About the Authors

Ayuka Breathes: Mandy-Suzanne Wong's short fiction appears in THE HYPOCRITE READER, DARK MATTER, and the 2015 Aeon Award shortlist. Her novel, DRAFTS OF A SUICIDE NOTE, was shortlisted for the 2015 Santa Fe Writers’ Project Literary Award.

Two Lanes to Nowhere: Chelsea Graham received an MSc in Sociology from the London School of Economics and a BA in Communication from the American University of Rome. Her fiction spans and sometimes unites the corn fields of midwest America and the graffitied side streets of Rome. Her work has been featured in the Stockholm Review of Literature.

The Present at High Tide: Chris Schacht received an MFA from New Mexico State University. His work has appeared in Blank Fiction, Drunk Monkeys, Newfound, and The Bellevue Literary Review.

One of Many Deaths: Maria Pinto's work has appeared in Necessary Fiction, Word Riot, and Pinball. She was an Ivan Gold Fellow at the Writers' Room of Boston, in the city where she reads for FLAPPERHOUSE & walks dogs. Her debut novel is in search of a home.

Walk Into Splintered Sunlight: Trevor Zaple is a Canadian author whose work has appeared in Morel, Trigger Warning, Tracer, and the Nightmare Collective anthology. He has a B.A. in Contemporary Studies, and writes risk analysis pieces for Western University's Leadership and Democracy Lab.