Short Stories | October 22, 2016

The Plateau by Nicholas Roth

Nick Roth attended UCLA and the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California. His stories have appeared or are upcoming in Failbetter, The Forge Literary Magazine, Shooter Literary Magazine, Flexible Persona, Rivet Journal, Duende, Your Impossible Voice, Punchnels, Feathertale, and Prick of the Spindle. He lives in Los Angeles.

Short Stories | July 21, 2016

The Gulf of Pass by Jessica Lee Richardson

Jessica Lee Richardson’s first book of stories, It Had Been Planned and There Were Guides (FC2, 2015) won the Ronald Sukenick Innovative Fiction Prize and was longlisted for the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Award. Her shorts and poems won awards from the National Society of Arts and Letters and the F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald museum and have been featured online at The Short Form, Ploughshares, and the Authonomy Sunday Shorts Series by Harper Collins. Her fictions have appeared or will appear in BOAAT, the Collagist, the Indiana Review, Joyland, and the Masters Review among other places. You can read some of these at

Short Stories | June 20, 2016

The Fortunate Ones by Larry Silberfein

Larry Silberfein has one wife, two kids and an infinite amount of olives in his refrigerator. His stories have appeared in The Monarch Review, The Burrow Press Review, Glimmer Train (honorary mention) and Literary Orphans.

Short Stories | June 20, 2016

The Takeover by Nick Sansone

Nicolas Sansone is a recent graduate of Harvard Law School currently working in Portland, ME. He holds an MFA from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and is the author of the novels “Shooting Angels” and “The Calamari Kleptocracy.” His short fiction has appeared in a number of venues, including “Pear Noir!” “PANK,” “NANO Fiction,” “The Los Angeles Review,” and “Big Lucks.” More information is available at

Short Stories | April 18, 2016

The New Clowns by John Picard

John Picard is a native of Washington D.C. living in North Carolina. He received his MFA from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He has published fiction and nonfiction in Iowa Review, Gettysburg Review, New England Review, Mid-American Review, West Branch, Ascent, Greensboro Review, North Dakota Quarterly, and elsewhere. Recent work was cited by The Best American Essays for 2015. A collection of his stories, Little Lives, was published by Main Street Rag.

Short Stories | April 18, 2016

How to Hack a Breakup by T.R. Boone

T.R. Boone is a librarian and a recovering attorney. “How to Hack a Breakup” is his first published work of fiction. He lives in Washington, DC.

Short Stories | March 16, 2016

Once Upon a Tantrum by A.K. Benninghofen

A.K. Benninghofen’s work has appeared in Passages North, Evergreen Review, Monkeybicycle, Necessary Fiction and elsewhere. She lives with her husband and children in Asheville, North Carolina, where she is completing her first novel as well as a collection of linked stories.

Short Stories | February 15, 2016

Such Stuff 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 now writing a non-fiction analysis of physical illness and creativity for Repeater Books and is writer-in-residence at The Function Room.

Short Stories | January 15, 2016

The Brown Note by Jessica Walker

Jessica Walker’s short stories can be found in Stoneboat Literary Journal and Sixfold. She has been a finalist in Blue Mesa Review’s Fiction Contest, Glimmer Train’s New Writer Award, Southwest Review’s Meyerson Contest and the Thomas Wolfe Award for Short Fiction. When she’s not writing, Jessica enjoys dabbling in glass art, inveterate wandering and hanging with her dog, Fritz.

Short Stories | January 15, 2016

The Makeover by Robert Sachs

Robert Sachs is a writer living in Louisville, Kentucky. He earned an M.F.A. in Writing from Spalding University (2009). He serves on the board of Louisville Literary Arts and has been a board member of Sarabande Books, a not-for-profit book publisher. His flash fiction story, “A Mistake in the Parking Lot of the Sarasota-Bradenton Airport appeared in the 10th Annual Writer’s Digest Short Short Story Collection. His story “Blue Room With Woman,” was an honorable mention finalist in the Glimmer Train November 2009 Short Story Award for New Writers. He was a semi-finalist in the Nineteenth Consecutive New Millennium Writing Competition. Additional short stories have appeared, or are scheduled to appear, in Jewish Fiction .net, Mobius, the Journal of Social Change, The Front Porch Review, Boundoff, The Writing Disorder, Red Fez, The Blue Lake Review, Northern Liberties Review, Black Heart Magazine, Literary LEO, Lowestoft Chronicle, and Diverse Voices Quarterly.