Jacob Aiello lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife and four cats.  He is currently amassing a collection of short fiction consisting of far too many pronouns, some of which have appeared or are forthcoming from Big Lucks, Atlas & Alice, Knee-Jerk, Vending Machine Press, Storm Cellar Quarterly, Pinball, Fiddleback, Menacing Hege, SmokeLong Quarterly, Litro Magazine, Drunk Monkeys, Storychord, The Portland Review and The Wordstock Ten, among others.
Alicia Bones is a first-year fiction student at the University of Montana. Previously, she earned her master’s degree in literature from the University of Iowa. Her fiction and nonfiction works have been published in Hello Horror, Plain Song Review, T(OUR) Magazine, and Matador Network.
Poet and radio host Lauren Camp is the author of two books, most recently The Dailiness, winner of the National Federation of Press Women 2014 Poetry Book Prize and a World Literature Today “Editor’s Pick.” Her third book, One Hundred Hungers, won the Dorset Prize (Tupelo Press, 2016).
Patricia Caspers is the founding editor of West Trestle Review and poetry editor at Prick of the Spindle. Her work has appeared in journals such as Ploughshares, Valparaiso, PANK, and Superstition Review. Her full-length collection In the Belly of the Albatross will appear in 2015 via Glass Lyre Press. 
Jessica Caudill is a writer and dedicated coffee drinker from Eastern Kentucky. She holds an MFA in Writing from Spalding University, and her work has received awards and grants from Kentuckiana Metroversity and the Kentucky Foundation for Women. Her stories appear in such places as Inscape; The Writing Disorder, and Shifts: An Anthology of Women’s Growth Through Change; from MuseWrite Press. She has a website, you know.  
Chella Courington is a writer and teacher. She’s the author of three flash fiction chapbooks along with three chapbooks of poetry. Stories and poetry have appeared in numerous anthologies and journals including SmokeLong, The Los Angeles Review, Nano Fiction, and The Collagist. Born and raised in the south, she now lives in Santa Barbara, CA, with another writer and two cats and teaches creative writing and literature at Santa Barbara City College.
Tommy Dean is the author of a flash fiction chapbook entitled Special Like the People on TV from Redbird Chapbooks. A graduate of the Queens University of Charlotte MFA program, he has been previously published in the Watershed Review, Wilderness House Literary Review, r.kv.r.y, Boston Literary Magazine, Foliate Oak, and Gravel. Find him on Twitter.
Darren C. Demaree is the author of As We Refer to Our Bodies (8th House, 2013), Temporary Champions (Main Street Rag, 2014), The Pony Governor (2015, After the Pause Press), and Not For Art Nor Prayer (8th House, 2015). He is the managing editor of the Best of the Net Anthology. He is currently living in Columbus, Ohio, with his wife and children. 
Robert Eastwood is a retired teacher who lives in San Ramon, California. He is a graduate of California State University At Los Angeles and Saint Mary’s College. His work has appeared widely and most recently in The Dirty Napkin, Wild Goose Poetry Review, Full Of Crow, Legendary, Softblow, Up The Staircase Quarterly, Literary Yard, Kentucky Review, Bird’s Thumb, The Hartskill Review, Spry and Loch Raven Review. His chapbooks are The Welkin Gate, Over Plainsong, Night of the Moth, published by Small Poetry Press. He has been nominated twice for the Pushcart Prize.
Kerry Graham lives, teaches, writes, runs, and photographs in Baltimore, MD. Her work has appeared in The Blue HourThe Three Quarter Reviewelephant journal, and 20 Something Magazine. She hopes her severe case of wanderlust never fades.
Madie Grapes was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania but currently resides in Ohio where she is studying Graphic Design at Cedarville University. Unable to give up her love of writing, she is also pursuing a minor in Creative Writing where she has found her niche composing, short, image driven nonfiction. 
Lois Harrod‘s thirteenth and fourteenth poetry collections Fragments from the Biography of Nemesis (Cherry Grove Press) and the chapbook How Marlene Mae Longs for Truth (Dancing Girl Press) appeared in 2013.  Her poems and stories have appeared in literary journals and online ezines from American Poetry Review to Zone 3. Read more of her work here.
Lilia Joy is a Russian-born poet who immigrated to the US in 1997. She’s an MFA candidate for Poetry at Murray State University, Kentucky. An Associate Professor at Henderson Community College, she teaching composition courses, writes poetry and translates poems from the Russian language. This is her first publication.
Ani King lives in Lansing, Michigan with her family and a skittish cat named Soho. She can be found here.
Michael Klecker lives in St. Paul, Minnesota. He enjoys the outdoors, fishing, and hunting. His work has appeared in Wilderness House Literary Review and Shark Reef, and he was a semifinalist for The Poet’s Billow Bermuda Triangle Prize in Poetry, 2014.
Catherine Kyle is a Ph.D. candidate in English at Western Michigan University, where she studies contemporary U.S. graphic novels. She is the author of the hybrid-genre collection Feral Domesticity (Robocup Press, 2014) and the poetry chapbooks Flotsam (Etched Press, 2015) and Gamer: A Role-Playing Poem (forthcoming from Dancing Girl Press, 2015). She helps run the Ghosts & Projectors poetry reading series and recently started the online literary journal The Ruby Spellbook: where literature and geekery meet. Visit her website.
Rachel Lake earned her MFA from Sarah Lawrence College in 2014 and currently lives with her partner and two cats. In addition to writing she also volunteers for VIDA, and paints pictures for her friends. You can reach Rachel by e-mail here.
Sheila Luna holds a Master of Liberal Studies, with a concentration in creative nonfiction writing, from Arizona State University.  Her personal essays and poetry have recently been published in Sotto Voce Magazine, Everyday Poems, and PILGRIMShe is currently working on a memoir about her experience living in the wilderness of northwestern Montana with a mountain man, where she battled the elements, struggled with a chronic disease, and ultimately discovered her own identity through the solitude of nature and the healing power of art.   She now resides in Scottsdale, Arizona, where she enjoys the luxuries of running water and electricity.
JJ Lynne is a poet and photographer who makes a living as owner of the popular Etsy shop All You Need is Pug. Her writing and artwork have appeared or are forthcoming in PANK, CALYX, Hobart, Mock Orange Magazine, and A Narrow Fellow. JJ is co-editor of poetry for the literary journal Paper Nautilus.

Wendell Mangibin is a graphic artist who lives in Long Island, NY with his wife, two sons, and a hyperactive labradoodle.  His work has appeared in the 2nd Hand, backwriters and Cenotaph.  He was a semifinalist (the long list) for Carve Magazine’s Raymond Carver Short Story Contest and was nominated for Story South’sMillion Writers Award.

Daryl Muranaka was raised in California and Hawaii. He currently lives in the Boston area with his wife and two children and enjoys his children’s dual heritages. His first poetry, Hanami, was recently released by Aldrich Press. 
J Thomas Murphy lives in Somerville, MA. This is his first piece of published fiction. 
Noorulain Noor is the Associate Editor of Papercuts, a publication of Desi Writers’ Lounge Noorulain is a member of the Squaw Valley Community of Writers and her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Spillway, Sugar Mule, ARDOR, aaduna, Santa Clara Review, Poydras Review, Apeiron Review, and other journals along with earning a nomination for the Pushcart Prize.
Randy Osborne’s writing has appeared in many small literary magazines. His personal essays were published last year in four print anthologies and nominated three times for the Pushcart Prize. Represented by Brandt & Hochman in New York, he is finishing a book of essays and lives in Atlanta. 
Joshua Peralta lives in Oakland, CA. “The First Days” is the opening piece from 3rd & Orange, a novel-esque poetry & prose project that will be finished soon. Other poems from that collection have appeared in the journals Ariel, Riprap, Spot Lit Magazine, and most recently on TheGoodMenProject.
John Repp‘s most recent collections are Music Over the Water (Alice Greene & Co., 2013) and Fat Jersey Blues, winner of the 2013 Akron Poetry Prize from the University of Akron Press. You can learn more about John and his work here.
Meggie Royer is a writer and photographer from the Midwest who is currently majoring in Psychology at Macalester College. Her poems have previously appeared in Words Dance MagazineThe Harpoon ReviewMelancholy Hyperbole, and more. She has won national medals for her poetry and a writing portfolio in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, and was the Macalester Honorable Mention recipient of the 2015 Academy of American Poets Student Poetry Prize. You can find more of her work here.

Philip Schaefer is the author of three chapbooks. [Hideous] Miraculous is forthcoming from BOAAT Press, while Radio Silence (forthcoming 2016 from Black Lawrence Press) and Smokes Tones (available from Phantom Limb) were cowritten with poet Jeff Whitney. Individual work is out or due out in VinylThe Cincinnati ReviewPreludeForklift OhioDIAGRAMSonora ReviewH_NGM_N, cream city, Columbia Poetry Review, and Spry Literary Journal among others. He tends bar at a craft distillery in Missoula, where he received his MFA from the University of Montana. 

John Stegner studies English Literature and Fiction Writing at the University of Virginia, and currently resides in the bovine wonderland of Powhatan, Virginia. He has been published in Quail Bell MagazineThe Writer’s Eye Anthology, and 4, and has received the Wagenheim Prize for Best Short Story and Runner-Up for the Adroit Prize for Fiction. 

Ronnie K. Stephens is a full-time English teacher and the father of identical twins. His first full-length collection, Universe in the Key of Matryoshka, was published by Timber Mouse Publishing in 2014. 

Whitney Templeton is a remote writing instructor at University of South Florida and serves as a writing mentor at a residential treatment center for young women in Colorado. In 2014, she was honored by the Fairhope Nonfiction Prize and named Runner Up for the Annie Dillard Award for Creative Nonfiction. Her essays and poems appear in Bellingham Review, Prime Number Magazine, Barnstorm Journal, Cheat River Review, and elsewhere.

Cathy S. Ulrich‘s father really hates starlings, but she thinks they’re nice. Her work has recently been in Apocrypha and Abstractions, Cleaver Magazine and Literary Orphans. 

Ethan Woo is a junior at Groton School.  His work has been published in The Marble Collection and Entropy. He has been recognized by the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards in the Short Story and Flash Fiction categories.