana but lived for many years in Oregon before moving to Barcelona, Spain, where she teaches language and literature, and edits and publishes the online literary review, The Barcelona Review, founded in 1997. She has fiction forthcoming in Gargoyle.

Short Stories | June 15, 2015

Duck by Zach VandeZande

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Zach VandeZande is the author of Apathy and Paying Rent (Loose Teeth Press, 2008) and the forthcoming Lesser American Boys (Queen’s Ferry Press, 2016). His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Gettysburg Review, Portland Review, Cutbank, Passages North, PRISM International, Atlas Review, Necessary Fiction, Crack the Spine, The Boiler, The Adroit Journal, and elsewhere.

Short Stories | June 15, 2015

Warmer, Colder by Kim Magowan

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Kim Magowan lives in San Francisco and teaches in the English Department at Mills College. She has fiction published or forthcoming in Arroyo Literary Review, Breakwater Review, Corium Magazine, Fiction Southeast, The Gettysburg Review, Indiana Review, JMWW, River City, Valparaiso Fiction Review, and Word Riot.

Short Stories | June 15, 2015

Over There by Shebana Coelho


Shebana Coelho is a writer and director, originally from India, now living in New Mexico. She received a Fiction Fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts and a Fulbright grant to Mongolia. Traveling and writing led her – by accident, on purpose – into her own life. She is especially inspired by the motto of Ushuaia in Tierra del Fuego: fin del mundo, principio de todo, the end of the world, the beginning of everything. Visit her website at