Contributors

Kathy Fish’s stories have been published or are forthcoming in The Lineup: 20 Provocative Women Writers (Black Lawrence Press, 2015), Yemassee Journal, Guernica, Indiana Review and various other journals and anthologies. She is the author of three collections of short fiction: Together We Can Bury It (The Lit Pub, 2013), Wild Life (Matter Press, 2012), and a chapbook in A Peculiar Feeling of Restlessness (Rose Metal Press, 2008). She has recently joined the faculty of the Mile High MFA at Regis University in Denver where she will be teaching flash fiction.

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Morris Collins’s first novel, Horse Latitudes (MP Publishing USA) was released in 2013 and will be reprinted in a second edition by Dzanc Books later this year. Other fiction and poetry has recently appeared in Pleiades, Gulf Coast,The Chattahoochee Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, and Nimrod among others.  Morris lives in Boston and is a Visiting Assistant Professor of English at the College of the Holy Cross.

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Jennifer A. Howard teaches and edits Passages North in Michigan’s underrated Upper Peninsula.

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Stevie Edwards is the author of two collections of poetry, Humanly (Small Doggies 2015) and Good Grief (Write Bloody 2012). Good Grief, her first book, received two post-publication awards: the Independent Publisher Book Awards Bronze in Poetry and the Devil’s Kitchen Reading Award from Southern Illinois University – Carbondale. She is Acquisitions Editor at YesYes Books and Editor-in-Chief at Muzzle Magazine. Her poems have appeared in Rattle, Verse Daily, Indiana Review, Salt Hill, Devil’s Lake, The Offing, PANK, and elsewhere. She has an MFA from Cornell University and a BA from Albion College. She currently lives in Charleston, SC, where she works in acquisitions for a nonfiction publisher.

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Natasha Naayem holds an MFA in creative writing from Columbia University. Her rising is in Aries and her roots are unearthed.

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Ben Loory is the author of the collection Stories for Nighttime and Some for the Day (Penguin, 2011), and a picture book for children, The Baseball Player and the Walrus (Dial Books for Young Readers, 2015). He lives in Los Angeles, where he is an Instructor for the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program.

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Sarah Tourjee is the author of Ghost, and the forthcoming When Tongue was Muscle, both published by Anomalous Press. Sarah is a 2015-2016 artist in residence at Joshua Tree National Park, and is a director and teacher with Frequency Writers in Providence, RI.

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JoAnna Novak is a writer of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, and the editor of Tammy. Her work has recently appeared or is forthcoming in The Atlantic, McSweeney’s, The Rumpus, DIAGRAM, Paste, Quarterly West, The Los Angeles Review, and other publications. The author of four chapbooks, her first full-length collection of poetry will be published in 2016.

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Brad Modlin holds an MFA from Bowling Green State University and is a PhD candidate at Ohio University, where he edits the experimental litmag Quarter After Eight. His poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and hybrids have appeared in Denver Quarterly, River Teeth, monkeybicycle,  Story Quarterly, Indiana Review, and others.

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Stephanie Young lives and works in Oakland. Her most recent book is URSULA or UNIVERSITY. Other poetry includes Picture Palace and Telling the Future Off. With Juliana Spahr, she edited A Megaphone: Some Enactments, Some Numbers, and Some Essays about the Continued Usefulness of Crotchless-pants-and-a-machine-gun Feminism.