Fiction

True Story

THOMAS KEARNES graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with an MA in film writing. His fiction has appeared in Hobart, Berkeley Fiction Review, PANK, BULL: Men’s Fiction, Split Lip Magazine, Night Train, Word Riot, Storyglossia, Driftwood Press, Adroit Journal, Eclectica, wigleaf, SmokeLong Quarterly, Sundog Lit, The Citron Review, The James Franco Review and elsewhere. He is a three-time Pushcart Prize nominee. Originally from East Texas, he now lives near Houston and works as a cashier. Read more →

Milos

Once a high school math teacher, Andrés left math for an MFA in fiction from The New School. His writing has appeared in The Green Mountains Review, Welter, and The Sand Hill Review among others. He is represented by Lotus Lane Literary. His work has been nominated for a Pushcart. Read more →

The Farmhouse

CAL LOUISE PHOENIX graduated with a BA in English creative writing and sociology from Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas. Her immediate plans include the pursuit of an MFA in creative writing. She was the winner of Beecher’s 2015 Contest in nonfiction, and her work has appeared in the likes of Gravel, Cactus Heart, the Apeiron Review, HOUND, and Green Blotter, among others. Away from her desk, she enjoys hand-sewing, attends shul, and resists nihilistic self-sabotage. Read more →

Rainbow Valley

CHELSEA HARRIS has appeared, or is forthcoming in, Cigale Literary Magazine, Cleaver Magazine, Habitat Magazine, Quaint Magazine and The Fem. She is also the editorial assistant and event coordinator at Fifth Wednesday Journal. Chelsea received her MFA from Columbia College Chicago. Read more →

Stranger in the Snow

SHAY SIEGEL is from Long Island, New York. Shay received a B.A. in English from Tulane University in New Orleans where she was a member of the Women’s Tennis Team. She recently completed an MFA in Fiction at Sarah Lawrence College. Her writing has appeared in The Montreal Review, Burning Word, Mouse Tales Press, The Cat’s Meow for Writers and Readers, The Rusty Nail Literary Magazine, Belleville Park Pages, Black Heart Magazine and Extract(s). Her website is <a href=”http://www.shaysiegel.com/index.html”>www.shaysiegel.com</a>. Read more →

Bicycle Rider

WILLIAM WRIGHT was born in Leeds, England. His fiction has previously appeared, or is forthcoming in The Chicago Tribune, The Delmarva Review, Drafthorse and The Rathalla Review; he is also a regular contributor at The Chicago Book Review. William currently lives in Chicago, IL. Read more →